Tag: integrity

Responsible Vs. Foolish Freedom

February 20, 2017 0 Comments
Responsible Vs. Foolish Freedom

One of the highest forms of responsibility is the responsibility to be free. One of the highest forms of freedom is the freedom to be responsible…Yet if we examine our lives closely, most of us will find that we are slaves to something that defines our zone of comfort – whether it be the approval of […]

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Leadership Advice From An Evangelist

February 18, 2017 2 Comments
Leadership Advice From An Evangelist

I recently read a great little book on evangelism by TEDxUniversityofNevada 2014 speaker Harvey Turner. I was struck by the similarities between effective evangelism and effective leadership, something I had not expected. Paraphrasing Harvey, evangelism simply means “applying good news to people’s lives.” The best leaders do something similar on a daily basis with the people […]

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Colin Kaepernick And The National Anthem

August 27, 2016 26 Comments
Colin Kaepernick And The National Anthem

During a preseason football game on Friday, August 26, 2016, Colin Kaepernick, quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, refused to stand with the rest of his team during the playing of the national anthem. You can read for yourself his explanation for his behavior, as well as the official responses of both the 49ers and […]

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CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

August 16, 2016 4 Comments
CEO Servant Leadership, Narcissism, And Company Financial Performance

Servant leadership is a belief in and practice of “leadership that places the good of those led over the self-interest of the leader, emphasizing leader behaviors that focus on follower development and de-emphasizing glorification of the leader” (Hale and Fields, 2007, p. 397). Servant leaders see themselves as a resource, not the source or oracle […]

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