Posts Tagged ‘personal leadership’

The Challenge We Share By R. Scott Rodin

The Common Challenge of Every Leader It may seem presumptuous to propose that there is one challenge to leadership that is so universally experienced that it is consistently at the top of the list of reasons leaders struggle and fail. But a recent experience has moved me deeply and convinced me that there may be…

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The Path to Leadership Failure By R. Scott Rodin

Time to Assess if You are on the Path to Leadership Failure Every day we hear stories of leadership failure. Some are national in scope, some regional, some in our own communities. Whether it’s a moral failing, an ethical compromise, poor decision making or just pure burnout, it’s likely each of you reading this blog…

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Wonder By Alec Hill

We all need wonder in our lives. Wonder makes us gasp, causing us to say, “oh my.” It may be experienced while walking on a shoreline, watching a newborn enter the world, or listening to incredible music.   As ministry leaders, we sense wonder when our mission is fleshed out before our eyes. This may…

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Physical and Spiritual Fitness By Dr. Bob Snyder

Physical and Spiritual Fitness Strengthens You I enjoy the disciplines of fitness and physical exercise because it fits my “to-do list” mentality. Yet, when I apply this same mentality to my spiritual life I often fall short. For instance, reading through my Bible in a year does not necessarily produce growth. Yielding to the work…

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GPS: God’s Protection System By Jay Cordova

GPS: God’s Protection System for YOU Like many, I find it difficult to drive without a GPS, but despite having this tool, I still find myself distracted by my surroundings, my four kids in backseat, or incoming calls (hands-free of course). While I have the roadmap provided for me, I still tend to lose track…

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Creating a Sabbath Culture By Alec Hill

Five Practical Ways to Create a Sabbath Culture Creating a Sabbath culture leads to transformation. When I joined InterVarsity, I was overwhelmed by the piety of my fellow staff. They prayed diligently, studied scripture fervently, and took solitude retreats regularly. But there was one area that was seriously amiss – an almost cavalier disregard of…

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Embracing Simplicity By Randy Hain

Learn How to Embrace Simplicity “There is no greatness where there is not simplicity, goodness, and truth.” – Leo Tolstoy Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all the stress, responsibilities, and challenges in your daily life? If I am honest with myself, the times I feel most anxious or stressed are usually caused by my…

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Develop Your Personal Leadership Skills!

It’s time to invest and develop your personal leadership skills! We have some exciting news to share with you and it will impact the development of your personal leadership! Christian Leadership Alliance is introducing a ninth core discipline that centers on Personal Leadership. This  training will be developed and added to the scope of training the…

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Let’s Be Real By Randy Hain

Let’s Be Real – Be Yourself! “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson I have discussed the topic of authenticity with other business professionals for decades. Over the last few years, these conversations have migrated from the importance of allowing others…

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While There is Time By Ed McDowell

What will you do while there is time? That is why the Lord says, “Turn to me now, while there is time. Give me your hearts. Come with fasting, weeping, and mourning. (Joel 2:12 NLT) What are some of the common statements about time that we experience? Here are a few that get used often…

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