Five Mistakes Pastors Frequently Make With Finances

Ron Edmondson

I came into ministry after a long business career, so I’m sometimes considered unique in my involvement or interest in our church finances. I work closely with our Business Administrator and finance committee on the budget and administration of our church finances.

Learn to Speak Finance and Accounting!

Great Leadership By Dan

See my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership for a handy cheat sheet for some of the most commonly used finance and accounting lingo. accountant jokes accounting finance non-financial manager Managers need to be able to hold their own with the Bean Counters. You could also tell a couple of accountant jokes, but that''s only going to get you so far and may backfire: Why did the accountant cross the road? To bore the people on the other side.

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10 Reasons Why Every Manager Should take a Finance Course

Great Leadership By Dan

We just finished a “ Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager ” program this week for a large client. Finance and accounting is very sexy! finance leadership business acumen finance and accounting for leaders finance The audience was mostly engineers – program and project managers, the ones in charge of designing and making complex stuff. It was 3.5

Tony’s Interview with Healthcare Finance News

Tony Mayo

For Executives Micro-Managers Organizational Leadership Personal Goals Tips for CFOs to survive the transition to value Give up clinging to the illusion of certainty, said executive coach Tony Mayo. Accounting is a black and white world and as such attracts people who like certainty. However, once you move from being a bookkeeper to being a CFO, you are dealing with the future […].

Beyond Financial Fitness - Summary and Reviews

Chris Brady

Books Contemporary Leadership Finances and EconomicsChris Brady and Orrin Woodward went above and beyond the call of duty when they created the Beyond Financial Fitness Program. With decades of experience building businesses, investing, managing. [[ This is a content summary only.

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How To Be A Better Business Leader – 5 Top Tips

Women on Business

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The Best Leadership Books of 2016

Leading Blog

O NCE AGAIN we see that despite our rhetoric, what we are is reflected in our leaders and leadership. Learning Leadership : The Five Fundamentals of Becoming an Exemplary Leader by James M. The story of Greenspan is also the story of the making of modern finance, for good and for ill.

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157: The Aspiring Leader — Successfully Step into a New Leadership Role | with John Lawler

Engaging Leader

Is your sight set on a new leadership role? Perhaps you’re the Director of Finance, and you’ve just been tapped to become the new CFO. Or maybe you’re not yet in a position with formal authority, but you know […] Is your sight set on a new leadership role?

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Is There a Leadership Gene?

Lead Change Blog

Posted in Leadership Development Subsequent to the mapping of the human genome, a project completed just over a decade ago, we have seen a number of human traits linked to heredity and one of the more recent is the quality of leadership.

Financial Fluency and A Leadership Opportunity

Great Leadership By Dan

Shelton, leadership coach, speaker, blogger, and author: As a leadership coach and consultant I am considered a thought resource in the area of developmental leadership. If they don’t, how can they possibly exercise the leadership function they’ve been entrusted with?

Leadership Matters

N2Growth Blog

In the text that follows you’ll hear Sam’s views on leadership, the state of the market, and you’ll be introduced to his retirement ambitions and the future challenges for the boardroom, following his return to Perth, Australia. Case Studies Leadership Management

Looking For Leadership

N2Growth Blog

News Flash – If you have to look for leadership it doesn’t exist…Today’s post is not going to sit well with many in the leadership profession, but then many of my posts seem to have that effect. In my opinion the practice of leadership identification is simply based upon flawed business logic, and it is make-work in the purest form. Organizations short on leadership talent find themselves in such a position for a reason… current leadership failed to lead.

The Simple Truth of Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Our current society seems to validate leadership when it’s supported by complex, intellectualized back-up material. As a matter of fact, every day more research gets financed and leadership models are produced to “improve the leadership dynamics” as we know them. Future Leadership Issues Leading & Developing Other Leaders Leading Change Practical Steps to Influence leadership Leadership Development leadership dynamics Leadingship Truth Unlimited

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Humility and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

While hubris can be a needed trait to call upon at times, to rely solely upon it as the foundation of your leadership style just doesn’t work. Thanks in advance for sharing… Share and Enjoy: View Comments [link] Most Tweeted Articles by Leadership Development Experts [.]

