Here is a new 5 for your Thanksgiving weekend! We have some reflections on the next Billy Graham, hopelessness, working with a multi-generational workforce, and–of course–so thoughts on leadership and gratitude. Enjoy.
7 Ways to Defeat Hopelessness I needed this today. Great insights from the Leadership Freak. A must read.
Humble and Grateful-The Truly Effective Leader This was found on Linked2Leadership. It comes from Paul Simkins. “We as humans tend to want only others to sacrifice pride, ambition, control, power, and other temporal vanities and be humble before us so that we may benefit from “humility.” We often don’t want to be humble and feel like we are at some sort of loss.” This is a practical and thoughtful read.
Thanksgiving: The Struggling Heart This is another gem from Lolly Daskal. “As human beings, we possess the desire to know ourselves and find meaning, but the truth is life is often difficult and the last thing we want is to be grateful. However the grateful heart holds the release from the roots of our suffering and the liberation of our pain.”
Decoding The Truth of Leading Multi-Generational Workforces “When it comes to discussions on the various challenges leaders need to address in today’s fast-changing global economy, there’s one topic that merits a proper assessment as to whether or not it’s really an issue for today’s organizations. And that is the issue of how to effectively manage a multi-generational workforce.” Tanveer Naseer has some great insights on this popular topic.
The Next Billy Graham “The story is told that, during the International Congress on World Evangelization at Lausanne in 1974, someone asked Billy Graham, “Who will be the next Billy Graham?” In answer, the nonpareil evangelist motioned to the panorama of Christian leaders around him, saying, “They will.”‘ Chris Castaldo highlights not the “who but the “how” of fulfilling the legacy of spiritual giant Billy Graham.
There are the 5 this week. During your holiday break take a few minutes and click away.