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
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
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
There are many common statements in our culture and among people such as, “I’m so busy” or, “I need more balance” or, “I feel burned out”. Most people are coveting “balance” in their lives. They are searching for it but … Read More
I recently attended an event where international speaker Ravi Zacharias relayed a conversation he’d had about leadership. He was in Aman, Jordan where he was invited to meet Prince Ra’ad, last heir to the throne in Iraq and cousin of … Read More
Will power is essential for any virtuous person and especially for the virtuous leader. The ability to delay gratification, to put off something good today for something even better in the future, is classically associated with the virtue of temperance. … Read More