Posts Tagged ‘Listening’

Your Team Isn’t Listening to You By Pam Marmon

5 Reasons Your Team Members Aren’t Listening to Your Ideas We can learn a lot about listening from God’s Word. In the Bible parable of the sower, Jesus describes a hardworking farmer who sows seeds in the land. Some seeds fall on fertile soil, while others fall in thorny land on the side of the…

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Listening Leaders By Heather McCulloch

  Are you a Listening Leader? There is power in listening, as referenced in the well-known story in the Bible of Jeroboam and Rehoboam in the book of I Kings.   This is a perfect example of a leadership struggle and the importance of being a listening leader. Jeroboam was a wise leader at the beginning…

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Listening to the Stakeholders By Dr. Kent R. Wilson

How well are you listening to the stakeholders? By Kent R. Wilson, PhD ~ While for-profit organizations have owners or stockholders that the leaders of the business are accountable to, nonprofit organizations have no human owners, just stakeholders. And if you are a part of a Christian nonprofit, you ultimately are accountable to God as…

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Facing Today's 800 Pound Gorilla by Marc Stein

By Marc Stein ~ The trend is unmistakable. The American Church is waning and few among us are even talking about it. It’s our 800 pound gorilla. This isn’t just another “millennial issue.” It’s symptomatic of a much larger concern; our problem is systemic. You probably don’t need to see the statistics to know the…

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Are You Listening?

By Dr. Henry Cloud “You won’t believe what happened today,” a leadership conference attendee said at the dinner gathering. “What?” I asked. “After your talk today, about trust being built through connecting with another person’s reality, I had a breakthrough,” he said. “Really? What happened?” I asked. “Well, for the last year I have been…

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