How can we identify and equip lay and ordained leaders for future roles in Christian organizations and institutions? Are we willing to even discuss succession planning?
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These school children in Honduras are among the 3.5 million people in 55 countries who now have safe water thanks to Water Mission. Photos courtesy of Water Mission
Water Mission had the engineering expertise to become a leader in installing water systems in developing countries around the globe. But just as important, the nonprofit realized, was an active focus on its core values and workplace culture.
As our clergy population ages, younger ministers are stepping into senior roles at big-steeple churches. How must we mentor and form them so they will thrive?
In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Laura Everett talks to airline executive Marty St. George about the importance -- and practice -- of instilling shared values across an organization.
Children in the WINGS for Kids afterschool program display their latest art project: butterflies.
Photos courtesy of WINGS for Kids
WINGS invests deeply in its staff with rigorous screening, intensive training and ongoing coaching. This culture of leadership has been critical to its success.
Leaders and their staffs need a diverse array of conversation partners to navigate institutional leadership today. Start by introducing your colleagues to your cellphone contacts and Facebook friends, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Preparing colleagues to do an organization’s future work, while also making a meaningful contribution in the present, is the job of a supervisor, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
For the greatest impact, leaders must identify their greatest gifts and apply them to an institution’s most pressing challenges, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Investing time helping board members get to know each other, learn their roles and define common expectations will pay dividends in the long term, writes a managing director at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Charles Hamilton Houston seated at his desk in 1939. Library of Congress / Washington Press Photograph
More than two decades before Brown v. Board of Education, the dean of Howard University School of Law built a network of relationships and practices for the purpose of preparing a cadre of leaders to transform society, not simply practice law.