Posts Tagged ‘The Outcomes Academy Online’

Understanding Executive Compensation By Larry Gadbaugh

With executive compensation, how much is enough? My executive compensation was one of the first things the Board Chair talked to me about when I was hired as CEO 20 years ago. As a former pastor, I had never been involved in that negotiation. Our elders had always dealt with such things. I was about…

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Competencies to Measure Authentic Leaders By Dr. John C. Reynolds

4 Critical Competencies Used to Measure Authentic Leaders Generally, authors in the leadership literature simply recognize an authentic leader through the leader’s intentional process of positive actions that encourage transparent and open decision-making. The authors Goffee and Jones in their book, Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?   pen my favorite definition. Goffee and…

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Goodbye 2020 : With Thanksgiving and Gratitude By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Are you ready to end 2020 with thanksgiving and gratitude? How do we end the year 2020, with thankfulness and gratitude when it is filled with Covid 19 pandemic, chaos, confusion, global lockdown, and a halt on our normal way of life? God’s Sovereignty We are saddened and grieve with those who lost loved ones…

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It’s Still Possible to Clap Your Hands By Karen Moore

It’s Still Possible to Clap Your Hands in Joy! Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy. ~ Psalm 47:1, NIV Chances are you seldom take a bow, even though you often deserve a round of applause. You do amazing work that others might applaud, but you tell yourself it…

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Valuing Generations in the Workplace By Vicki Harris

  Do you recognize and celebrate the differences in generations? It’s been such a great learning experience for me to have led five different generations in the workplace. There definitely are some differences between the generations. The mere fact that each generation was born in a different spiritual, political, and economic climate, each with its own challenges…

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A Calling and An Action Plan By Paul Swamidass

The Apostle Paul’s Calling and His Action Plan Every call deserves an action plan. In the epistle to the Romans (Chap 1: 1-17), Apostle Paul described his calling as well as how he acted on his calling. For those, who wonder what their own calling is, and how to translate their calling into action, Paul…

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A New Year Lesson from Closed Doors By Scott Rodin

Stewarding Closed Doors: A Look Back and Ahead Today we look back at a year now nearly completed, and ahead to a fresh new year that awaits us. This is a unique moment to ask how well we did in following God’s leading in 2019? More importantly, looking ahead, how do we know if our…

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Your Personal Leadership Development Roadmap

2020 is the Year for Your Personal Leadership Development As the new year approaches, it’s a perfect time for you to consider an investment in your personal leadership development. There is nothing like an intentional plan to strengthen the best that God has created in you. If you are serious about transforming your leadership in…

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Seeing the Reflection of God By Larry Gadbaugh

The Weird and Wonderful Reflection of God My son and I had bounced out to our local grocery store to pick up a few items. As usual we encountered fellow shoppers with bedhead hair, profanity-laced sweatshirts, PJs, face and body piercings, and outfits designed to display as many of their tattoos as possible. My hometown’s unofficial…

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Text Message Fundraising By Amy Sewell

Text messages for fundraising – what every nonprofit needs to know! Text messaging is the one method of communication out there that stands alone with a 95% open rate. As mailboxes, inboxes, and social feeds get more complex and crowded this platform brings new hope. Their unique ability to get a message right in front…

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