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Business Ethics: The Trustworthy Steward

By Howard Rich Recently, I listened to a lecture on ethics in leadership by the late Howard Hendricks, a former professor at Dallas Theological Seminary.  He spoke of his participation in a symposium at the Center for Creative Leadership, where it was determined the number one need in business leadership is ethics. In this particular…

May 6: Last Day to Register for the May CLA Online Academy

Big news because today, May 6,  is your last day to register for CLA Online Academy – May modules. Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) offers you a great new way to continue your leadership education online with CLA Online Academy. This learning experience is powered by the platform of Azusa Pacific Online University.  The combination of  this world class platform, rich…

Jerry White: Thoughts on Authentic Leadership

The Audience of One George Balanchine was the famous director of the New York City Ballet. Those who danced said they would have thunderous applause and accolades, but they did not feel good unless Balanchine was pleased. They played for an audience of one. The authentic leader also plays for an audience of one –…

Together We Equip and Unite Leaders

Christian Leadership Alliance equips and unites leaders to transform the world for Christ. CLA 2014 National Conference – Anaheim California April 30 – May 2, 2013 THE AUTHENTIC LEADER    

The Authentic Leader: CLA Day 1

  “Teach me again, this moment that I feel, that afresh you can heal.” -Israel Gaither  “Don’t give people what they want, give them what they have never dreamed of.” -Phil Cooke  “Fight so passionately for your cause that you are interrupted by heaven.” -Wess Stafford  CLA 2013 National Conference – The Authentic Leader Anaheim,…

4 Critical Compentencies Used to Measure Authentic Leaders

By John C. Reynolds Generally, authors in the leadership literature simply recognize a leader’s authenticity through the leader’s intentional process of positive actions that encourage transparent and open decision-making. The authors Goffee and Jones in their book, Why Should Anyone Be Led by You?   pen my favorite definition. Goffee and Jones say simply that,…

Liz Selzer: Thoughts on Authentic Leadership

Clarity of Purpose An authentic leader has clarity of God’s purposes and how they as leaders were lovingly and expectantly created to passionately join God in his vision for bringing hope to a hurting world. They see the beauty of gifting in others and work patiently and tirelessly to help people step boldly onto the…

5 Leadership Lessons from Running the Race

 By Mark Holbrook After more than 30 years in the CEO role, people are starting to ask me two questions: First, when am I going to retire? Second, have I learned anything in all that time? To the first question, it’s up to the Lord and my board. As for learning, here are some highlights…

The Steward Leader Who Kneels

By Mark L.Vincent Faithfulness is one of the foundations for an effective resource raising program. I’ve often summarized the faithful life of the steward as Generous God, Generous Life. On more than one occasion, when speaking on the subject, I’ve created a picture of how this is lived by kneeling with raised arms. This posture…

Finding Authenticity in a Media Saturated World

  By Jedd Medefind In a world dominated by marketing messages, people are desperate for even a small taste of authenticity. But for all the products, personas, and personal profiles created to appear authentic, we rarely see it. When Christians share of themselves in ways that reflect the vulnerability, transparency, and forthrightness that Jesus lived, people…

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