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Daniel Blakeslee
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Lead on Purpose: Tools for Effective Leadership consists of two parts that come together to unlock the secrets of molding and shaping oneself into a better leader. The first half uses an engaging allegory to introduce the concept of leadership styles in a way that is pleasurable to read and simple to understand. You’ll quickly become immersed in the story and anxious to see how it unfolds all the while seeing vivid depictions of effective leadership styles that you can emulate as you work to remake yourself as an effective leader.

Practical, Real Life Tools

The second half of Lead on Purpose: Tools for Effective Leadership allows you to delve deeper into the leadership styles presented in the allegory. Through the use of tool-related metaphors, leadership coach Dan Blakeslee, makes concepts typically reserved for high-level MBA courses simple to understand. Questions are posed to help you think critically about the material and apply it to your own life, ensuring that you get the most out of the tools with which this engaging book will equip you.

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Even if you were not born a great leader, you can build yourself up with the right tools. Download the Kindle edition or purchase the book; Lead on Purpose: Tools for Effective Leadership today and begin to discover the tools to build an effective leadership style that will help you accomplish your goals in the workplace and beyond.
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This is a continuation of the discussion from yesterday's blog post, What Drives Us? The first drive is poimen. This is the drive to achieve, to get the task
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The basis for the Leader Code is three Greek words used in the New Testament of the Bible to describe a leader. These words are translated into English in a
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Pastor, Author, Professor
Skills
Public Speaking, Writing, Illusions
Employment
  • Author
    2012 - present
    The Leader Code 2.0 The Leader Code Expanded Edition Lead Like Hell is Real Lead on Purpose
  • Point Harbor Community Church
    Administrative Pastor, 2012 - present
  • Baptist University of America
    President, 2009 - 2011
  • Noble Hill Baptist Church
    Lead Pastor, 2009 - 2012
  • US Navy
    Chief Petty Officer (Submarines), 1980 - 1992
  • High Street Baptist Church
    Executive Pastor, 1999 - 2001
  • Mt. Calvary Baptist Church
    Lead Pastor, 1994 - 1999
  • Fellowship Baptist Church
    Associate Pastor, 1989 - 1993
  • Baptist Bible Fellowship International
    Director of Operations, 2001 - 2003
  • Baptist Bible College
    Professor and CIO, 1999 - 2010
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Chesapeake, VA
Previously
Springfield, MO - Indianapolis, IN - Portsmouth, VA - Suffolk, VA - Balston Spa, NY - Richmond, MO
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Author, coach, pastor, professor, Harley rider and escapes from straight jackets for fun.
Introduction
Blakeslee is the author of "The Leader Code" and several other books. He is a Master Financial Coach, pastor, professor, Harley rider and escapes from straight jackets for fun.

Blakeslee is an experienced leader and a leadership coach. He is a Master Financial Coach. Blakeslee is a pastor, college professor, husband, father and grandfather. He coaches with individuals who want to win with money and win with people. He is a member of, Dave Ramsey* Certified Counselors. He has also completed Dave Ramsey's* Financial Coach Master Series Training. 

He lives with his wife, Michele, in Chesapeake, Virginia. He consults with non-profit organizations, churches and businesses to help them accomplish their mission - efficiently and effectively. 

He was born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. After graduating from high school Blakeslee enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He volunteered for the Submarine Service. He advanced to Chief Petty Officer and served on board three nuclear powered submarines as the Leading Engineering Laboratory Technician and an Engineering Watch Supervisor. 

Before the start of Desert Storm, Blakeslee was assigned to the U. S. Navy's Leadership Development Program (NLDP) as an instructor. He taught hundreds of first time managers and mentored them as they transitioned from worker to leader. He was later joined the instructor school for the leadership program, where he was consistently singled out by officer and senior enlisted students as a premiere instructor and leader. Blakeslee was awarded the Master Training Specialist for his work in the Leadership Instructor School. 

He developed curriculum for the pilot course for the Navy's Total Quality Management (TQM) Program, later called Total Quality Leadership (TQL). Blakeslee designed the curriculum and taught the pilot course before he deployed in support of Operation Desert Shield. Blakeslee served as the Lead Pastor and Executive Pastor of three churches. He was the Director of Operations for the Baptist Bible Fellowship International and on the faculty and administration of Baptist Bible College and Graduate School. 

He is currently serving as the Administrative Pastor at the Point Harbor Community Church in Chesapeake, Virginia. 

* Completion of the Master Financial Coaching series training does not make him an employee or agent of Dave Ramsey, nor give him the right to speak for or bind Dave Ramsey, nor constitute an endorsement by Dave Ramsey or Ramsey Solutions.
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Can escape from a straight jacket in less than 90 seconds.
Education
  • The University of the State of New York
  • Baptist University of America
  • Baptist Bible Graduate School of Theology
  • American International University
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