Shepherds Have One Job – Protect the Flock

Dateline:  July 2005 “First one sheep jumped to its death. Then another and another, and then dozens more. Having left their herds to graze while they ate breakfast, stunned Turkish shepherds now watched as nearly 1,500 others leapt off the same cliff. The first 450 animals died under the billowy pile.” . . . The … More Shepherds Have One Job – Protect the Flock

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Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World: or “Becoming Follow-able People”

Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World With special reference to our time and the Covid19 virus, maybe it is a good time to reexamine the servant model of leadership pictured in the life and teachings of Christ. How should Christian lead in the present crisis upon the globe? I am convinced that he is … More Leading Like Jesus in a COVID19 World: or “Becoming Follow-able People”

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Giving Leaders Authority

The following insight comes from a Quora question. The specific question was Why was the German military so successful during early-WWII? A questioner was interested in finding out why the hideous Nazi scourge was so successful militarily at the beginning of World War II.  Eduardo J. Belgrano, Polymath, Economics, Business, Military History, Quantitative Risk Analysis gave … More Giving Leaders Authority

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What are the Top Three Commands of Jesus to Leaders?

Tuesday Musing About a decade ago, I was musing about the content of a DMin class I just took the week before and thinking about Jesus and primary commands for leaders. What would be the top three commands for disciple/leaders that Jesus gave? (My friend, John Nunnickhoven, added a fourth in the comments.) Confining ourselves … More What are the Top Three Commands of Jesus to Leaders?

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Brief Review of The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman

Friday Musings Title of Book: The Starfish and the Spider: The Unstoppable Power of Leaderless Organizations, by Ori Brafman, (Portfolio, 2006) Overview: The book is about “what happens when no one is in charge” (p.5). It is about empowering people by eliminating hierarchies that stifle personal responsibility and initiative. It is about the counter-intuitive notion … More Brief Review of The Starfish and the Spider by Ori Brafman

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