3 results for tag: Christian Leadership Alliance

In Pursuit of Great AND Godly Leadership

The opening line of Good to Great from Jim Collins states “Good is the enemy of great.” As organizations experience some measure of success, they will consider themselves “good,” and they start to lose the mojo to become “great.”  Thankfully as Christians, we are given the definitive leadership role model – our Lord Jesus Christ. Called to be imitators of Christ (Eph 5:1), we must ask the inevitable question. “Is great the enemy of godly?” or “Is godly the enemy of great?” As a maturing student of leadership, I sometimes found myself swimming in the sea of confusion as I absorbed numerous books on leadership. Sometimes the ...

Authentic Leader/ Inauthentic Leader: Which Are You?

We all know that authentic leadership is important and relevant, but as Christ-centered leaders we must not forget that our source of identity starts and ends with Word of God. Once we were enslaved by the shackles of sin, but now we are born again in Christ. Now, to be authentic, we must strive to take off our former habits, thoughts, and wounds and replace them with the new identity in Christ. Ephesians 4:15 captures what authenticity means for Jesus followers. “Rather, let our lives lovingly express truth (in all things, speaking truly, dealing truly, living truly). Enfolded in love, let us grow up in every way and in all things into Him Who is ...

10 Tips to Maximize Your Conference Experience

You might as well call me a conference junkie. In the past five years, I've attended countless conferences. Every year, I commit to attending at least several conferences mainly because it helps me to learning, grow, and connect. I understand this is not a small investment so I want to ensure that this will pay off dividends.   As an aspiring author and speaker, I also am learning what it takes to be a global leader and speaker.  After attending many conferences, I realized conferences are what you make of them. Here are my top ten tips on conferences and how to make them more valuable and engaging experiences.   (more…)