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Earning trust

Welcome to the month of May. In the Midwest we are working hard to rid ourselves of our final snow piles and welcome the first signs of spring. 235 more words


Leadership Competencies: A New Take

A few years ago, the Network introduced our first set of “Standards and Guidelines” for professionals who work in children, youth and family ministry.  The idea was that there should be some kind of standards for how we grow and develop in our ministry, and for how we practice our ministry on a day-to-day basis. 350 more words

The Network

Ask yourself better Questions. Right now!

This video offers a reflection. It was shot at an integration workshop in South Africa.

Why not ask yourself:


Great leaders inspire others. How?

By Jim Funk

The Winter Olympic Games and Paralympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, were totally inspiring to me. Watching the Shib Sibs glide and dance across the ice in expressive and unified harmony, cheering on Lyndsey Vonn as she sped down the mountain at over 80 mph in her final Olympic Games, and noticing my heart racing as the bobsled teams careened down the icy track.  1,065 more words

Leadership Skills That Are Desired and Get You Noticed

If you aspire to be in a leadership role, do you know what skills you need and that are desired and valued to be truly effective in the role? 607 more words


Outstanding heartfelt leadership

Business leaders typically run their lives on metrics and key indicators. Our business books and blogs tie into this mindset: “What does not get measured does not get done!” Hence KPIs are everywhere. 242 more words


I just want to get the work done

Beginning this month we’ll be looking at the next set of Minnesota State leadership competencies. They are grouped under the category of Leader as Relationship Builder… 128 more words