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Archive for the ‘Leadership’ Category

5 Truths about Emotional Intelligence

By: Jock Ficken

The Senior Leader cohort recently spent a day around Emotional Intelligence as it relates to leading high performing teams. It was an exceptional day! To be honest, I was taking … Continue reading

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A Few More Reflections from Eugene Peterson

By: Jock Ficken

Last week I shared about Eugene Peterson’s intersection with my own life and some excerpts from his biography, A Burning in My Bones. First… Thanks to those of you expressing … Continue reading

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Eugene Peterson and the Burning in His Bones

By: Jock Ficken

Let’s take a hard turn in the blogs for a couple weeks. Last week I shared the incredible need to fund the crazy, rapid growth of our international training, principally … Continue reading

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Do You Need Some New Skills?

By: Jock Ficken

I talked with a pastor a few weeks ago after an event. “I did PLI a decade ago (what’s now Leadership Essentials). Best thing for me and my wife. For the … Continue reading

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The Real Measure of your Leadership

By: Jock Ficken

What if the real measure of your leadership was not all that was accomplished within your span of influence (count: worship attendance, offerings, buildings and programs built, etc.), but the … Continue reading

Where is God Leading you Next?

By: Jock Ficken

I asked a bunch of younger leaders to do the difficult, to challenge some “landing pattern” pastors and spouses and others who have served so well for so long to … Continue reading

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Are you in a Landing Pattern?

By: Jock Ficken

Here are two realities: Reality 1: The United States is one of the largest mission fields in the world. Reality 2: Large numbers of pastor-leaders (spouse-leaders and lay-leaders too!) will … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Get Started

By: Jock Ficken

Last week I shared 10 reasons you should invite 10 people to check out 1,000 Young Leaders and Multipli’s Genesis Leader. I want you to think about those 10 people … Continue reading

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Leading through Service

By: Jock Ficken

Across PLI, I see leaders who are masters at leading as servants. They invest in relationships. They know it’s the currency with which they will lead long into the future. … Continue reading

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Two Types of Leaders that the Church Needs

By: Jock Ficken

Whether woman or man, baptized or clergy, you most likely align with one of these two: NEW, YOUNG LEADERS You’re new to the leadership thing. Younger. Newer. Short track record. … Continue reading

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