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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

GLN UK & Ireland

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 7

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead Can you share any challenges you have faced along the way? Any mistakes you’ve learned from? Growth stops when you lose the tension between where you are and where you could be.  This is John Maxwell’s Law of the Rubber Band. Growth also stops when you stretch the […]

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GLS Process Tools–T.D. Jakes–Soar!–2

Process Tools from T.D. Jakes’ GLS 2018 Session: Soar! Learning from Losing. Jakes shares that what stimulates growth is losing. You will learn more through losing than through winning. Recall two failures you have experienced in your leadership recently; think specifically about how you felt and what you have learned. How did you feel while […]

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Lead Yourself Well to Lead Others Better

Feedback from GLS 2018 delegates indicated a training need for greater confidence in their leadership. Below is a helpful article on some behind-the-scenes work required to improve our leadership effectiveness. You can read the original article here and find more articles on Confidence here. Leaders like to lead. It’s what we do. And when we say we like to lead, […]

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5 Lessons I Learned When Just Starting Out

Feedback from GLS 2018 delegates indicated a training need for greater confidence in their leadership. Below is a confidence-building article for anyone with big dreams and limited resources. You can read the original article here and find more articles on Confidence here. The year was 1969. Fresh out of college and newly married to my long-time love, Margaret, I stepped […]

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The Curious Creature of Habit – Fredrik Härén

Fredrik Härén, one of the world’s experts on creativity, spoke at the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit 2017. The following excerpt is taken from his bestseller “The Idea Book.” Break Old Ways of Thinking We humans are curious creatures of habit. If we were not curious about the world, then we would still be living in […]

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Drivenness and Passion – Part 2

Exerpt from Gordon MacDonald’s Ordering Your Private World seminar, 2003.       Question: So would you see drivenness as an element of passion? Because you can be passionate about something and therefore you’re driven to achieve it and passion is a gift from God. Answer: We’re fooling with words here and that’s why you’ll […]

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Drivenness and Passion – Part 1

Exerpt from Gordon MacDonald’s Ordering Your Private World seminar, 2003.       Question: Is there a good to drivenness and if we didn’t have driven people would we have some of the organisations we have? Answer: We wouldn’t have some of the organisations we have. In fact I’ll go further than you were going…my […]

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Every Day’s a Day at School

Dear Friends Well here we are on the verge of the autumn term, a new beginning for the children in our churches as they move on up in school. Within the familiar routine there will be wonderful opportunities for learning and growth as well as potential challenges and distractions also; new knowledge, new friendships, new rivalries […]

Going Deep – Dave Edwins

‘What might happen if a church made the development of deep people its highest priority? What if a church decided that it’s pastor’s greatest responsibility was to lead the effort to produce a continuous flow of deep people?’ Gordon MacDonald, Going Deep, Preface   It was during 2013 that we discovered Gordon MacDonald’s book Going Deep. […]

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What Do People Think of Christianity? Response – Michael Harvey

I am really grateful for the survey by Will Bissett on the perceptions of the Christian faith held by those on the fringes. It has highlighted some real hope for the church. I am particularly impressed with Will’s determination to invite people on the outskirts of the church into a conversation about Christianity. I was […]