Jimmy Purchase

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Introverts Can Lead: 4 Steps to Developing the Charisma to Be a Super Manager

Shy, retiring, socially inept -- these are some of the stereotypes that plague introverts.<p>If you are looking to promote someone in your office, don't let a reserved demeanor take someone out of the running. And if you are a card-carrying introvert who has a time limit for big parties or is drained …

Core Competencies to Master: Uncovering Your Leadership Potential

<i>By: David Pumarejo</i><p>When entering high school, I assumed that the most powerful leaders I would encounter along the way would be my teachers. Instead, I find myself surrounded by student leaders in my classes every single day. Our teachers are unique in that they hand over the class to be run by us, …

Your employees probably don't trust you — here's how to fix it

As a workplace leader, you have the responsibility to strive for the trust of your employees; that task comes with the territory.<p>After all, trust in senior leaders directly impacts employee attitudes toward the company and work, according to a study of 828 employees conducted by Globoforce, in May. …

Reflecting on this, and whether this is true about our local community. https://t.co/9RVhvFf1SI

Southern Baptists and the Confederate Flag

It’s not often that I find myself wiping away tears in a denominational meeting, but I just did. The Southern Baptist Convention voted overwhelmingly …

How Running Your Meetings Differently Can Transform Your Culture

Meetings. Some are dreaded, others are valuable. Make sure your meetings are productive and a good use of time. Your culture will thank you for it.<p><i>By Bob Pothier, director for Partners in Leadership and a former GE exec who works with leaders to create greater accountability across the work force</i> …

Team Building

Want to Avoid Hiring Mistakes? Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

When you're a leader with an open position, you can feel a mix of feelings. On one hand, you might feel excitement and anticipation about the opportunity to hire a fabulous new employee who can help you to achieve even greater results. On the other hand, you might also feel anxiety and trepidation …

These 5 TED Talks Will Inspire You to Be a Better Leader

Need some inspiration to up your leadership game? These thought-provoking TED Talks should do the trick.<p>Leadership. It's a simple concept -- but, not such an easy skill to master. In fact, being an effective and inspiring leader requires some serious thought, consideration, and (believe it or not) …

Leadership

6 Ways to Build (and Keep!) a Great Team

Building a great team is more than simply hiring the right people: you've got to make an effort to go beyond managing and motivate. Here are six ways to inspire greatness in those who work with you.<p><b>1. Get clear about your vision.</b><p>When it comes to building trust, transparency and clarity are your two …

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, "Read 500 pages like this every day. That's how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Embracing a Missionary Moment

Revisiting "Faithful Presence"by Collin Hansen. The Gospel Coalition, 2015. 72pp.<p>Ours is a missionary moment. Christendom is finished and with it the …

My favorite communion quote. Love the spirit of this. We need more joy in the church. https://t.co/iC49fZyTnD

The Top 30 Blogs Christian Leaders Need To Read In 2016

As a blogger, I am often asked about other blogs Christian leaders should also be reading. The following is the criteria in which I recommend other …

A 26-year-old time-management strategy can help you become more productive and less stressed at work

For many of us, the end of the year is an ideal time to do big-picture thinking.<p>Which professional priorities did you neglect in 2015? And how will …

You Don’t Need Charisma to Be an Inspiring Leader

Virtually every leader wishes they had the power to inspire people to change. That’s because every leader has experienced times when they have identified a change that had to be made, devised a great strategy for making it happen, but then struggled to get people moving in the new direction.<p>The …

Howard Schultz

The Value of an End of the Week "Brain Dump"

One of my favorite things to do on a lazy Friday afternoon (when I <i>should</i> be working, but I have a few posts already done in advance and my mind is …

Productivity

10 Great Apps Every Leader Needs to Be Effective

Let technology radically enhance your leadership.<p>It's not enough for twenty-first-century leaders to focus on getting things done. They must also connect with employees to inspire performance. Digging deeper, top management today needs to marry purpose and meaning to each employee's contribution. …

Apps

No One Told You the Book List for Improving Leadership Skills? I Will

Becoming a better leader takes effort, making mistakes, reflection and study. When you lead, you are expected to take chances and take risks. If you …

Get Fit to Lead: 8 Leadership Development Goals [Infographic]

Highlighted in this infographic are the Habits of Successful Leaders. It is always a good tactic to lead by example. Find a mentor. 64 percent of …

A developer’s guide to interviewing

Alternate title: How to interview a company<p>Have you ever been in a job interview, and the interviewer looks across the table and says, “do you have …

What Causes Americans The Most Stress? [Infographic]

A survey conducted by GfK has revealed that money, self-pressure and lack of sleep are the three major causes of stress in people’s daily lives across the globe. Overall, nearly three in ten people said that the amount of money they have to live on is their leading cause of stress. As people get …

10 Tips for Designing Logos That Don’t Suck

<b>Please Note:</b> This article was originally published in August, 2012. Occasionally we re-publish articles that we feel are still relevant, and …

8 Powerful Ways to Mold Your Children Into Leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to grow to be courageous, passionate and authentic. We want their actions to inspire other people to be their best, to get more out of life than they ever …