Posts Tagged ‘courage’

4 Courageous Ways to Lead By Lee Ellis

4 Courageous Ways to Lead with Honor in 2022 Consistently leading with honor can be challenging in good times but, in difficult times it requires a courageous heart.   We’ve lived with COVID almost two years now, and it’s ironic that the “Corona Virus” brings to mind the wisdom of an old expression about a phrase…

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Serenity Now By R. Scott Rodin

A Search for Serenity Borrowing from a ‘Seinfeld’ episode, I want serenity and I want it now. Let me start this blog with a confession. I am writing this as much to myself as to you. I am struggling to find God’s promised “peace that passes all understanding.” I am fighting a spirit of discouragement…

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Renew Your Accountability By Lee Ellis

Will you renew the value of accountability in your leadership? Perhaps now is an appropriate time for you to renew the leadership value of accountability. Professional accountability is a good thing. Without it, excellence is merely a pipe dream and even average performance isn’t a realistic expectation. My Experience As a former POW in the…

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Point of Light By W. Scott Brown

A POINT OF LIGHT: A TRIBUTE TO PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH Our nation lost a statesman, distinguished leader and a point of light on Nov. 30, 2018. President George H.W. Bush was a leader who embraced humility, always avoiding discussion of his “legacy,” but who nonetheless left behind a leadership legacy of dignity, grace, integrity,…

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Influence and Engagement By Lee Ellis

Solutions to Influence and Engagement As a church or nonprofit leader, you’re pressured to find solutions and get results as you head into the last quarter of the year. Regardless of your internal or external goals, the tool that we must use in the process is gaining and using influence with others. This skill seems…

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When Fear Hits By Lee Ellis

When Fear Hits: 4 Tactics to Conquer it You’re in the midst of a leadership situation or challenge that instills fear. What do you do? In the animal kingdom, fear produces a “fight or flight” response, and it’s true with people, too. But honorable leaders see fear coming and know how to handle it, right?…

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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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Not Negotiable

by Rick Dunham I’m constantly amazed at how quickly those in leadership positions are willing to compromise in areas that should not be up for negotiation. A CEO willing to compromise the effectiveness of her organization by accommodating mediocrity A manager willing to compromise the team to placate a malcontent Board members willing to compromise the mission of…

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