Tag: influence

  • Being a Good Follower

    Most leadership books and teaching centers on being the top guy; the number one in the organization. I recently read a refreshingly different perspective. [amazon_link id=”1929619480″ target=”_blank” ]Creative Followership: In the Shadow of Greatness[/amazon_link]┬ácenters on influence, while not being the top guy. Jimmy Collins retired as the President of Chick-fil-A restaurants. He was a great […]

  • What Breaks Your Heart?

    I am blogging from Atlanta, Georgia at the Catalyst 2014 Conference. I have been asked to serve as a part of the Blogger Team at Catalyst! Andy Stanley, Pastor of North Point Community Church and one of the best communicators out there opens up each Catalyst Conference. He read from Nehemiah 1 and asked us […]

  • Leadercast: Being a Beyond You Leader

    I had the privilege of attending the Leadercast One Day Event. Often I hear of these events and am not able to attend, instead following the play by play from different bloggers. This time, the event was simulcast in Cape Town. And to top it off, we hosted the session with one of my heroes, […]

  • 8 Traits of Grace Filled Leadership

    Drill sergeant discipline

    My first leadership experience was as an 11-year-old in Boy Scouts. As a newly christened “Assistant Patrol Leader”, I led as I had seen others leading. Experience said the way in which you led other pre-teen peers was through yelling and screaming, using all of your newly learned expletives until finally the group accomplished the […]