About the Book

This is a manual of doing, not talking. It’s time to move past planning and kick-start Monday into action.
Profitable organizations require a healthy culture, and Tim Stevens holds the secret sauce for creating and maintaining a vibrant and successful workplace. Whether leading in the church, in the boardroom, or in the cubicle, Stevens knows how to get every team member excited about work and ready to contribute.

Stevens, a lead member of the Vanderbloemen Search Group, draws from his twenty-year experience working at Granger Community Church in Indiana leading a team of more than 130 people and growing a worldwide ministry. With a history of working in non-profit, church and business, Fairness is Overrated lays out a practical blueprint for success.

Offering lessons that no other leadership book will teach, Stevens explains why a resume is worthless, why Facebook and Twitter are acceptable at work, and how to guard against career-ending mistakes.

Change starts at the top, and these short, digestible chapters will ignite the transformation every leader needs. Packed with practical bullet-pointed advice, discussion questions, and stories from a lifetime of leadership and coaching, Fairness is Overrated is sure to influence success in every person.

About Author

Tim Stevens is a team leader with the Vanderbloemen Search Group, an executive search firm that helps churches and ministries find great leaders.

Previously he was the executive pastor at Granger Community Church in Granger, Indiana. During his twenty years there, he helped grow the church to more than 5,000 gathering weekly in three locations and saw a worldwide impact, which included a community center in downtown South Bend, Indiana, and more than 1,800 new churches in southern India.



Perry Noble
John Ortberg
Mark Batterson
Pete Wilson
Craig Groeschel
Brad Lomenick
Jenni Catron
William Vanderbloemen
Tony Morgan
Dr. John Jackson
Joel Gates
Jason D. Lippert
Joel A. Mikell
W. Dennis Moses
Jim Sheppard
Dr. Joel C. Hunter



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