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Relational leadership – but I’m still the boss – hmmmmmmmmm

I have been reading a book called “Relational Leadership : A Biblical Model for influence and service.” By Walter C. Wright. It’s a book that has taken me over 12 months to read, and is one that I enjoyed reading and will … Continue reading

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Co-labourers–not hierarchical leadership.

James D. Hernando has written a brilliant piece on Spiritual Leadership, drawn from the salutations (the way Paul sends his greetings in his Epistles. ) Paul was quick to commend and free with his praise. Look how often this is … Continue reading

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In The Name of Jesus–Reflections on Christian Leadership.

A generous friend sent me a copy of Henri J.M Nouwen’s book, “In the Name of Jesus,” which arrived in the mail today. It’s a book of reflections on Christian leadership. While it’s a small book, its filled with punch … Continue reading

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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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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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The Queen of England on Leadership.

I was encouraged and inspired by watching the mid morning news of the Queen giving part of a speech to Parliament. She said, a good leader will get amongst the people to know what they need and want. This is … Continue reading

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