Monthly Archives: May 2012

Relational Leadership – A great leader is a great story teller part 4.

In the pages between 182 & 189 Wright speaks of the need for leaders to be great story tellers. A powerful strategy for communicating values is the telling of stories. Stories capture the imaginations of people, reveal values at work, … Continue reading

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Relational Leadership–Controlling subcultures. Part 3

  On page 150 Wright says, Every organisation has a hidden culture that has developed over the years and controls what is actually done regardless of the values we espouse. The problem is that, when the stated values of the … Continue reading

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Relational Leadership–nuggets of Gold part 2.

Yesterday I shared about the leadership book that I have been reading on relational leadership. Tonight I came across this gem on page 99, Max De Pree says that the two primary responsibilities of a leader are to point the … Continue reading

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Five lessons that I learnt playing tournament poker at the pub.

  It’s no secret that I went through a deep time of turmoil and crisis between 2007 – 2009. Early in 2009 I was invited by my brother to join in the local tournament poker, and for a number of … Continue reading

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Leadership does not depend on position.

Over the last few months I have been reading a number of books on leadership, and one in particular has produced a number of ‘Aha’ moments. Walter Wright who has served at Regent and Fuller colleges authored this book called … Continue reading

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Laugh for the day.

Brother Dave posts the following. After Graduating from High School, David moves away from home to study at University. One of his letters home reads: Dear Father, University i$ really great. I am making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying very … Continue reading

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Eldership is a submissive role.

There is some interesting discussion around the blogosphere at the moment about the role of elders pastoring the church. Dave Black has once again linked to a number of interesting blog posts on the subject here and here. Dave is … Continue reading

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