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Entries for December 2017

Our Sunday Visitor is sponsoring a free webinar tomorrow, Dec. 14, about how to become an S3 Jesus-like Leader. The 1-hour webinar will be hosted by Owen Phelps, Ph.D, author of The Catholic Vision for Leading Like Jesus and Director of the Yeshua Catholic International Leadership Institute. It begins at 2 p.m. EST. “We get many questions from people who have heard about S3 Leadership, and this is a great opportunity for people who want to learn more about it to do so with a small investment of their time” says Phelps. “But it’s also an opportunity for people who are familiar with our appro...

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By Owen Phelps, Ph.D. Director, Yeshua Institute If there was one thing I could give to everyone in the world this Christmas, it would be adequate food and clean water. With the God-given abundance of this planet, we have no excuse for anyone going hungry or dying from diarrhea caused by tainted water. Yet, the carnage continues. Nearly one billion of the world’s seven billion people are consistently underfed. Many, especially the young, literally waste away and starve to death. In the U.S., 49 million people struggle to put food on the table – and one in five children goes to bed hungry each night. ...

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Leaders who want to keep growing have got to focus on one skill more than any other: Listening. It’s an oxymoronic fact of life that the most important communications skill is listening. Yes, leaders have to know how to express a myriad of messages clearly. As Keepers of the Vision, they have to both verbalize and embody their organization’s mission and vision. They have to break down complex processes into simple, easy to grasp tasks for everyone on their team. They have to describe clearly what success looks like. But first and foremost, they have to be able to listen. As consultant Jennifer Mille...

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