the better way

Good Monday morning to you! Hope you had a refreshing weekend. Ours was beautiful, but a tad messy as we received about four inches of snow. What are the responsibilities of a leader? In my opinion, a key responsibility is seeking the better way. In my experience it has been called continuous improvement, innovation, and… Read More

An Affair of the Heart

Good morning, I hope that this Holy Week has been special for you as we prepare our hearts for this weekend we remember and celebrate and give thanks for the death, burial and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. According to James Kouzes and Barry Posner, in their book The Truth About Leadership, leadership is an… Read More

Ten Truths About Leadership

Good morning from snow-covered northeast Indiana. The snow is beautiful, but no fun to drive in last night. Very grateful for a four-wheel drive truck! James Kouzes and Barry Posner are two of my favorite authors on leadership. They are probably best known for their book The Leadership Challenge – if you don’t have it in your… Read More

Ten Truths of Leadership

James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner are two of my favorite authors on leadership.  Finding out that they are Christians was a great blessing.  Kouzes and Posner have a book out called The Truth About Leadership and they list 10 Truths of Leadership: 1. You make a difference. 2. Credibility is the foundation of… Read More

Things Leaders Do

Good morning! According to James Kouzes and Barry Posner, there are five things that leaders do: They Model the Way – they become exemplars of the behavior they expect of others. They Inspire a Shared Vision – they envision the preferred future, creating an ideal image of the organization or project. They Challenge the Process – they look for ways to improve processes and encourage… Read More