In the past 25 years, organizational culture, systems and operations which were thought to be fail safe have been seen to collapse. Major corporations have suffered from systems implosion. At the same time, nations like Iraq and Afghanistan have been invaded to bring about change, democracy and new leadership. Others have experienced a revolution and an implosion, particularly the Arab Spring. The wind which blew across the Middle East brought a change to Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen and Libya, is still blowing. Where the wind has not blown, particularly in developing nations of the third world, there is an oxymoron, a contradiction. Many of these nations have natural, human and mineral resources and yet they are underdeveloped. These various settings described seem to have one common challenge - Failed Leadership. Why Do Leaders Fail? There are several reasons given in this book. However, it includes the fact that leaders fail when their vision is unclear and they do not walk the talk, when they refuse to learn or develop those who walk with them. The importance of this subject cannot be overemphasized because if we fix the leaders we will fix the world.
Pastor Matthew is the President and Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre, the largest church in Western Europe.
An inspiring visionary, Pastor Matthew launched the UK’s first church-owned television channel, KICC TV, and his television and radio ministry Winning Ways is received by a potential audience of several hundred million people in Europe, Africa, Asia, the USA and the Caribbean.
An award-winning and prolific author, Pastor Matthew has published more than 70 books, including “The Power of Positive Prayer Bible” and the classic ‘What’s Wrong With Being Black?’ – a book hailed for ‘reaching the parts community campaigners cannot reach’.
Recently honoured as the most influential black person in the public sector/religion category by one of Britain ’s leading black newspapers, his influence on church growth and evangelism has been noted by local and international news media.
Matthew Ashimolowo sits on the Board of Reference for many leading organizations. With numerous requests for his comments from the media, Pastor Matthew is one of the most exciting and inspiring Christian voices on the world scene today."read more