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October 3rd, 2019

Leadership Lessons from the Life of Joseph

Joseph is one of my favorite characters in the Bible. Alistair Begg writes that his story is a tale of jealousy, deceit, slavery, misrepresentation, injustice, lust, rivalry, and forgiveness. It is also a wonderful example of how God worked in Joseph’s life through all of its ups and downs...

May 19th, 2015

Hungry for Purpose in America

Values, character and purpose are top of mind for many Americans these days, according to David Brooks, conservative columnist for the New York Times and author of four books, including, The Road to Character. In a recent oped he wrote, Every reflective person sooner...

January 6th, 2015

Ten Characteristics of Great Business Leaders

Recently I reflected on the characteristics of the best leaders whom I have met through The CEO Institute over the past 23 years. Here are ten characteristics I believe exemplify the profile of great business leaders:

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
via Bill Peel
May 26th, 2014

Becoming Spiritually Influential at Work

A few years ago, my friend Steve went kicking and screaming on a short-term mission trip. Three days into the journey, the team leader asked him to share his testimony at a fishing village along the river. When villagers responded to Steve's awkward presentation of the gospel, his life made...

via 4word
March 1st, 2013

How to Quit Your Job with Grace and Integrity

Ready to quit? We’ve all seen dramatic scenes on TV or in movies where the lead character shouts, “I quit!” and storms out with triumphant music playing in the background, sometimes to the cheers of their coworkers. In real life though, this kind of dramatic display is almost never...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via 4word
October 15th, 2012

A Yellen Reputation

Last week the President announced that he planned to nominate Janet Yellen to Chair the Federal Reserve Bank. If approved, she’ll be the first woman to ever hold that post. Wow! There’s a lot being said and written about Ms. Yellen’s political and economic views, but what strikes me is that...

via Ken Davis
June 26th, 2012

Three Characteristics of a Good Leader.

"Whether you are a teacher, a parent or the CEO of a major corporation, if you expect respect and hope to have a happy and productive team there are three leadership characteristics you must demonstrate." Ken Davis outlines the three characteristics in a short, practical blog post.

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
September 29th, 2011

Dose of Humility With a Harvard MBA

by Melissa Korn When you take the reins as a leader, "you start suddenly believing that your words are more important than everybody else's," says Dr. Nitin Nohria, dean of the Harvard Business School. In this interview with WSJ reporters, he talks about making ethics a centerpiece of...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
September 29th, 2011

Dose of Humility With a Harvard MBA

by Melissa Korn When you take the reins as a leader, "you start suddenly believing that your words are more important than everybody else's," says Dr. Nitin Nohria, dean of the Harvard Business School. In this interview with WSJ reporters, he talks about making ethics a centerpiece of...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace