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Leadership Development Insights From Ephesians 4 | Catalyst

Catalyst is the leadership filter for what's next in the church. Catalyst exists to ignite passion for Christ and develop the leadership potential of the next generation.
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Ephesians 4:12 teaches that pastors and teachers are to “equip the saints for the work of ministry, that is, to build up the body of Christ." A pastor’s primary responsibility is NOT to do the entire ministry. Those in pastoral ministry are to equip (i.e. – train, lead, and develop) others for ministry that builds up the body of Christ.


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MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Rainer Weiss, professor emeritus of physics at MIT, has won a share of the 2017 Nobel Prize in physics, in recognition of his contribution to the direct detection of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO.
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Congratulations to Rainer Weiss and Kip S. Thorne as the 2017 Nobel Prize for physics.  They showed great vision, intellect, patience and perseverance for Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, or LIGO.  Our world moved and they measured it.

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Elon Musk: In Seven Years, SpaceX Could Land Humans on Mars

Elon Musk: In Seven Years, SpaceX Could Land Humans on Mars | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The entrepreneur's updated plan calls for a giant rocket that could send humans to Mars—and possibly the moon—by 2024.
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Vision!

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If Jeff Bezos Wants to Make America Better (and He Does), This is Where He Should Bring Amazon

If Jeff Bezos Wants to Make America Better (and He Does), This is Where He Should Bring Amazon | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Amazon is building a second headquarters in America. Here's why they should build it in St. Louis.
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There is no shortage of cities and communities where leaders are needed.  Jeff Bezos has the wealth and influence to change the world, but each of us has the opportunity to apply our service, gifts, talents, skills, and ideas to change the world around us.  

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97-Year-Old WWII Vet in Missouri Takes a Knee in Tribute to NFL Players’ Protests

97-Year-Old WWII Vet in Missouri Takes a Knee in Tribute to NFL Players’ Protests | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Hundreds of NFL players showed their solidarity by kneeling or locking arms during the national anthem on Sunday, and a World War II veteran was right there with them.
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Everyday leaders are taking a knee for freedom, including members of the Greatest Generation. America is much stronger when citizens respect each other.  The everyday leaders on teams, in communities, in office buildings, in the faith community, and throughout our country show leadership every day when they serve each other in humility and unity.  There is no I in USA, but there is US!  Let US be the United States of America!  #unite

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Obama Foundation Summit

Obama Foundation Summit | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
On October 31st and November 1st, the Obama Foundation will welcome civic leaders from around Chicago, the U.S., and the world to join us in Chicago.
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Future leaders and maybe even a future president may be one of the attendees at the Obama Foundation Summit.  One thing is certain, everyday leaders are working together to shape the future.

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The MIT Professor Obsessed with Building Intelligent Prosthetics

The MIT Professor Obsessed with Building Intelligent Prosthetics | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Bionic limbs are getting smarter.
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Imagine a world where we use technology to mitigate a variety of physical ailments, loss of limb, and physical limitations through passionate medical, technical, and innovative leaders like Hugh Herr creating the breakthroughs that keep us mobile, active, and serving each other.   I'm motivated and inspired by the everyday leadership and perseverance of people like Hugh who use obstacles to create opportunities.

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Imagine a world where we use technology to mitigate a variety of physical ailments, loss of limb, and physical limitations through passionate medical, technical, and innovative leaders like Hugh Herr creating the breakthroughs that keep us mobile, active, and serving each other.   I'm motivated and inspired by the everyday leadership and perseverance of people like Hugh who use obstacles to create opportunities.

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Op-Ed: Courage: The Defining Characteristic of Great Leaders

Op-Ed: Courage: The Defining Characteristic of Great Leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Courageous leaders inspire employees, energize customers, and position their companies on the front lines of societal change. Bill George explains why there aren't more of them.
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Courage plus authenticity equals bold leaders who change the world one day at a time.  Where are the courageous everyday leaders in our communities, business, and government?  They are everywhere.   Quietly and sometimes behind the scenes, courageous, authentic leaders are empowering their teams, homeowners associations, clubs, fraternities, and communities to service and outcomes beyond the headlines of cable news and social media.  They are getting the job done all over the world to make life better.  Who are the unsung everyday leaders in your life?

