From the Director’s Desk – March 2015

This month’s theme is “Leadership Challenges.”  I informally surveyed a couple of groups of people where themes such as time management and micromanagement emerged.  Dr. Charles Conniry taught a class in Leadership from a Biblical and Theological viewpoint.  I offer his challenges for your review.  Stepping into God’s call:  overcoming fear and reluctance Dealing with […]

From the Director’s Desk – April 2015

“As leaders, we teach what we know but we reproduce what we are…it (leadership) is both something you are and something you do[1].” Jesus lived what He taught.  The greatest among you is a servant.  You must die in order to live.  If you love me, you will obey me.  His life was a lived sermon.  […]

Director’s Desk – April 2016

Personal Growth My mother was an avid gardener.  She possessed the green thumb.  I used to watch her take what looked like a dead stick and nurture it back to life.  Some of the most beautiful blossoms came from what looked like a lifeless branch. She would read about gardening.  Most of what she learned […]

The Director’s Desk – Joanne Holz

Here We Grow Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. —Jack Welch I understand the spirit of Welch’s sentiment.  I would tweak it to say “a leader continues to grow him/herself while investing in the success of others.”  I agree […]