From category archives: Inspired Development

Servant-Leader

How to Lead Where You Are Now

How to Lead Where You Are Now

Sometimes people fall under the impression that leaders are only the people at the top. And because they think this way, they ignore the opportunity for leadership development. The problem with this mindset is leadership is not designated for only a certain group of people. Leadership is a process of influence—and everyone influences someone. This means you are a leader. Because, unless you live completely isolated, you influence someone. And, whether you lead one or many, you have an opp ...Read more »
7 Ways Your Leadership Can Build a Strong Team

7 Ways Your Leadership Can Build a Strong Team

For some people the idea of “Building a Great Team” sounds exciting—it may even feel very natural. For others it’s the worst thing they could imagine. Maybe you have experienced it? Being part of a team can be awesome, especially if everyone is sold out to the mission and taking ownership of their part. However, if you have lived long enough, you also know that it can be really hard. Some people would prefer to never rely on anyone else to get their job done. Working ...Read more »
A New Focus

A New Focus

A few days ago I pulled off the expressway to find a man holding a sign “Need food, will you help?” I responded in a way that I fear most of us do, I judged him. Without considering him, my first thoughts were, “This is a scam. He will use the money to buy drugs, cigarettes, or alcohol.” My second thoughts were even more shameful, “If I give him my $10 what will I do for lunch today”? Yuck. And then I was reminded, Christ did not come to judge the world, but to save the world. Christ came to mee ...Read more »
Setting Up The Chairs

Setting Up The Chairs

Leadership has so many components, and when done with purpose and faith can be a catalyst for change and growth inside of each organization. I recently heard a story about Tony Dungy, former coach for the Indianapolis Colts, told from a chaplain that had been invited to lead a pregame chapel service. This chaplain had decided to arrive early. He walked into the chapel and saw the coach moving around the room setting up the chairs for the service. He immediately offered to help Tony get things re ...Read more »
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