Posts Tagged ‘The outomes Conference’

Set Free to Give By Dr. Zenet Maramara

Are You Set Free to Give? Joyful, generous  stewards are set free to give and lead generous lives. Does that send A most noble task of a development professional, besides hitting the annual fundraising goal is to multiply faithful, generous and joyful stewards. Steward theology teaches that a life that is fully- surrendered to the…

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Wholeness and Belonging By Beth Guckenberger

Only Wholeness and Belonging Wholeness and belonging are part of God’s vision for us. Todd and I are always being asked how many cities we’d like to be doing ministry in ten years from now. I could strike a visionary pose and say,”I hope we’ll be in ten new cities, serving ten thousand orphans with…

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5 Tips for Bringing Your Strategic Plan to Life by Tom Okarma

Does your strategic plan give life to your mission? Every nonprofit agency has a strategic plan, somewhere. Maybe in a file cabinet, on a credenza, on its website, but they have one. It’s there, you just have to search it out. The problem is, you’d never know it by the way so many just keep…

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It’s Like Velcro By David Wollen

It’s Like Velcro . . . Multi-Channel Strategies and Why They Matter Velcro is a simple concept. It’s nothing more than hundreds of little plastic hooks on one side and corresponding loops on the other. Get one hook through one loop and you’ll get a little lift. Connect enough of them and you can pick…

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Characteristics of Great Leaders By Scott Rodin

The Defining Characteristic of Great Leaders There is an age old discussion about whether great leaders are born great or made great. The former assumes that it is the intrinsic qualities of some people that make them great leaders. They cite charisma, confidence and character combined with the right IQ and EQ, accompanied by the…

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Leadership and Legacy By Alex McElroy

  Hamilton Provides A Lesson On Leadership And Legacy I recently had the opportunity to watch the brilliant theater production, “Hamilton”, and it  spoke profoundly of leadership and legacy. In awe of brilliant singing, rapping, acting and choreography, it would be easy to miss the brilliant nuggets of information that are peppered throughout the musical.…

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Rich and Poor By Cameron Doolittle

How do we make sure that we do not honor the rich over the poor? Two Meetings, Two Perspectives In one week in Jakarta, I had two meetings: one with an Indonesian ministry leader, and one with an American lawyer. One kept asking for a grant and wouldn’t take no for an answer. The other…

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Simple Living By Mark L. Vincent

Simple Living Executive Director – CEO Style Simple living can be a significant challenge for a leader. Whether you are a Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or even interim CEO, you are responsible for the whole of the organization. Nobody else shares the responsibility for the complexity of the whole at the level you do,…

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The Self-Aware Leader By Howard Rich

What difference does it make to a leader to be self-aware? Being Self-aware is one of a leader’s most valuable assets. Some years ago, I had a standing appointment to play racquetball with a friend whom I trusted implicitly. On this particular Monday the racquetball court was closed for resurfacing, so we did what any…

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Equipping Emerging Leaders By Andrea Buczynski

Cru’s Senior Leader Initiative for Emerging Leaders By Andrea Buczynski ~ In January 2004, we sat quietly, sobered by reality. Current U.S. leaders in Cru, in their mid to late 50s, had no obvious successors or succession plans. Leaders with potential to qualify didn’t have the organizational leadership experience to lead nationally. They had no…

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