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CLA Webcast 7.25.13: The 5 Languages of Appreciation
Is appreciation in the workplace really the MOST important thing? Discover the tools for successfully communicating gratitude and praise in our upcoming webcast, “Appreciation at Work: Learning to Speak the Five Languages.”Join psychologist and author Dr. Paul White as he shares how you can: Learn the “languages” your employees speak and communicate your appreciation to…
Leading Gen Y: Lessons Learned Along the Way
By Holly Moore Several weeks ago, I watched our young staff at Growing Leaders — the nonprofit organization I help lead — host a large event for educators. It was rewarding to see them embody our core values, serving with excellence. I smiled inside as I reflected on learning to lead them and modeling the…
How to Build a Learning Culture
By Michelle Wilson In order to build a learning culture, Focus on the Family is aware of the need to identify committed, invested individuals during the hiring process. Creating an organizational culture of lifelong learning will be impossible if team members are not committed to the mission. That is why our Recruitment Department created a…
CLA Online Academy: June 2013
Now is a good time to start thinking about how to make the most out of your summer months. One way to make them count is to invest in your own leadership development. CLA Online Academy has a strong line of up of courses for you to consider. Explore what’s happening this quarter online. Join…
GenY is Coming – Are You Ready for Us?
By Jay Sherer Two friends of mine (both former classmates at Azusa Pacific University) recently sold their tech start-up for $30 million dollars. My wife and a close friend (also both APU grads) have started their own writing/editing business. A quick scan of my LinkedIn contacts reveals vice presidents, directors, and mid-level managers. Some have…
2013 Compensation Survey Report For Christian Organizations
At the 2013 Christian Leaderhship Alliance National Conference in Anaheim, we talked about the importance of a leader caring well for those who serve with them. One of the ways a leader can do this is to be competitive in the wages and overall compensation he or she provides staff. Each year, CLA and Compensation…
Are You Molding or Unfolding the People You Lead?
By R. Scott Rodin A steward leader is defined as a faithful steward who is called to lead. Pretty simple. We are called first to be faithful stewards in every area of our lives. As we walk that journey and are called to positions of leadership, our steward’s worldview will carry over and impact every…
4 Critical Compentencies Used to Measure Authentic Leaders
By John C. Reynolds Generally, authors in the leadership literature simply recognize a leader’s authenticity through the leader’s intentional process of positive actions that encourage transparent and open decision-making. The authors Goffee and Jones in their book, Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? pen my favorite definition. Goffee and Jones say simply that,…
Leading in the Glory-strength of God
By Tami Heim Be assured that from the first day we heard of you, we haven’t stopped praying for you, asking God to give you wise minds and spirits attuned to his will, and so acquire a thorough understanding of the ways in which God works. We pray that you’ll live well for the Master,…
7 Secrets to Leading the Next Generation
By Tim Elmore I just got off the phone with a business friend. He and I chuckled over an interview he’d just conducted with a recent college graduate. The candidate was a bright and overconfident female who told him in the midst of their conversation: “I’m going to have your job in 18 months.” Needless…
What is Christian Leadership Alliance?
Christian Leadership Alliance equips and unites leaders to transform the world for Christ. We are the leaders of Christ-centered organizations who are dedicated to faithful stewardship for greater kingdom impact.