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Christian Leadership Alliance

Weekend Words of Wisdom #7

Lead All The Time When you are the leader, all you have to do is walk into a room and the eyes turn to you to start the meeting, approve the agenda, offer or assign the opening prayer, manage the progression of topics, review the action steps, and disband. You may have delegated such responsibilities…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #6

The Measure of Character Being a great leader is far more than just focusing on achieving great results. Character-based leaders are winning the battle for the soul of their organizations. With daily vigilance, you can communicate your organization’s values, focus on your mission, stay on strategy, be the eyes you see, and build community. With…

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The One Question That Changes Everything By E.G. Link

I like it when someone “cuts to the chase” giving me the bottom line of what they want to say without including all the details.  I am often guilty of helping people finish their sentences so they can more quickly get to the point.  I assume some of you might be like that, too. So,…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #5

The Value of Self-awareness Leading people is complex, invigorating, and unusually humbling. For this reason, it is vital that a leader clearly understands his or her strengths, as well as areas for improvement. Here are five questions I have found especially helpful in my own developmental journey: Am I truly committed to lifelong learning? Do…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #4

Great Responsibility Jesus told his disciples in a parable about managers and servants that “from everyone who had been given much, much will be demanded and the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked.” (Luke 12:48). Organizational culture requires attention. All the participants in the culture contribute, but organizations are…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #3

Embracing the High Calling If you are a leader who is serious about making a difference in your role, I suggest you consider the why of the responsibility you have been privileged to engage in. As a believer, you are gifted with a task that is too noble to describe merely as a profession. You…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #2

A Focused Leader The busier I get, the more focus I need to complete my priorities. With that focus comes the exclusion of other things – which may be fine unless one of the “other things’ is God. David is a real model for me in this. No doubt, he often was distracted by many…

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5 Strategies for Charting New Territory By Dr. Halee Gray Scott

In the 21st century, we are inclined to think that there are no unknown territories, no frontiers left uncharted. Yet, when Christian nonprofit organizations seek to equip millennial women for leadership, they embark, like Lewis and Clark, on a journey into terra incognita. The endeavor poses a double challenge because organizations are engaging a generation…

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Set Free to Lead By Dr. R. Scott Rodin

For 40 years, my family and I have fished for salmon out of a tiny resort town in northwestern Washington. For about half of those years, we rented a small kicker boat from one of the local marinas. It was always stable, clean, in good repair, and equipped with a reliable, fueled outboard motor. The…

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Weekend Words of Wisdom #1

The Inner Core Several years ago, I read an assessment of essential leadership characteristics. In this study of successful leaders, the addressed question focused on the one character trait common to all effective leaders. There were many traits the leaders held in common – discipline, vision, communication skills… One in particular caught my attention. What…

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