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The 7 secrets of the greatest speakers in history | Richard Greene | TEDxOrangeCoast

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. "Never give a “Speech”, says Richard Greene. In this masterfu
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Great leaders, everyday leaders have conversations and connect with others through powerful, clear ideas.  They change the world.  Richard Green highlights some common characteristics of powerful communicators who created tipping points through their public conversations, not speeches. 

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The Rebranding of the Bronx

The Rebranding of the Bronx | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
A cadre of homegrown artists, designers and entrepreneurs are giving the South Bronx an image transplant.
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Every neighborhood has leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, and motivated people who create their space and make it home.  When these same leaders create the energy and ideas that others want to see and experience, we have a renaissance.   We need more renaissance people.

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A Doctor Who Launched an Innovative Surgery Center during His Baldrige Fellowship | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog

A Doctor Who Launched an Innovative Surgery Center during His Baldrige Fellowship | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The official blog for the Baldrige program. The Baldrige Program's mission is to improve the competitiveness and performance of U.S. organizations.
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Swinburne Research Institutes foundation directors appointed

Swinburne Research Institutes foundation directors appointed | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The first phase of establishing Swinburne’s new Research Institutes is complete, with the appointment of 5 Institute Directors and launch of the insti
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I am impressed by the everyday leadership of researchers who keep pushing the boundaries of knowledge to create a better world.

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Putting Yourself In Position To Have A Successful Mediation 

Putting Yourself In Position To Have A Successful Mediation  | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
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Great advice for mediation, but also applicable to everyday leadership.

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Bill Clinton and George W. Bush @ the Presidential Leadership Scholars 

Bill Clinton's Latest Best Selling Book: http://amzn.to/2unu7s2 George W. Bush Latest Best Selling Book: http://amzn.to/2uiKvub TIME TO SUBSCRIBE ---
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POTUS 42 and 43 provide great humor, wisdom, and history in this great interview. 

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What India can teach the world about sustainability

What India can teach the world about sustainability | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Sharing knowledge between countries and cultures is vital to meet the challenge of building sustainable economies, and India is a rich source of solutions.
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Keep your eyes on India. Some innovative things and lots of entrepreneurs and leaders are changing the world. 

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WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS

WOMEN WHO MEAN BUSINESS | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it

The longtime defense industry vet doesn’t shy away from a challenge. Dugle signed on in early 2016 as CEO at Engility, a $2 billion company with nearly 10,000 employees worldwide, but at a time when the financials seemed on a slippery slope. Since then, Dugle’s shifted the Chantilly-based company’s positioning from a low-price, technically acceptable (LPTA) provider to offering best-value products to government customers.

During her tenure, Engility landed four contracts valued at more than $200 million each, versus just one contract over $200 million in 2015. Her winnings included a contract with the Federal Aviation Administration to support the modernization of the country’s air-traffic control system — the largest contract in Engility’s history.

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Congrats to Lynn Dugle and thanks for her leadership at Engility and the community.

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12 Habits Of Successful Young Leaders

12 Habits Of Successful Young Leaders | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Here are 12 habits of successful young leaders, so you can put yourself on track to reaching new heights professionally.
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A list of habits is not the success of leaders.  Everyday leaders create excellent habits that result in success worth repeating.

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Here are 12 habits of successful young leaders, so you can put yourself on track to reaching new heights professionally.
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Drones, sun power help Rwanda deliver health to all

Drones, sun power help Rwanda deliver health to all | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Infamous for its genocide, Rwanda is using every means it can to make itself Africa's health care leader. It hasn't been easy.
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When leaders focus on serving the people and people of a region, village, or country work as one, all things are possible.  The everyday leaders of Rwanda are changing their history every day and creating an environment of entrepreneurism, opportunity, and healthier living for the Rwandan people.

