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A Little “v” Vocation

I started as an RCIA sponsor. I responded to a nagging item in the bulletin for the need for sponsors. It didn’t seem like it would be hard or real time consuming. It soon became evident that I had joined

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Passion for the Servant Leader

Since November 2018 I have been blogging on concepts for the servant leader. I referenced leaders like Cheryl Bachelder, Sheila Heen, Brene’ Brown and more. I talked about 6 concepts: Vision Values Clarity Honesty Listening Courage So you would think

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Courage

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” Maya Angelou [1] Are you courageous enough to have those hard conversations? Are you courageous enough to face your limitations…with others?

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Listening

Pope Francis‏ @Pontifex 12/14/18 Tweet This is the first step in order to grow on our journey of faith: listening. Before speaking, listen. Listening is the ability to accurately receive and interpret messages in the communication process. Effective listening is

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Honesty

Proverbs tells us “If you do the right thing, honesty will be your guide. But if you are crooked, you will be trapped by your own dishonesty.” (1) Isn’t that true? If you are dishonest, to keep up the farce,

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Clarity

Webster’s dictionary defines “clarity” as “the quality or state of being clear.” (1) A Servant Leader communicates with clarity. In speaking or writing, the leader must be sure that the receiver understands their message. Otherwise misunderstanding, rework and frustration from

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What Women Leaders Bring to Organizations

Let’s develop women’s leadership capacity, welcome these gifts and trust that when they are embraced alongside the gifts men bring, the Spirit will light the way in these dark times for our Church

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership – Values

To recap the Vision post: Jesus’ vision was that Emmanuel, God-with-us is a kingdom over which God reigns, on earth as it is in heaven. A vision like this means that we need to have a clear understanding from Jesus

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6 Core Concepts of Servant Leadership

I have been researching Servant Leadership lately. After awhile articles from different authors begin to sound very similar to each other. The concepts may be called different things or have a tad different definition, but at their core they are

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Servant Leadership in the Parish

Cheryl Bachelder, author of “Dare to Serve” gives us instructions on how to adopt a Servant Leadership model in our workplace. Now, you’d think that would be a natural model for a parish but since the Church is a hierarchical

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We’ve Got it All Wrong

I just watched a webinar talking about the 3 pitfalls that cause a project to fail. It was from Peter Block of Designed Learning www.peterblock.com It wasn’t what I was expecting. He didn’t talk about team structures, upper level executive

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We Are Better When We Work Together

Debbie and I just returned from the Global Leadership Conference 2018 (GLS). This conference brings leaders together from around the world to hear from those exceptional leader’s their philosophy of leading and get practical tips on how to implement new

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