Leading for Life 2015

Three weeks ago we were in a church in Berlin, Germany with 78 young leaders from 8 different European countries. As an Innovista team, we are still in awe of the service, dedication, and drive these leaders have to see their communities changed by and for Jesus. As we look back on our time together in…

Quote of the day

I see now that there is a difference between being good at leading and being a good leader Participant in a training session today. From a discussion on what is leadership and what makes good leaders. For example, what was the difference between Hitler who in many ways was an effective leader versus Martin Luther…

One of our roles as a leader is to help people discover their value before God, discern God’s purpose for their life (and community) and develop the potential he has placed within them. James Lawrence in Growing Leaders: Reflections on Leadership, Life and Jesus

Good strategy almost always looks simple and obvious and does not take a thick deck of Powerpoint slides to explain. It does not pop out of some “strategic management” tool matrix, chart, triangle, or fill in the blanks scheme. Instead, a talented leader identifies the one or two critical issues in the situation – the…

“You will often find that people who are most effective are those who have taken the long route to leadership. They are often in the background as youngsters. You often find that the people sitting in the back row [of the college debating society] listening are running the country 30 years later” Brian Maurer Interesting…