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4 Essential Business Acumen Questions Every Manager Needs to Answer

Great Leadership By Dan

Read my latest post over at About.com Management and Leadership to test your own business acumen! business acumen finance and accounting glossaryWhen you can answer these 4 essential business acumen questions, you’ll be able to provide direction, prioritize and make better decisions.

Leadership in Marriage: I Now Pronounce You Leader and Co-Leader

Ron Edmondson

In knowing that a marital relationship is not always going to feel like a tropical paradise, I now understand that taking an active leadership role in the relationship is critical to a healthy and successful marriage. MARRIAGE, LIKE LEADERSHIP, IS A DECISION.

Recommended Resource – Finance Without Fear

Strategy Driven

Finance Without Fear : A Guide to Creating and Managing a Profitable Business by William S. Hettinger and John Dolan-Heitlinger About the Reference Finance Without Fear : A Guide to Creating and Managing a Profitable Business by William S.

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“Goodbye Mr. Jones”: The End of the Dow as an American Index

Mills Scofield

This is taken from The Intercollegiate Finance Journal (IFJ) is an undergraduate student-run journal about how current finance, economics, business and technology issues affect students'' lives. Is the concept of national corporations and financial indices outdated? Perhaps!

Stewardship Is an Alternative to Leadership

Jesse Lyn Stoner Blog

What is the role of leadership in creating a culture of stewardship? Most leadership models are based on the idea of being “good parents” – helping subordinates grow, develop and accomplish their goals, rewarding their efforts and successes.

Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

While this sounds simple enough at face value, I have consistently found that one of the most often overlooked leadership attributes is that of a positive attitude. If you struggle with recruiting, team building, and leadership development you likely have a bad attitude. One thing that jumps out at me is that choosing to have a “bad&# attitude is the exact opposite of leadership–it’s about serving oneself.

Leadership in the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association

Coaching Tip

The RV Financing Community. Leadership Sports Travel What is Work life Coleman Company Fleetwood Enterprises Ford Motor Company John Brademas Monaco Coach Corporation Recreation Vehicle Industry Association RVIA Thetford Corporation Thor Industries U.S. . RVIA Membership Directory. Special Award. Presented to an individual within the RV industry who has made extraordinary contributions to the industry''s overall success. Norm Jacobson. Lance Camper Manufacturing Corp. Sid Johnson.

Leadership Lessons from the Banking Upheaval

Great Leadership By Dan

leadership style. Finance should by definition be a risk-averse business. banking Hay group leadership Financial Jean-Marc Laouchez Guest post from Jean-Marc Laouchez , Hay Group: “Banking is no longer somewhere that you go, it’s something that you do.” - Brett King, Banking 3.0.

Quick and Nimble: A Leadership Companion

Leading Blog

Adam Bryant has put together a great leadership companion with Quick and Nimble. There’s great advice on a wide range of leadership issues from Why Culture Matters to Alone at the Top. Steve Stoute, Translation LLC and Carol’s Daughter) A Little Respect : “By definition if there’s leadership, it means there are followers, and you’re only as good as your followers. Ken Rees, CEO of Think Finance) School Never Ends : “It’s about keeping them marketable.

5 Leadership Lessons: It’s Already Inside You

Leading Blog

It’s Already Inside (Kindle) is a collection of well-told personal stories with solid leadership lessons. From brand violations to messy office space, from inconsistent customer service to poor employee practices and procedures, and to leadership apathy. In leadership, you cannot successfully fly by the seat of your pants, or in other words, fake your way through every scenario you come across.

Leadership and Opportunity | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

weeklyleader Wharton professor Mike Useem calls it the "Leadership Moment." " I believe that it's really one of the most significant keys to leadership. Take advantage of the moment to exercise leadership and you will rise above the rest.

