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Solitude and Leadership

I’ve been reflecting on a challenging lecture by Willaim Deresiewicz, given to the freshmen class (plebes) at West Point last October. He highlights the temptations to “climb the slippery pole of hierarchy” in today’s bureaucracies, becoming...

The Disciple-Making Strategy of Jesus

Michael Hyatt did a good job of building on Robert Coleman’s excellent Master Plan of Evangelism in his discussion of Jesus’ leadership strategy...

Characteristics of Weak Leaders

Loving the study of leadership in the Civil War, I ran across Michael Hyatt’s excellent blog. Add it to your must read RSS reader. He recently posted the following analysis of Little Mac (see some of my reflections on George McClellan here). Five Characteristics...

Leaders Invite, They Don’t Intimidate

Nelson Searcy of Smartleadership. com argues that the best leaders rely on invitation, not intimidation. In building movements of evangelism and discipleship, we constantly rely on other people to join us and assist us in reaching the world through the military of the...

Leadership as a Form of Art

Scott Williams over at Big is the New Small discusses “Leadership as a form of art.” Leadership is a form of art.  It’s an art form that almost anyone can learn to some degree. Just because someone learns an art doesn’t mean they will necessarily...