Monthly Archives: November 2014

A LEADER’S DECISION. . .

Greenleaf writes: Intuition is a feel for patterns, the ability to generalize based on what has happened previously. . . Two separate ‘anxiety’ processes may be involved in a leader’s intuitive decision, an important aspect of which is timing, the … Continue reading

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THE REQUIREMENTS OF LEADERSHIP. . .

Greenleaf writes: The requirements of leadership impose some intellectual demands that are not usually measured by academic intelligence ratings. . . The leader needs three intellectual abilities that may not be assessed in an academic way: one needs to have … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGE. . .

Greenleaf writes: . . .any influence or action that rebinds or recovers alienated persons as they build or maintain serving institutions, or that protects normal people from the hazards of alienation and gives purpose and meaning to their lives, is … Continue reading

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PROPHET, SEEKER, LEADER. . .

Greenleaf writes: One test of any kind of leadership is: Do leaders enjoy a mutual relationship with followers? . . . An additional test for religious leaders may be: Are they seekers? We seem today to have few prophetic voices … Continue reading

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RELIGIOUS LEADERSHIP. . .

Greenleaf writes: . . .Religious Leadership, these two words are used here to describe actions taken to heal, or build immunity from, two serious contemporary maladies: (1) widespread alienation in all sectors of the population, and (2) the inability or … Continue reading

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ALIENATED. . .

Greenleaf writes: All but the crude and insensitive live under the constant threat of coming unbound, alienated. ‘Alienated’. . .designates those who have little caring for their fellow humans, who are not motivated to serve people as individuals or as … Continue reading

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THE CENTRAL IDEA. . .

Greenleaf writes: The central idea…is: work to increase the number of religious leaders who are capable of holding their own against the forces of destruction, chaos, and indifference that are always with us! Those who are in the vanguard of … Continue reading

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