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Unemotional Leadership—an Oxymoron

Lead on Purpose

This 1954 movie brought the truly timeless and consequential components of leadership into focus for me. Emotion Is Integral to Quality Leadership. Generating that interest is what leadership is all about and charisma plays a large role in successful leadership. That is why unemotional leadership is an oxymoron. Andrew Cravenho is the CEO of CBAC Funding, an innovative invoice finance company. Guest post by Andrew Cravenho.

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Pop! Why Leadership Is All About Piercing Bubbles

Terry Starbucker

They were in their own little bubble, emmersed in the day-to-day challenge of serving customers 24 hours a day, in sometimes challenging conditions (geographically, meteorogically, and financally). That’s what great more human leadership is all about. Leadership

Launching a Personal Finance Revolution

Chris Brady

The series is called the Personal Mastery Series , for reasons which will become obvious to all viewers, and the subject matter for the first episode is personal finances. The title of the event is, Launching a Personal Finance Revolution , and can be purchased in advance here.

Leaving a Leadership Legacy

Orrin Woodward

In life, there are many areas to improve, a great start would be the 8F’s - Faith, Family, Friends, Finances, Fitness, Fun, Following and Freedom, are all areas where truth can be imparted to others, leaving a legacy for them. Main Page LeadershipWhat does it mean to leave a legacy? One of the definitions is defined as something handed down from an ancestor, predecessor or from the past.

Leadership & Loyalty | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

In today’s post I’ll examine the value of loyalty as it relates to leadership. If relationships are the currency of leadership, it is important for leaders to note that loyalty serves as the cornerstone of any healthy relationship. Leadership and loyalty go hand-in-hand.

Discipline & Leadership | N2Growth Blog

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Leadership – No Talent Required | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

Here’s the thing – the foundational elements of leadership require no skill or talent whatsoever. In today’s post I’ll share 6 leadership characteristics that require zero talent or skill. Leadership is a participation sport and never works well in absentia.

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Leadership & Initiative Overload | N2Growth Blog

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Money Matters in the Workplace!?

Dave Bratcher

My question is whether personal finance matters to companies. Does the health of your employee’s personal finances matter to you? 5 Reasons the Personal Finance of Your Team Matters. Do your employees want more money?

Love and Leadership | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

David asked Becky, “How come no one ever talks about love as a leadership competency?&# While l ove and leadership are certainly two words you don’t often hear in the same sentence, I can assure you that rarely does great leadership exist without love being present and practiced.

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Front Line Leadership: The Keys To Managing Millenials, Part 1

Terry Starbucker

(Terry’s Note: Hi all – Today I’m introducing a new series of posts, written by guest writer Adam Tenenbaum , called Front Line Leadership. Adam is currently right in the middle of his leadership journey, overseeing a large staff at a very successful retail operation.

Leadership Basics | N2Growth Blog

N2Growth Blog

However in reflecting upon my presentations and client engagements, I’ve noticed that it’s not an infrequent occurrence to find that even the most savvy executives misconstrue certain basic leadership ideas. Can you recognize the leadership styles of others?

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Situational Leadership for Dummies

Your Voice of Encouragement

It taught me some great lessons about authentic leadership. As an executive coach, I often work with clients to expand their leadership behaviors. As leaders we often get stuck within a narrow range of leadership behaviors.

Are You On Salvage or Launch Mission?

Mills Scofield

In the Venture Capital world we call this financing risk – putting good money after bad on the hope that at some point, Einstein’s Law of Insanity* will be wrong and the salvage mission becomes a successful rescue mission.

HR Leaders: How Decisions Actually Affect Talent Retention in a Real Way

Linked 2 Leadership

It isn’t uncommon for the human resources department to be viewed as one having little impact on a company’s profitability, finances, or sales. After giving it some thought, which department in the business is responsible for the talent driving the finance and sales sectors? Leadership Development Organizational Health Succession Planning Teamwork employee engagement leadership development