The most intimate context that influences a leader is his self-perception. This is the “Being” lens that will inform his decisions and direction.
As Christians we are to be good stewards of creation. The way we view God, human beings and creation will determine how we relate to people, businesses and environmental challenges.
There should be no spiritual distinction between serving in the marketplace or doing ministry, as we should treat everything we do as worship to our King.
Companies with high levels of employee commitment achieved significant gains in financial performance and consistently outperform those with low scores.
Leaders must realize that people will not contribute fully until they get what they need from their leaders. When leaders find the courage to care for their followers they build trust, which inspires people to give their best to fulfil corporate goals.
It is great to be driven! Life is not a matter of que sera sera. To be driven is to be ambitious. We are told to take life by the horn and not merely cruise along and hope for the best. We are encouraged by the media to live our dreams and to reach our […]
This ministry is but a small part of a larger movement that is happening in Indonesia. It has come about as a means to prepare youths to become true disciples of Christ who would bring about God’s Kingdom into the community. “Call, Build, Send” is our motto. We “call” every youth and “build” their character to […]
Stop and reflect for a minute. Think about the way you lead people. What is your style? This past year, I have purposefully observed thousands of leaders do their thing, as I travel the road and speak in schools, companies, and other organizations. I have drawn several conclusions – and some have proven to be […]
Many leaders have hit a roadblock in their ability to lead simply because they lack awareness of leadership styles. Some see styles as natural results of discovering their giftedness as a leader. Some choose a style they have observed in others that appears to be effective. Only in recent years have leadership styles become […]
Max DePree, the retired Chairman of Herman Miller says, “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.” How a leader defines reality is contingent on the lens through which she sees reality: her perspective. Philosophers and anthropologists talk about “worldview” as “a point of view on the world, a perspective of things, a […]
The Learning Community Project model currently operating in rural schools offers an intriguing bottom-up approach to learning. How do you see this project transforming rural communities in Mexico? This 15 year-old project has significantly expanded. This past summer, 78,000 middle school math teachers in all states were learning indepth four chosen problems of elementary math (natural numbers, […]
Effective leaders help others to understand the necessity of change and to accept a common vision of the desired outcome.