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Reading Books on a plan!

My Top 10 Books of the Year By Alec Hill

Books That Will Inspire the Leader in You Years ago, I committed to reading books rather than working on airplanes. Why? Because reading is vital for leaders. It provides wisdom, sharpens judgment, bolsters public speaking, and connects us with others.  “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” ~ Harry Truman With that…

Scapegoating

Scapegoating By Mark L. Vincent

Watch When Succession, Continuity, and Scapegoating Collide Succession and continuity planning involve pervasive and adaptive change and can also be a time when scapegoating surfaces.  A natural part of managing change at this level of complexity is anxiety. Anxiety launches people into pointing at others as the cause of their feelings. They point at individuals…

It's either the One-door or Two-door decision

Reversible Decisions By Alec Hill

One-Way vs. Two-Way Door Decisions When the chair of my church’s board asked: “Is this a one-way or a two-way door decision?” my ears perked up. Asking him to explain the concept, he replied that his employer – Amazon – always uses this language. He defined the terms as follows: Why is this distinction important?…

Trends you need to watch!

Trends Leaders Should Assess By Ed Fry

3 Trends Faith-Based Business Leaders Should Assess Leaders must keep pace with the trends. In the ever-evolving business landscape, organizations constantly seek opportunities for a fresh perspective on their organizational procedures, policies, and mission. As a faith-based business, evaluating these elements is crucial for remaining effective not only in the community but within the organization itself.…

Video L2L Podcast

Announcing the CLA Leader2Leader Podcast

Leader2Leader Podcasts Are for a Leader Like You! Christian Leadership Alliance presents a new podcast series called Leader2Leader. In this Alliance experience, you will learn from the wisdom of nonprofit leaders who are faithful stewards of what God has called them to do. They will invest their best in you, speaking candidly, from one leader…

Together Becoming One

Together Becoming One By Andrea Leigh Capuyan

Organizational Unity by Together Becoming One As leaders, we understand that our dedication to a new endeavor requires attention to the uniting and blending of individuals – TOGETHER becoming ONE.  And when our life intersects and intertwines with others in a common goal or mission, we can experience the emergence of something new. We intentionally…

Cillaboration!

Collaboration in Christian Ministry By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Effective Collaboration Takes Us Farther Having spent forty years in full-time Christian ministry, I have learned the critical importance of collaboration in advancing the work of the Kingdom of God. One key lesson is that catalyzing movements like biblical generosity requires the collective effort of an entire network rather than being the sole responsibility of…

Reputation or Character?

Reputation as Idol by Alec Hill

The Dangers of Focusing on Reputation Abraham Lincoln once wrote: “Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” Lincoln is saying two things. First, Character matters, and we should diligently seek to cultivate it. Second, reputation is derivative and…

Organization Alignment

The Power of Organizational Alignment By Elaine Welcome

Organizational Alignment Drives Success A vital factor in achieving organizational alignment is ensuring that individual employee and leadership goals align with the overall organizational goals. This alignment serves as a critical driver for success. Let’s explore the significance and benefits of goal alignment to drive organizational success. Organizations can create a harmonious and motivated workforce…

No more normal

The Myth of Normal By Dr. Mark L. Vincent

What We Need to Know About Normal and Disciplined Thinking We can’t return to a new normal if we never left it. If leaders can (re)learn anything on this side of Pandemic Time, as Palestinians and Israelis murder each other, the threat of another war in Kosovo, and yet another deadly earthquake in Afghanistan, it is that the…

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