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CLA Webcast 8.29.13: Learning to Lead Like Jesus

Learn from the greatest leadership role model of all time… Jesus Christ Join the CLA monthly webcast on August 29 as prominent author, speaker and business consultant Ken Blanchard takes us on a journey toward effective leadership and shows us how to lead as Jesus led. In this webcast you’ll learn: What it looks like…

Kingdom Outcomes: Dallas 2014

We face a world of pressing need, but you were called into Christian leadership for such a time as this. Here at CLA we are dedicated to providing you with biblically-based higher thinking that will transform you as a Christian leader as you impact the world for Christ. We focus on helping you to achieve…

Missing God's Intent

What do people get for all the toil and anxious striving with which they labor under the sun? All their days their work is grief and pain; even at night their minds do not rest. This too is meaningless. A person can do nothing better than to eat and drink and find satisfaction in their own…

A Closer Look at God-honoring Teamwork

By Bill Frisby In our rapidly changing world the days of the heroic, lone-ranger CEO are over. Today, teamwork is the byword in executive leadership. It’s a necessity for any ministry serious about advancing the kingdom. A few years ago, we at Strengthening Leaders, spoke with the board vice chairman of a well-known international ministry…

Don't Go It Alone!

By Bethany Palmer I love talking to people who are heading into their Future-Funded Ministry™ and have good advice. Richard Erickson from Greater Europe Ministry is no different. Richard went through a very challenging time in his life, one that he never saw coming. He got a divorce. It was devastating, challenging, and just plain…

Your Leadership is on Loan

By Howard Rich If you are anything like me, when you think about entering Jesus’ presence in heaven I am sure you desire to hear what He said to the good stewards in the Parable of the Talents, “Well done my good and faithful servant.”  Have you ever thought about what Jesus would say to…

Obama Care: Tips for Employers

By Mark Griffin Nothing creates panic in business like massive changes and spikes in expenses, especially when handed down by bureaucrats. Healthcare and benefits are on everyone’s mind. Employers are scrambling to make sense of it all and many tell me they are anxious. And with good reason. The many complicated new regulations, terminology, and…

Not Just Another Label

by Mark L. Vincent I am privileged to instruct in CLA’s online classes on Executive Leadership and was privileged to develop the module “Becoming a Steward Leader.”  A highlight of teaching it is when classroom participants suddenly become aware that exercising leadership makes them a stone dropped into a pond that sends out far-ranging ripples. These…

The Decision Maker: An Interview with Dennis Bakke

Dennis Bakke is a revolutionary innovator, successful entrepreneur, and dedicated Christian leader. Outcomes editor W. Scott Brown interviewed Bakke on his newest book The Decision Maker: Unlock the potential of everyone in your organization one decision at a time (Pear Press, 2013). This book offers a fictional account of what it looks like when one applies the people empowering…

Is Great the Enemy of Godly?

By Mike Bonem “Good is the enemy of great,” according to Jim Collins in the well-known opening line of Good to Great. Collins’s best-selling book has been a favorite guide for business leaders and has been equally influential for many leaders outside of business, including those in the church. I am one of those leaders who…


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