5 for Leadership (2/9/13)

images-2Here is a fresh 5. This week we have something on social media, the emerging religious culture of America, an unlikely conversion, the source of real power in leading, and ways to stay encouraged as a young leader. Click away and take note!

America’s New Government Imposed Religion  This is a must read article if you lead as a spiritual leader, or if you lead a spiritual endeavor. How we navigate our influence over the next few years will be critical.

The 1 Thing Every Business Executive Must Understand About Social Media  My brother in law highlighted this post for me. Social media can no longer be ignored as a key pathway for leading. This article places great value on using it for listening and empathy. See how.

My Train Wreck Conversion  This article from Christianity Today is the narrative of an academic leader who had a most unlikely conversion to the Christian faith. I think this is an important voice, both for how leaders can be influenced and for the influence they have.

Finding Real Leadership Power  You know by now that I really enjoy Dan Rockwell’s blog. In a quick, to the point fashion, Dan distinguishes between humility and arrogance–and where real power comes from. Take a look.

8 Words of Encouragement for The Young Ministry Leader  This final post comes from Ron Edmondson. Every new leader needs perspective and some practical advice to be able to make it for the long haul. Ron gives us 8 pieces of wisdom for getting there.

There are the 5 for this week. In advance-Happy Valentines Day for those in the U.S. Love well. Lead well.

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