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What leadership will look like when Generation Z takes over (and I love Pope Francis) If you want to understand Generation Z (born in the 200o’s), take a look at Pope Francis. He is not just a new pope. He is revolutionizing the Vatican in a way that generation Z is likely to revolutionize secular institutions. For those of you who are not following Pope Francis, you should. He is so cool he makes me want to give money to the Catholic church. He is a Gen Z mascot.

Francis was not trained to be a powerful man. He is honest, for one thing, and no one trains for power through honesty. This is exactly how Generation Z will view power: something that distracts from the real work of helping people. Generation Z will shore up institutions.The history of civilization is cyclical. Want to know what that will look like? Pope Francis models this behavior today when he tells everyone the church needs to stop focusing on fighting abortion and working against gay rights. This is how Pope Francis sees himself — as part of world-wide Catholic organization that helps people. Ben Lichtenwalner sur Twitter : "The acronym is complete! Servant Leaders are THOROUGH > #ServantLeadership. SERVANT Leaders are Thorough - Acronym Model. 9 Characteristics of Jesus as a Leader. 9 Characteristics of Jesus as a Leader The gospel of Mark begins by telling the reader about 9 characteristics of Jesus as a leader. When you read the first chapter of Mark there are some distinctive traits of Christ that every team leader can learn from!

There can be no doubt or question that Jesus Christ was the greatest of all leaders known to man. The biblical truths of his teachings and the pattern of his leadership are valuable to any leader. Here are 9 characteristics of Jesus as a leader: 1. Jesus was not self-promoting. As Jesus began his ministry he made it clear that there was a great power at work. In Matthew 3:13-15 the bible explains in more detail why Jesus began his ministry by not promoting himself but allowing John to be in charge. “Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. 2. As the Gospel writer Matthew tells this story of Jesus going into the wilderness he goes into more details. Jesus said to him, “Away from me, Satan! 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 7 Powerful Qualities of Servant-Leaders. 7 Powerful Qualities of Servant-Leaders Every act of leadership is an act of service.

Anything less is exploitation. The higher you go, the more people you get to serve. People aren’t in organizations to serve leaders. Leaders are in organizations to serve people. Weak leaders expect service; strong leaders give it. 5 fears: Self-importance ignites fear in servant-leaders. 5 fears of fledgling servants: Under-appreciation. Self-importance prevents you from serving. Get down in the dirt and put the ANT in serve. 7 behaviors of servant-leaders: Think like a waiter or waitress. Choose usefulness. Commit to create a great experience for others.Watch over; never hover.Inquire, understand, and connect.Don’t intrude or dominate.Anticipate needs. Life matters most to those who give the most. Greatest act of service: No one knows you’re serious until you deal with violators. Demonstrate commitment to servant-leadership by dealing promptly and firmly with violators.

Make it safe to serve. Like this: A model for servant leadership | Hesston College. Dr. John Stahl-Wert was the featured speaker for Hesston College’s annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series conference Oct. 26 to 28. Dr. Stahl-Wert is a recognized expert in organizational leadership and an international bestselling author on the topic with the book he co-authored, “The Serving Leader.” He is also president and CEO of the Pittsburgh (Pa.) Leadership Foundation and Serving Leaders, a senior fellow with the Center for Executive Leadership, adjunct faculty at Bakke Graduate University in Hong Kong and Geneva College’s (Beaver Falls, Pa.) master of science in organizational leadership program, author of “With: A True Story” and co-author of “Ten Thousand Horses.” Equipping and empowering others through servant leadership in the church and in business was the theme of Hesston College’s 13th annual Anabaptist Vision and Discipleship Series Oct. 26 to 28.

Over the last 25 years, the program has trained 134 graduates, about 40 of whom are currently active pastors.