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New Year – New You By Tami Heim

By Tami Heim You’ve probably heard the phrase, New year – new you! The holidays are over and I wonder, do you feel the excitement and energy of all that is new and could be different in 2016?  Perhaps reflecting and reconciling the past year brought forth new determination and ways to fuel plans for…

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Jesus as Leader and Mentor By Tami Heim

By Tami Heim There is much we can learn from Jesus as leader and mentor. Jesus modeled teaching and mentoring after he called the first disciples to follow him. He connected with them where they were and shared a greater possibility of them transforming into “fishers of men.”  The Scriptures detail how Jesus deeply invested…

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How Servant Leaders Do It by Dr. Kathleen Patterson

By Dr. Kathleen Patterson ~ Servant leaders demonstrate excellence in their lives, inspire it in their followers and unleash it in organizations they serve. Here is how servant leaders do it: Begin with love. Servant leaders love others. In fact, this is the defining element of servant leaders — they lead with love. As 1…

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CLA Launches Outcomes365 by W. Scott Brown

By W. Scott Brown “Learning is a lifelong process of keeping abreast of change, and the most pressing task is to teach people how to learn.” ~ Peter Drucker Here at Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) we are passionate about our mission to equip and unite leaders to transform the world for Christ. Since our founding…

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Lessons for Leaders: The Golden Rule by Wayne Pederson

By Wayne Pederson ~ We’ve all heard The Golden Rule, probably so many times that it loses its meaning. Basically, it’s “treat other people the way you want them to treat you.” I just realized how important that truth is for leaders. Remember how the workplace felt before you were the boss. Remember how you…

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The Three Phrases Great Leaders Use by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley Here are some phrases that can pose difficulties to many of us when our ego gets in the way. Great leaders, however, understand their importance and master them early on. 1. “I was wrong” Whether you’ve made an outright error or had a failure of judgment, there are few things more difficult…

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The Legacy of Leaders to Leaders by Bill Blacquiere

By Bill Blacquiere   As president and CEO of a leading child welfare and social services agency, I highly value the legacy of each of the three leaders who served in this capacity before me and equally enjoy my relationships with them. The way they employed strategy, vision, and accountability has served as inspiration and…

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What Is Your Identity? by Wes Willmer

By Wes Willmer As followers of Christ we are to be in this world but not of this world. If we are just passing through, should our identity be with Christ, or this world.  Our identity is formed by the union of our soul with God—or in the apostles phrase “it is Christ formed within…

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4 Tips on How To Eliminate Distractions by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley Not that long ago, most professionals went about their jobs cloistered in a private office with a desk, some files and papers, and a phone. These days, we’re far more likely to be working in a semi-private or open office environment, a Starbucks, or even from home. Focusing on work often involves…

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4 Questions to Ask in 2014 That Will Shape Your Leadership in 2015

Dr. R. Scott Rodin This is our final steward leader blog for 2014. As we end this year it gives us an opportunity to look back and consider what we might learn from the journey we have taken these past twelve months. I would propose that all of us in Christian leadership and ministry take…

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