How Godly Character Makes Us Effective Leaders

Posted by on Apr 8, 2013 in Leadership, Next Gen, Resources, Resources Blog | Comments Off on How Godly Character Makes Us Effective Leaders

Every one of us needs a good dose of godly character to cover the ‘gaps’ of our gifting—the areas where we are obligated to work but not very gifted. Most leadership theory instructs us to address the “gaps” by surrounding ourselves with people who have gifts and talents that compliment us. This is helpful advice, if you can pull it off. But let’s be real – this isn’t always as practical as it sounds when that advice is given. So…I’ve discovered a different more sure-fire way to “cover the gaps.” And I think it’s the way God designed...

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Dancing with the Dragon

Posted by on Jul 13, 2011 in Blog Post, Doug's Blog, Resources | Comments Off on Dancing with the Dragon

In so many ways, China is the most exciting nation in the world.  The most populous at 1.3 billion.  With the most impressive, astonishingly modern, super-cities.  Like Beijing, the second largest in China at 24 million, behind Shanghai, where I recently spent two fascinating weeks.  With 21st Century urban architecture unlike anything seen elsewhere.  With a high-speed rail system that is unrivaled.  With the second largest economy, surpassing Japan earlier this year.  Acknowledged as the manufacturing giant, now number one in the world.  Lifting 300 million people in China out of...

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