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2.23.17 CLA Webcast: Managing Change

The February CLA Webcast dives in the art of managing change. Effective nonprofit organizations are always managing change when they refresh their strategy on a cyclical basis. As leaders you must find the most effective ways to address shifts in well-established cultures. Managing change well is vital to your organization’s success. In this webcast we…

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A Culture of Accountability By Mike King

A Culture of Accountability – Being on Mission at Volunteers of America By Mike King ~ In leading an organization that helps the most vulnerable members of our society,  a culture of accountability means much more to me than answering to my board of directors or meeting financial benchmarks. Failing in our mission can literally…

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Release the Reins By Wayne Pederson

Release the Reins: 8 Tips for Successful Leadership Transitions By Wayne Pederson ~ Each day, approximately 10,000 baby boomers turn 65. Many are in leadership roles, including ministry leadership, and they must transfer that leadership to the next generation. I’ve seen healthy transitions and some badly managed handoffs. So, how can a leader know when…

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Self-mastery By Mark L. Vincent

Self-mastery matters more than ever. By Mark L. Vincent ~ Are you as tired of the U.S. presidential race post-mortems as you were with the election process itself? Does anything remain to discuss? Anything? Through the relentless negative messaging to which we’ve been subjected, two leadership reflections abide in me: Role leadership is nearly dead.…

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Business As Ministry By Gary Lindblad

What does it mean when someone refers to business as ministry? By Gary Lindblad ~ When you come into the lobby of Biola University’s business school you’ll see a banner that reads, “Crowell School of Business: Business as Ministry”.  I am often asked, “What do you mean by “Business as Ministry”?  Here’s my short/not so…

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Outcome Academy Online – Winter 2017

Start the New Year strong – enroll in the Outcomes Academy – Winter 2017. The Outcomes Academy is CLA’s most in-depth professional learning experience. Academy is designed by subject matter experts to equip Christian leaders for operational excellence in eight core functional areas. Practical and full of best practices, this learning experience offers critical insights…

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11.17.16 CLA Webcast: The Heart of a Leader

The Heart of a Leader The heart of a leader is paramount. Learn ways to cultivate the hearts of leaders by focusing on Jesus, the greatest leadership model of all time. The November 2016  CLA Webcast features Phyllis Hendry, CEO of Lead Like Jesus. Listen and learn as she  helps equip and empower you to…

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An Ethical Recruiter By Dingman and Kidd

An Ethical Recruiter: Ethics and the Executive Search Process By Bruce Dingman and Rich Kidd~ Almost every organization wants to operate with high ethics, be professional and treat people well. But many people are unfamiliar with the executive search process and are unclear what they should do and what their search consultant should do. To…

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Protect Your Mind and Ministry By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

Protect Your Mind and Ministry from the Love of Money By Dr. Gary G. Hoag ~ Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5 “The love of money” must not surface…

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A Courageous Stand By Lee Ellis

How Faith-Filled Leaders Can Take a Courageous Stand in Today’s Culture By Lee Ellis~ Despite the seeming lack of honor and accountability that we see in our culture today, I still choose to believe that most people that I encounter have good character and will operate ethically. Would you agree? Interestingly though, when I was…

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