Marks Of A Great Leader

By Robert J. Tamasy

I seem to be an information packrat. I collect articles, columns and various notes, and hang onto them for years for future reference, not knowing when or how I might use them. Recently I came across a column from 2005 that appeared in the respected business journal, Forbes. Entitled "Five Marks of a Great Leader," it was written by Paul Johnson, a British historian and author. He asked, "What makes a real leader? How can we recognize one?"

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Leadership is Integral to Discipleship

By Bruce Witt

Discipleship is fundamental about leadership. Every disciplemaker fills the role of leadership as a “Paul” for the “Timothy”, yet the true leader is Jesus Christ working and using the Paul to teach, train, and ultimately transform the Timothy. The Paul is a vessel or conduit for the Lord to flow through to bring love, grace and the word to another man’s heart. Leaders are God’s instrument to bring the gospel to the world through the process of disciplemaking.

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Leaders Think

By Bruce Witt

“The tragedy of modern man is not that he knows less and less about the meaning of his own life, but that it bothers him less and less.” Václav Havel

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The Noble Art of Leading Humbly

By Rick Boxx

Many times I have heard business leaders express their lofty praises for a peer or a key employee. We all like to be valued and appreciated, especially when those we work for or with are the ones that offer words of affirmation. But not long ago I was especially impressed by the comments made by a server at a conference I was conducting.

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Leading With Wisdom

By Rick Boxx

Most CEOs and other top executives of large organizations have access to a wide range of business advisors and teachers. Many of these consultants arrive with the latest business ideas and fads. Fads come and go, however, being replaced by other novel and often short-lived strategies. Left in their wake are confusion and questionable business practices that are not rooted in time-tested wisdom.

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