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Finding Authenticity in a Media Saturated World

  By Jedd Medefind In a world dominated by marketing messages, people are desperate for even a small taste of authenticity. But for all the products, personas, and personal profiles created to appear authentic, we rarely see it. When Christians share of themselves in ways that reflect the vulnerability, transparency, and forthrightness that Jesus lived, people…

How To Lead So People's Brains Can Function

 By Dr. Henry Cloud My client, CEO of a 20 billion dollar company, looked at me with one of those expressions that smart people get sometimes when something extra smart goes off in their heads, one of those thoughts that captures even their own attention. He looked at me, squinted, and said something like this…

Jenni Catron: Thoughts on Authentic Leadership

Learning from a Life Well Lived Last year I had the honor of serving for a day with Missionaries of Charity, the organization that Mother Teresa founded in Kolkata, India.  While I expected that day to reconnect my heart with the privilege of serving the fallen and forgotten of our world, I was not prepared…

Authentically Reflecting Jesus

 By Phyllis Hendry I don’t know about you, but my heart is racing to think about reflecting Jesus. And at this minute, I am running to the Father just as Jesus did. It’s the only way. We can’t do this on our own. Jesus modeled connection to the Father perfectly. Scripture shares how Jesus connected…

3 Components to Fruitful Christian Stewardship Campaigns

By Gary Hoag The goal of Christian stewardship campaigns is to rally people to participate with God in His work through prayer, service, giving, and social interaction. Done right, campaigns build interpersonal and virtual community! Because God’s Word contains no magic formula for success, how should we then lead? Research reveals that faithfulness to biblical…

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,…

Billy Burnett: Thoughts On Authentic Leadership

Becoming an Authentic Replica Around 30 years ago there was a television commercial in which a popular singer was used to produce a certain pitch that would shatter a fine glass. then a voice-over would ask: “Is it live, or is it Memorex?”  The point of course was that you couldn’t tell the difference. Authentic…

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…

5 Rules of Engagement for Ministry Marketing

By Shannon Litton Mission-minded ministry leaders often overlook (or choose to set aside) the important job of building a sustainable and effective brand. Ministries must not underestimate the important role brand management plays in engaging and sustaining relationships with those who make their work possible. Your audience today requires authenticity. The shiny, perfectly packaged messages…

8 Great Reasons for Job Descriptions

 By  Mark A. Griffin “Job descriptions (JDs) are just so 1980s,” a young HR graduate recently commented to me, He could not be more wrong. Having worked in HR for over 25 years, I can tell you that some things just don’t change—and shouldn’t change.  New technology consistently bombards us; faster, better, and sleeker processes…

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