On the economic front we still see the repercussions of the poor, arguably self-centered leadership that caused the credit crunch, the banking crisis and the global recession. Is the sate of Christian leadership any better? There is a lot that is said and written about Christian leadership too. Much of it is not actually about leadership at all, but is focused on theological, expositional, hermeneutical, worship facilitation and communications skills.
Have you seen Logan yet? Wolverine Logan is a mutant with healing powers. He also has unbreakable adamantium claws that he uses to shred opponents. The year is and mutants have been all-but exterminated. Cue pursuit by baddies and ensuing slaughter. Sacrifice for Others Even though he has super mutant healing powers, it still hurts when Logan gets shot, punched, kicked, clawed, and smacked with a lead pipe.
Despite all of that, he constantly throws himself in between danger and his less shotgun-resistant friends. Driving long distances is bad enough. Yet he still drives on.
The lesson for leaders: Are you willing to risk professional harm to protect your team? Will you fight through stress and physical exhaustion to help your team accomplish its mission?
He has to travel from Texas to Canada while an army of heavily-armed mercenaries and superbaddie mutants pursue them. These guys have machine guns, grenades, helicopters, off-road vehicles, drones, tracking electronics, and mutants to boot. Car troubles, illness, ambushes, seizures, and frequent needs to urinate make the trip almost as bad as the time I drove my kids from Virginia to Ohio when they had the stomach flu.
Yet Logan presses on. Logan stays focused on the mission. Every time he gets knocked down, he gets back up and presses on. Nothing will stop him. He Wolverines up, pops out the claws, and fights his way through the challenges he faces. Are you a resilient leader? Do you press on irrespective of the odds?
Do you ignore the naysayers who tell you the task is too difficult? When faced with a challenge, are you of singular mind in terms of overcoming it? Do you have a touchstone you can rely on to get you through the most difficult times?
Productively Channeling Anger Logan has some anger management issues. He has a couple of grudges he needs to settle. His anger could be a detriment to his ability to lead. Instead, he lets his anger fuel him during challenging times.[an error occurred while processing this directive] Narcissistic Leaders: The Incredible Pros, the Inevitable Cons by Michael Maccoby The Harvard Business Review.
$M for mine drone startup. Emesent, a drone autonomy spin-out from CSIRO, the technology arm of Australia's national science agency, has raised $ million in venture capital to commercialise its first product, Hovermap. Mar 28, · Over four out of five CIOs believe their role has increased in importance over the last five years.
Five years ago, CIOs believed their most important skill was technology know-how. There is also a free White Paper entitled “Growing the Servant Heart” which reviews the challenges of people and organisational leadership in a Church or Kingdom enterprise.. An enterprise is an organisation specifically structured to deliver some specific good or service.
Kingdom enterprises are those that have Christian objectives and which are led and staffed by Christians.
Role Model People who influence our lives in positive ways a called role models, it is a key quality of a leader to be a role model.
Followers want to follow a leader who they can point to as an example in almost every thing they do. When describing the ideal characteristics of a good leader, there are essential skills that a good manger should portray.
In this case, it is considered that a good manger should be equipped with human, technical and conceptual skills.