Soul Food for Friday: Leading Like Jesus is a Transformational Journey

A new year provides a chance for a new affirmation of one’s leadership style. Who will be my role model? How will I develop my leadership style? Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges recommend that you and I lead like Jesus. They also provide this week’s Soul Food for Friday.

“Learning to lead like Jesus is more than an announcement; it is a commitment to lead in a different way. … We believe leading like Jesus is a transformational cycle that begins with personal leadership and then moves to leading others in on-on-one relationships, then to leading a team or a group, and finally, to leading an organization or community. We feel this sequence is true both in life role leadership and organizational leadership roles.”

In their book, Lead like Jesus, they use this diagram …

As you look at those 4 areas and the start of a new year, where do you need to move beyond “announcement” to “commitment”? Where do you hope to grow as you lead like Jesus?

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One response to “Soul Food for Friday: Leading Like Jesus is a Transformational Journey

  1. Richard, the chart is helpful as we enter the new year. Thanks for sharing this practical tool for deepening our faith in the Lord and allowing His presence and power to lead us. May God bless you and increase your influence for His kingdom.

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