Global Leadership Summit 2014 Highlights – Day Two

Learning continuously is important for effective leadership in any arena--church, business, non-profits, family, etc.  My wife [her blog on learning and leadership] and I have the privilege the past two days to attend the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit live stream from Orlando.  Here are some of Day Two highlights. #GLS14 Joseph Grenny @josephgrenny Co-Founder,... Continue Reading →

Global Leadership Summit 2014 Highlights-Day One

Here are some of the days top quotes, tweets and pictures that capture a few of the highlights from Day One of the Global Leadership Summit at Willow Creek. #GLS14 Bill Hybels @BillHybels  Founder and Senior Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church Everyone wins when a leader gets better. People are more important than the vision.  Don't make... Continue Reading →

The Servant-Leader

I just finished reading The Case for Servant Leadership by Kent Keith for my M.A in Global Leadership class.  I enjoyed the chapter on key practices of Servant-Leaders.  He lists self-awareness, listening, changing the power pyramid, developing people, coaching-not controlling, unleashing the energy and intelligence of others (empowerment) and foresight. In the section on coaching-not... Continue Reading →

The Dangers of Success

Every leader hopes to be successful.  No leader or business sets out to fail.  Success, however carries with it at least six inherent dangers.  Harari (1993) confirms that “companies that were heroes yesterday are not necessarily heroes today…more than 40 percent of the 1980 Fortune 500 no longer even exist.”  It understandable when these companies... Continue Reading →

Making Training Fun

What if something as simple as fun could be the easiest way to change people’s behavior for the better? I just watched this video from What if we applied the fun principle to our teaching and training? What if we used fun to change organizational culture? What making training fun is NOT:  Fun... Continue Reading →

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