Monthly Archives: March 2012

Leading with courage in the midst of betrayal


Chuck Swindoll encourages leaders to keep a tender heart and a tough hide.  In my last blog on 7 practices to avoid becoming a self-absorbed, narcissistic leader, I dealt with the  “soft side” of dealing with the wounds of betrayal … Continue reading

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Originally posted on AB Reflections:
“Are you giving your leaders the kind of feedback that Jesus gave to His?” Dr. Bill Lawrence, of Leader Formation International, addressed that question to a group of ministry leaders, studying the Letters to the…

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7 practices to avoid becoming a self-absorbed, narcissistic leader


Last blog I shared 4 early warning signs about narcissism in my own life and leadership.  Here are 7 practices I have learned to keep a tender heart and avoid my natural tendency to become self-absorbed: 1.  Be a continual … Continue reading

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4 early warning signs of a narcissistic leader


Betrayal is inevitable and certain for any leader.  What is uncertain, however is our response to it.  I have learned that not facing wounds of betrayal from abandonment or abuse causes me to build up walls of defenses for self … Continue reading

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