What Do Leaders Need To Learn (Part 1)

Extraordinary leaders give their followers an example to follow, a purpose to live for, and values to live by. They do it by continually learning about three things. They become an example to follow by learning about who they are. They define a purpose to live for by learning about why they are here. They […]

Think In A Circle Instead of In A Line

The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, right? I’ve discovered that, for long-range goals, circles actually work better. For example I get to work with Jay Kranda and Efraim Meulenberg on our online ministry at Saddleback Church. Jay and Efraim do an amazing job of attracting an audience that watches Saddleback services, […]

The Five Practices of Extraordinary Leaders

The leadership story in the Bible, and Jesus in particular, defines and promotes an alternative to conventional leadership methods. This alternative consists of five practices used by extraordinary leaders. Practice #1: Learning Virtually every leadership paradigm advocates learning in some form or another. “Leaders are learners” is an adage that has been around for years. […]