Successful leaders benefit from a combination of on-the-job learning that stretches them, developmental relationships, and formal training, writes the managing director of grants at Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
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A pastor writes that Christian leaders must stop arguing that if an outcome is bad, the decision must have been bad, too.
Traditional professional kitchens are organized with each cook focusing on a specific role and the head chef responsible for the big picture. But a young chef describes another model, one that encourages cooks to understand how all the components come together.
In this speedy world of words, leaders must learn how -- and when -- to use them, writes a Duke Divinity School New Testament scholar.
A high wire walker performs at the UniverSoul Circus April 30, 2005, in the Jamaica neighborhood of New York City.
Given the nature of human beings and institutions, at some point relationships become unsteady. And repairing trust can be a challenge for leaders, writes a managing director at Leadership Education.
As an institution grows, the role of its leaders shifts. System leaders see the big picture and equip others to do the work, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Trapeze performances are a good metaphor for leadership, as so much of the work is inviting people to let go of what they know and to risk uncertainty, in the belief that something good is waiting for them.
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