U.S. Senate Peter Marshall commented on social deconstruction (20 Centuries of Great Preaching Vol. 12 Waco: Word, 1971 p. 11-19): “The history of the world has always been the biography of her great men … There was a time in these United States when youth was inspired by (heroes) … when a picture of Washington or Lincoln adorned every […]Read More Heroes on the battlefield of everyday life
What we say versus what we mean. By Jon Acuff on Feb 02, 2015 04:00 am The craziest part of the ridiculous photos people put on Instagram is actually the captions they include. It’s in the captions where we tell our biggest lies. It’s where we cover our tracks and try to justify or ignore […]Read More What we say versus what we mean.
The days when leaders could succeed by pulling rank and asserting their own authority are long gone, writes Frank Sonnenburg. Today’s best bosses focus on building trusting relationships with their workers, and rely on humility, credibility and integrity to win people over. “[T]hey’re effective because they’re knowledgeable, admired, trusted, and respected,” Sonnenburg writes. 5 Measures […]Read More Great leaders don’t need to pull rank
Rediscovering Leadership: Service Versus Self-Interest. excerpts: SERVICE OR SELF-INTEREST? Throughout time, leaders who have exhibited the proper kind of custodianship—that is, leaders who have sought service over self-interest—have been held in high regard. People have gladly looked to them for direction and guidance in times of indecision, turmoil and trouble. Late American newspaper commentator Walter […]Read More Rediscovering Leadership: Service Versus Self-Interest