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More on the Steward Follower By Dr. Kip Warton

The Steward Follower Owns the Vision Let me introduce you to the idea of being a ‘steward follower.’  A steward follower is an individual who understands and commits to the owner’s vision, mission, and objectives (MOVs).  What is God’s vision for your work?  Does His mission move you to go to work each day?  Perhaps…

The Urgency of Trust By Dee Ann Turner

The Urgency and Power of Trust In today’s uncertain climate, we see the level of trust people have in leaders of the business and political world declining rapidly.  The Edelman Trust Barometer for 2018 says, “People’s trust in business, government, NGOs and media remained largely unchanged from 2017 — 20 of 28 markets surveyed now…

One Thing We Own By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

The One Thing We Own – Our Mistakes As steward leaders, there is ONE thing we must OWN – our mistakes. UGH! Y’all, I blew it. Here we are. The team is gathered for our monthly meeting. The room is abuzz. The conversation is rich. The meeting’s goal is to provide an opportunity to foster…

Goal-Setting Tips for Leaders By Lee Ellis

Three Springtime Goal-Setting Tips for Leaders If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about achieving goals that you set earlier in the year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? The concept of stretch goals for personal and professional growth can…

2018 Consul Award By W. Scott Brown

  World Vision’s Rich Stearns  – 2018 Alliance Consul On Tuesday, April 17, 2018 Christian Leadership Alliance honored World Vision U.S. President Rich Stearns as a Christian Leadership Alliance Consul. This is the Alliance’s highest honor, and it recognizes distinguished and exemplary service to the field of Christian nonprofit leadership. A CLA Consul, over a…

An Effective Annual Report by Randon Samelson

A ministry’s single most powerful tool is found in one report. At COUNSEL & CAPTIAL, we believe the annual report of Christian Churches and ministries is the single most important and powerful tool they have to tell their story. To incentivize them to pay closer attention to them, we decided to do something a bit…

Change By Mark L. Vincent

Change always changes us. Change is normal. Some of it is not welcome. Some of it is. The difference is usually what we selfishly perceive the benefit to be. We are not so altruistic that we welcome change benefiting others when it calls for sacrifice from us. When we resist change, we do well to…

Trusting God's Plan By Doug Mazza

Trusting God and Pursuing Boldly Our Calling as Christian Leaders This is a true story, the best kind. It’s a story of God’s faithfulness and his reality. It’s a story about a lesson learned in the most practical of ways for the best of purposes; trusting God with his plan. Nineteen years ago this week,…

Generational Diverisity By Arthur L. Satterwhite III

 Tapping the Hidden Power of Generational Diversity At  The Outcomes Conference 2018 this week, Arthur Satterwhite III and Dr. Kathleen Patterson, Director of the Doctorate of Strategic Leadership Program at Regent University, are teaching a workshop called, #InnovateorDie. They are covering the current leadership issues that are challenging norms and strategies, making the usual ineffective…

How to Engage Millennials By Paul Sohn

How to Engage Milliennials This week, Paul Sohn is speaking at The Outcomes Conference 2018. This week he is helping leaders understand, “How to Engage Millennials in the Workplace.” Paul is the founder of QARA where he guides emerging adults to discover their God-given calling. Paul is a best-selling author of Quarter-Life Calling: Pursuing Your…

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