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via Bill Peel
May 26th, 2014

Not Ownership but Responsibility (Leadership is Stewardship: Part 2)

To be faithful stewards, we must understand four important leadership principles. 1.  The principle of ownership.  A leader has privilege, responsibility, and authority because he has been given these by his master. A steward doesn't own; he holds in trust and uses what he has been given...

via Bill Peel
May 25th, 2014

Leadership Is Stewardship, Part 1

We live in the Age of Quantification. We want to know how many, how much, and for how long. When it comes to leadership, we like to grade skills, measure behaviors, and add up accomplishments. However, the essence of leadership is broader than possessing certain skills and expertise. It's...

via Bill Peel
June 3rd, 2013

Does Your Work Really Matter?

Purposelessness is epidemic, and it's showing up in how we think and talk about our work. According to Gallup research, less than a third of Americans in the workforce are actively engaged and productive in their work. Most are disengaged, and some are actually poisoning business with their...

May 9th, 2013

5 Ways to Train Yourself to Be a Great Leader

Keep your promises, ask for feedback and dress to influence are a few ways Mark Sanborn in Entrepreneur.com recommends training yourself to be a great leader.

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
via Mojo
May 9th, 2013

Does Your Team Know Their Work Matters?

Matt Monge, Top 100 Leadership Blogger, says leaders often talk about vision and culture, when they should focus on helping employees understand that what they do matters, and how it matters, and to whom it matters. “Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for...

May 5th, 2013

An Interview with Zig Ziglar

By: Jason Karpf Motivational speaking--and related activities such as life coaching and performance training--is a vibrant industry as organizations and individuals seek new paths to productivity, prosperity and fulfillment. One man stands out as a giant in the field: Zig Ziglar, renowned...

April 23rd, 2013

“Pull rank,” or lead?

The young woman’s face grew red, although considerable time had passed since the incident she was describing. She continued,  I work at a law firm. I made a mistake and my boss yelled at me. I was humiliated. I went back to my desk, but it was two or three days before I could...

March 22nd, 2013

Dealing with a Bad Boss

We all run into difficult people in life--and one of them could be a boss. Billy Graham advises a reader who has a really bad boss and is wondering if he should quit.

February 16th, 2013

3 Uncommon Leadership Lessons from Jesus

In this Faith Village blog, Antwuan Malone writes about three struggles Jesus faced that we often overlook. Is there any other struggles you would add to this list?

February 16th, 2013

See People, Not Just Employees

Steve Gibson discusses the importance of showing people sawu bona, which is Zulu for, “I see you.” In todays fast paced world, we often neglect to show people genuine care either in the business world or in simple everyday life. Remember, every interaction we have with every person is ...

Channel(s): Workplace Culture