Articles by Julia W. Norcott
A new concept of leadership
Without self-respect a person cannot rely on personal character and thus lead others with integrity.
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When giving his retirement speech, the prophet Samuel asked the people if he had ever oppressed, cheated, stolen from, or even subtly taken a bribe from any one.
Though wearing an expensive dark business suit, the company executive was not on his way to the office.
These days, being a leader is complex. One of the greatest challenges is achieving a balance between being a friend and confidant to those we lead while also maintaining our role as effective leaders.
Many of us feel overworked-and at times overproud in our abilities to multitask. We have our careers, job responsibilities, coworkers, civic duties, responsibilities to care for those less fortunate, and extended families. We have church duties, community concerns, and financial worries. Then there is terrorism, crime, war-the issues are overwhelming.
Lessons about forgiveness taken from the Joseph story.