Posts Tagged ‘character’

CNLP 168: John Ortberg on The Problem with Hurry in Leadership, Why So Many Leaders Struggle With Intimacy and His Friendship with Dallas Willard

So many busy leaders struggle with intimacy in their marriages, in friendships and in their relationship with God. John Ortberg talks about why that is, how to address it and we also unpack his decades-long friendship with Dallas Willard and how his writings and life continue to impact so many. Welcome to Episode 168 of…

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CNLP 163: Erwin McManus on Living Fully Alive, Tackling Your Fears, Dealing with Critics and Creating Space For People Not Like You

Erwin McManus talks about his diagnosis of cancer, facing fear and how to deal with criticism.  In this wide-ranging and fascinating conversation, he also talks about being branded a heretic, creating a church where atheists get baptized and people from widely divergent views and walks of life find a home. Welcome to Episode 163 of…

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CNLP 152: Eugene Peterson on Why He Wrote the Message, The Rhythms of a Reflective Life + Mark Batterson and Adam Weber on Peterson’s Legacy

Eugene Peterson is a living legend. Carey talks to Eugene about the origin of the Message and the life rhythms he and his wife Jan adopted that helped produce the legacy millions have appreciated. Plus, Carey follows his conversation with Eugene with a round table discussion with  best selling authors Mark Batterson and Adam Weber…

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The Ultimate Character Test Any Great Leader Passes

The longer I lead and the more I see, the more I’m convinced that character ultimately determines a leader’s true success. Moral failure takes out more leaders than it should. But real success is deeper than just avoiding the ditch. So where does the deepest level of leadership success come from? Ultimately it doesn’t come from a…

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