Monthly Archives: April 2012

A CONCLUDING SUMMARY. . .

In 1973 Greenleaf gave a talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity; recently I have been posting quotations from that talk.  This posting will be the last for this talk; my next posting will pick up another of Greenleaf’s … Continue reading

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A NEED FOR HEALING. . .

In his 1973 talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity Greenleaf continued with the theme of healing.  . . .ours is a society that is dominated by big, mostly non-governmental, institutions.  It is the first such society in the … Continue reading

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ROLES LEADERS PLAY. . .

In his 1973 talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity Greenleaf continues as he turns his attention to the many roles that leaders play in group effort.  Mediator – intervening in a dispute; working out a basis for resolving … Continue reading

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THE QUESTION OF LEADERSHIP. . .

In his 1973 talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity Greenleaf turns his focus to the question of leadership.  Part of the problem is that a stereotype has emerged.  The leader is seen as the person at the head … Continue reading

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A DISCIPLINED APPROACH. . .

In his 1973 talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity, Greenleaf continues to address the topic of ‘listening:’ I have stressed listening because I believe that a disciplined approach to listening is one of the best approaches to a … Continue reading

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CONSIDER. . .GOALS

In his 1973 talk to the National Council of Catholic Laity Greenleaf addressed the topic of Person/Team.  Greenleaf noted that: Many organizations are floundering because their goals are not clear, or they are the wrong goals, or they do not … Continue reading

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YOUR INTENT. . .

In his 1973 talk to the members of the National Council of Catholic Laity, Greenleaf engaged the topic of ‘Person/Team.’  Here is another quote from his presentation: . . .if you enter an organization with the intent of helping the … Continue reading

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