Archive for March, 2012

 
Mar
08

Can a Humble Leader be Effective?

Humility requires leaders to shed all their prejudices and biases. Humility requires you as a leader to examine who you are and what you have become. Humility requires a completely […]

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Posted on: March 8, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Mar
06

How to Ignore Peer Pressure

In 1 Samuel 24:1–7, King Saul leads his army on a manhunt for David. Saul’s attention is diverted from his true enemies, the Philistines, and instead he chooses to follow […]

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Posted on: March 6, 2012 in Featured, Inspirational
Mar
01

Letting go of the Plank

Development is an attribute of a trustworthy leader. It requires a humble attitude and a long-term commitment to growth and improvement. Benjamin Franklin once said, “You can’t expect an empty […]

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Posted on: March 1, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
28

6 Ways To Know if You are a Control Freak

Overcontrol diminishes trust. Control-freak leaders have a hard time building truly great teams. Their lack of trust in subordinates hamstrings creativity and superior performance. If you think you over control, […]

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Posted on: February 28, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
24

The Sweet Rewards of Humility

Humility is costly, but there are incredible and often surprising rewards for leaders who recognize their own personal strengths and limitations while seeing and encouraging the greatness in others. Sometimes […]

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Posted on: February 24, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
21

4 Ways to Motivate People to Achieve Their Potential

In my last post I wrote about Gary. He was an example of a dedicated employee who had a tremendous Growth Achievement Potential (GAP). He was a mail room person […]

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Posted on: February 21, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
17

Elevating Your Employee’s Growth Potential

Over the years I’ve found that discovering and supporting an employee’s Growth Achievement Potential (GAP) does so much more for morale than money—and much more leveling the playing field. Gary […]

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Posted on: February 17, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
14

God Makes Different Choices

It’s important to note that God chose the younger son. In Exodus 13:11-13, God placed a special claim on the firstborn of man and animals. The nation of Israel, therefore, […]

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Posted on: February 14, 2012 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Feb
09

9 Ways to Unleash Greatness in Others

A humble leader steps aside so that others can run by and seize the prize of their own greatness. What are some ways we can make this happen? Assume the […]

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Posted on: February 9, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Feb
07

The Way of the Humble

Humble leaders take a different approach. They are not so self-absorbed as to think that they don’t need to listen and be open. Their spirits are not critical because they […]

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Posted on: February 7, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
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