Posts Tagged ‘Influence’

Influence and Being Known By Dr. Halee Gray Scott

The Influence of Future Generations and The Need to Be Known The influence of the Protestant church in America – even in the Southern states, the so-called Bible belt – is waning. Churches across the country are closing their doors, dying, or are being “adopted” by nearby larger churches. Parachurches, too, are struggling to ascertain…

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How Do You Steward Your Words? By Tami Heim

Use the power of your words for good! Your words carry with them the power to bring life and truth or take them both away. As a leader, any notion that what you write and say doesn’t matter is simply not true. A day doesn’t pass where your words aren’t influencing the thinking, behavior, or development…

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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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Cultivating Relationships By Howard Rich

Leadership is About Relationships As a leader, we influence best through relationships, not through position.  Without them, leaders cannot effectively and consistently address the issues of leadership development, ethics, fiscal responsibility, stakeholder relations, and stewardship practices.  Leaders deal with people; therefore, the best way to deal with issues is to learn to work well with…

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Leadership is Influence By Patti Garibay

Leadership = Influence Over the last three decades of teaching leadership qualities to my children and the members of American Heritage Girls, I have encountered thousands who claim they are not leaders.  Many say they are “not chiefs but Indians” or “behind the scenes type of people.”  These individuals believe that leaders are line leaders,…

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The Power of Influence by Howard Rich

By Howard Rich ~ There is much we can learn about the power of influence in the life of a leader. When a person exerts consistent and continuous influence in another person’s life or the lives of a group, that person is a leader.  When a parent helps a child decide what courses to take during…

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The Significance of Your Influence

Israel L. Gaither 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 are…

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Exchanging Pride for Humility

  By Jenni Catron Personally I think Peter gets a bad rap. Many of us are too quick to judge Peter, who is famously remembered for denying Jesus three times. Our self-righteousness gets the better of us, and whether we admit it or not, we’re tempted to believe that in his shoes, we never would have…

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Overcoming the Crisis of Character

By R. Bruce Bickel We’re at a crisis in our culture. It’s not a crisis of security, although that’s of prime importance to our citizenry. And it’s not a crisis of terrorism, although that’s an issue of concern for our world. The crisis that concerns me most is one that’s far more dangerous because it’s so subtle. It’s a…

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