Tag Archives: Leadership

Inspiring Leaders

Today's effective, healthy leaders understand that those they lead are not a commodity to be consumed.  No longer a product to be bought and used to serve the grand vision of the leader.  More people are seeking significance from their work.  Where in generations past employees have been content to contort for the sake of…
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Sex and the Church: Pastoral Sexual Misconduct

Pastoral sexual misconduct is not a new phenomenon and dates back to the Old Testament when God rejects the sons of Eli for their sexual misconduct.   Sexual misconduct is wide in scope and can range from passive sexual harassment of a co-worker or congregant to an extramarital affair as a “one time fall from…
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SEX SCANDAL: Healthy Boundaries for Healthy Leaders & Communities

I was alarmed to hear of another church leader struggling with his sexuality.  The leader is a young married man working with youth.  I was made aware of the situation through someone I work with who is processing some of the thoughts and feelings around her sister being manipulated and inappropriately touched by this leader. …
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Motivating Employees with Meaning

Motivating employees can be a challenge!  Whether they receive a pay cheque or volunteer, it is important to help your team understand why what they do is important or meaningful.  This sense of meaning can go a long way to increasing productivity, improve employee/volunteer retention and loyalty. Adam Grant, a Wharton management professor, demonstrates this…
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