Category: Leadership

Clarity vs. Certainty

Leadership teams often don’t reach clarity because they are waiting for certainty. People fear the future, and understandably so since it is unknown.  Unfortunately, business leaders are not immune.  Every day, leaders…

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To Lead is to M-O-V-E

“You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.” – Ken Kesey[i]  LEADER is a word bantered about in…

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In What Ways Do You Personally Learn from the External Environment?

An effective learning organization is one that · has a high commitment to creativity and innovation, · promotes a healthy view of risk with a tolerance for failure, · seeks a diversity…

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Incentives are important, but…

Scripture: Psalm 24:1, 100:3; Luke 6:38; Rom. 14:12; 1 Cor. 4:2; Col. 1:16; Eph. 6:7 One of the first statements in most economics textbooks is that incentives are important for understanding behavior.…

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Learning from Bad Bosses

Have you ever learned something significant from a bad boss? Research has uncovered the twelve top characteristics of bad managers, which include features like arrogance, poor directions, and lack of effective feedback.[i]…

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Characteristics of Effective Leadership from the Apostle Paul

Scriptures (in order of citation in text): Eph. 4:8, 12, 15, 16 | I Cor. 1:10 | I Cor. 3:16, 17 | Eph. 1:17, 18 Eph. 4:31, 32 | I Tim. 5:17, 18…

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The Most Important Interview Question

As I was recently scrolling through the newsfeeds on my Facebook page, I gazed upon an advertising post that had an intriguing title:  “The Most Important Interview Question.”   As a human resources…

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Be There for the People

13-14 The next day Moses took his place to judge the people.  People were standing before him all day long, from morning to night.  When Moses’ father-in-law saw all that he was…

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Stay the Course

Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of  sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in…

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Passion to Dream, Capacity to Lead

All leadership relates to ministry. There is a false dichotomy that causes people to believe that business leaders should be different from ministry leaders. But from a biblical perspective, there is no…

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