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May 04, 2008 | Lance Hahn

Proverbs - Part 8

Prophets, Priests & Kings
5/3/08-5/4/08
Selected Proverbs
Wisdom in Leadership

“Leadership is influence, nothing more; nothing less”
John Maxwell

“A leader leads by example whether he intends to or not.” Unknown

“Earn your success based on service to others, not at the expense of others.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
 

All __________ Is __________ by God


Outline
In God’s Hands
•    All Leaders are Limited Humans – Prov 27:1
•    You Speak for God – Take that Seriously – Prov 16:10-11; 29:18
•    God Speaks Through You – He Has Ultimate Say – Prov 21:1; 25:3; 15:33; 16:1, 4, 9; 19:21; 20:24; 29:26
•    Don’t Try to Go Against Him – Prov 21:30-31

It All Flows Downhill - Character & Leading From the Top
•    Your Integrity Directly Affects Your Power to Influence – Prov 14:34; 16:12; 20:28; 24:23-25; 28:16; 29:4; 31:4-6
•    Calmly & Wisely Maintain Order – Prov 8:14-16; 25:1-2; 28:2
•    Watch Your Attitude – Prov 16:15; 19:12; 20:2; 28:15
•    Don’t Let it Go To Your Head – Prov 19:6-7

Dealing with Employees & Assistants (Staff)
•    Consider Counsel Carefully – Even Leaders are Influenced – Prov 11:14; 15:22; 25:4-5; 29:12
•    Choose Carefully - Employees are Your Representatives – Prov 10:26; 14:35; 16:13-14, 32; 19:10; 26:10; 30:21-23
•    Correct Correctly – Follow Through with Strength – Prov 29:19, 21

Responsibility of a Leader
•    Protect From Evil by Eradication – Prov 20:8, 26
•    Be Fair – Prov 18:17; 21:15; 29:14
•    Fight for the Oppressed & Marginalized – Prov 28:3; 31:8-9

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