Bill Hybels gives a great teaching on how to practically move people toward a vision. .
There are three primary ways that one can learn leadership (See Leaders Must Be Learners): direct personal experience, through the wise counsel of others, and through the study of leadership materials. Let’s focus in on the first point: direct personal … Read More
Why is leadership important to you? There are many broad answers to this question: to renew the world, our country, our culture, our families, etc. There may also be many personal reasons: a deep love for people, a desire to … Read More
Leaders are Readers! The following are excellent resources for personal and leadership development. Foundational – I recommend these as starter books for anyone beginning the journey of becoming a virtuous leader: 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, by Stephen Covey … Read More
Last week I attended the Global Leadership Summit (GLS) in Chicago. It was an incredibly enriching time. At the Summit they launched a Smart Phone App resource for leaders called GLSNext. It has hundreds of topical brief videos on a … Read More
How are you growing as a leader? In my study and application of leadership over the past two decades I find that there are two approaches: technical-based and character-based. The technical approach involves skills, tools, frameworks, and templates in … Read More
When you look at the people you lead – direct reports, employees, volunteers, people in your organization, movement, community – what do you see? Do you see the face of God or do you see cogs in a machine? While … Read More
I recently watched an intriguing webinar from VitalSmarts that look at research into personal motivation. Joseph Grenny interviewed Chester Elton and Adrian Gostick, researchers and co-authors of What Motivates Me? where they discovered 23 unique motivators which can be classified … Read More