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HAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Telethon

HAND IN HAND: A Benefit for Hurricane Relief Telethon | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Live from Los Angeles, New York, and Nashville on September 12th 2017 at 8PM EST.
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America is uniting to help the folks from Texas to Florida and beyond who lost their homes and possessions to Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.  Some can give a lot, but we all can give a little.

 

Text GIVE to 80077 to give $25.

 

$25.00 donation to Comic Relief USA. Charges will appear on your wireless bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Msg&Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to
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America is uniting to help the folks from Texas to Florida and beyond who lost their homes and possessions to Irma and Havey.  Some can give a lot, but we all can give a little.

 

Text GIVE to 80077 to give $25.

 

$25.00 donation to Comic Relief USA. Charges will appear on your wireless bill or be deducted from your prepaid balance. All purchases must be authorized by account holder. Must be 18 years of age or have parental permission to participate. Msg&Data Rates May Apply. Text STOP to
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Leadership Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone - Lolly Daskal | Leadership

Leadership Begins at the End of Your Comfort Zone - Lolly Daskal | Leadership | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The life of a modern leader brings challenges of leading, innovating, motivating, growing, developing, evaluating, communicating, and risking. And

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The true measure of a person becomes apparent when you step into the unknown or when thrust into crisis.  The metaphor of constant white water (Peter Vaill) comes to mind, but sometimes we arrive at a water fall.  What do we do then?  

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Baldrige Principles Bring Organizational Change, Learning to National Guard | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog

Baldrige Principles Bring Organizational Change, Learning to National Guard | Blogrige The Official Baldrige Blog | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
The official blog for the Baldrige program. The Baldrige Program's mission is to improve the competitiveness and performance of U.S. organizations.
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When everyday leaders apply Baldrige principles better outcomes and improved performance happen.  A Cultural change also takes hold.

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Volkswagen To Bring Back The Iconic Microbus in 2022 - Only This Time It's Electric

Volkswagen To Bring Back The Iconic Microbus in 2022 - Only This Time It's Electric | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
After more than a decade of teasing by VW, an iconic symbol of the California lifestyle is coming back as an electric vehicle that will carry both passengers and cargo.
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VW has a great idea and I would seriously consider buying one of the Microbuses to cruise the country as I tick off items on my bucket list.

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VW has a great idea and I would seriously consider buying one of the Microbuses to cruise the country as I tick off items on my bucket list.

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FCC CIO Shares Practical Advice for Empowering Employees

FCC CIO Shares Practical Advice for Empowering Employees | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
If CIOs want to remain relevant, they must listen to the public and to the people on the front line, says CIO David Bray.
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Dr. David Bray's practical advice for empowering individuals and teams in CIO shops is a good reminder for everyday leaders in all organizations who want to empower and enable people.  The three things he highlights are practical and actionable:

 

 

  1. Autonomy to bring their ideas to fruition.
  2. Measurable progress updates.
  3. A worthy cause that adds value for the public.

 

These tools, ideas or lessons-learned are useful beyond CIO teams.  Similar to David's third thing, I would suggest a closely related fourth element, "creating a sense of urgency", as John Kotter promoted in his "Leading Change" and "A Sense of Urgency" books.   All leaders "must describe an opportunity (or cause) that will appeal to individuals’ heads and hearts and use this statement to raise a large, urgent army of volunteers".   The creative and coherent sinew of these four items is collaboration, which David and many everyday leaders promoted through open doors, open brainstorming, risk mitigation versus risk avoidance, and the constant search for good ideas.   Most change agents will find this short article very familiar, if not, you may not be a change agent yet.

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Everyday leadership

Everyday leadership | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
We have all changed someone's life -- usually without even realizing it. In this funny talk, Drew Dudley calls on all of us to celebrate leadership as the everyday act of improving each other's lives.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson, 'Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?' Below, you will find the book list offered up by the astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium, and popularizer of science.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson is an everyday leader who makes science fun, interesting, exciting.  His book recommendations are worth consideration and exploration.

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Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA)

Youth Orchestra LA (YOLA) | Everyday Leadership | Scoop.it
Youth Orchestra Los Angeles
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Awesome example of leadership for a talented group of youth.

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