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Leadership Beyond Influence

Dr. Corné Bekker is an associate professor in the Regent University School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship and an ordained minister. He previously served as the Assistant-Dean of Rhema Bible College in Johannesburg , South Africa.

Dr. Corne Bekker

Thursday, February 23, 2012

In Praise of Diligence

Diligent leadership starts with a determined re-evaluation of what we value. When we are clear about what we prize above all then our leadership will be clear and effective.

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Friday, August 05, 2011

Loose Lips Sink Ships

We are inundated with news stories of leaders in all spheres in society that have reacted to quickly, shared too much, spoke to harshly, and in doing so did great harm to themselves and their organizations.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Uncovering Underground Innovators

Underground innovators may be hiding their innovation efforts to avoid the glare of scrutiny in an organization that doesn’t routinely support, and may instead be toxic to, their innovation efforts.

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Friday, June 10, 2011

Constructing Compelling Vision

In transformational leadership, it is the leader that enhances the motivation, morale, moral compass and performance of his or her followers. Transformational leaders motivate their followers by what scholars sometime refer to as “motivational inspiration.”

posted @ Friday, June 10, 2011 4:16 PM | Feedback (2)

Friday, April 01, 2011

Ten Reasons Why Christian Leaders Should Study Church History

Here is a short list of ten reasons of why the study of Church History remains important for the development and growth of authentic and biblical Christianity and Leadership.

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Friday, March 18, 2011

Leading Tens, Leading Thousands

A great example of this kind of dynamic is the differing roles seen in the leadership of Moses and Aaron in the Book of Exodus.

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Friday, February 18, 2011

Rediscovering the Power of Frugality

The biblical calls to simple living through the practice of the disciplines of frugality are counter-cultural calls to authentic Christian witness and sincere efforts to model the anti-materialism truths of the Gospel of Jesus Christ to a world steeped in an ideology of “more, better and faster”.

posted @ Friday, February 18, 2011 9:58 AM | Feedback (6)

Friday, January 28, 2011

Work as Worship

The wisdom coming from the wealth of Christian thought on the nature of work, speaks of another reality: The ancient and biblical truth that work can be a way to imitate God, an activity that can bring healing to the soul and an avenue of worship of the one true God.

posted @ Friday, January 28, 2011 5:59 PM | Feedback (0)

Friday, January 14, 2011

Healing the Narcissistic Wound

When it comes to leadership, narcissistic leaders are those that have decided to avoid experiences of emptiness, lack of worth and powerlessness by turning in on themselves and using their experience of power and influence as the primary focus of their existence.

posted @ Friday, January 14, 2011 10:40 AM | Feedback (0)

Friday, December 17, 2010

Pride as Madness

The English author, C. S. Lewis (1898-1963 A.D.) described pride as the "complete anti-God state of mind...the great sin."

posted @ Friday, December 17, 2010 12:19 PM | Feedback (3)