Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dan Hawkins — Making Decisions

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Reading Habits in a Digital World

–from The Barna Group June 24, 2013 – Christians have long earned their reputation as “people of the Book,” but now in the midst of the digital revolution, their books—and the Good Book itself—are taking on a very different shape. … Continue reading

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Leadership as a Relational Dynamic

Wright, N. (2013), ‘Leadership as a Relational Dynamic’, About Leaders,, 20 March. Philosophically and practically, I find myself conflicted over the current preoccupation in leadership development circles with leadership competencies. On the one hand, I’ve seen and used competency frameworks for leadership … Continue reading

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A Missing Link in Christian Leadership

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© Barna Group, 2013 June 19, 2013 – Americans love to talk about leadership—just look at the national dialogue sparked by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In or the ongoing dialogue within churches about leading…

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Freedom, Competition, & Progress

Posted by Orrin Woodward on June 19, 2013 While studying Western society, one thought has becoming clear, namely, that free competition is the essence of excellence in any field. For without competitors to keep a person or organization honest, the … Continue reading

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Rise…& #MakeItCount

New wallpaper for my Blackberry Storm & iPad lock-screen. 300: Rise of an Empire out 3/2014 [youtube]

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Leadership Cultures, Scoreboards, & Government

Posted by Orrin Woodward on June 3, 2013 Having led communities for over twenty years, writing several NY Times bestsellers on leadership in the process, I have thought on the subjects of leadership culture and political incompetence nonstop. Accordingly, I … Continue reading

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Sure, but That’s not a Plan

by Seth Godin The most common thing people ask me about is how to get picked, a shortcut to success, a way to spread an idea or build a platform without doing a particularly large amount of hard work. Getting … Continue reading

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Are You Being Stretched?

  by Mark Miller | Monday, June 3, 2013 Leaders are learners. To learn we must stretch. To be stretched, we must be uncomfortable. Are you uncomfortable? Is something in your world causing you to learn new skills, establish new … Continue reading

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Self Service Requires Information, Which Requires Design

by Seth Godin Consider travel as an example: If you’ve arranged the flights on the monitor in order of flight time, not destination, requiring me to stop and take out my ticket, you have failed. If you’ve hidden the room … Continue reading

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