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Lasso Leadership Lessons: Recap

Remembering What We’ve Learned On behalf of all of us at the De Pree Center for leadership and the Church Leadership Institute, I want…

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Jack Skellington and the Search for Meaning

You may have heard of the animated movie The Nightmare Before Christmas. If you’re anything like me, you’ve seen it many times! If not,…

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The Problem with Leaders

What do 18-35-year-olds from around the world think about leadership? Well, they’re less than hopeful.

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #6

The Crisis of a Winning Team: Ted Lasso Season 2 and a Bonus Episode from Executive Producer, Bill Lawrence https://youtu.be/O0foZfP5QCQ Take Away: Whether you…

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Am I a Leader?

“Am I a leader?” Does that question ever cross your mind? I used to think I was a leader, but now I’m less certain….

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The Dial Tone of Heaven

He picked up the phone, heard a dial tone, and it gave him great pleasure. These days, fewer and fewer people know what that…

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #5

Becoming the Little Girl: Roy Kent, Micro Leadership and Setting a Tone of Hope Take Away: In every setting anyone can lead. Key Point:…

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Right now, a staggering number of people are considering quitting their job.[1] Let’s face it, the pandemic turned our world upside down. If the…

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #4

“Believe”: When the Criticism Comes Take Away: Emotional Intelligence and staying calm amidst criticism is the true superpower of a change leader. Key Point:…

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #3

Nate the Great and Changing the Whole Stadium: Character, Organizational Culture, Collaboration Take Away: Creating a culture where everybody matters means that everybody wins. …

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #2

Ted on Real Winning: It’s much more than just the score Take Away: Ted cares more about developing character than winning.  Key Point: Formational…

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Lasso Leadership Lessons: #1

“Ignorant and Curious”: Cynicism, Mentors and Being the Best Version of Ourselves Take Away: Leadership begins with a commitment to be the best version…

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When Doing Less is More

When we are working in our giftings, we are in the best position to do good work and bring glory to God, no matter the industry or type of work.

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The Changing World of Work at the De Pree Center

My De Pree Center colleague Michaela O’Donnell often talks about the challenges and opportunities of “the changing world of work.” She was doing this…

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Lent: A Time of Preparation and Growing Closer to God

What is Lent? Why does it matter? What might I do – or not do – to observe Lent? Introduction to Lent Growing up…

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