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Characteristics of Great Leadership. Pastor Neville Goldman. Crowd Breaker : Knowing you. Would everyone please look around the room Locate a different seat and go sit there now Take all your belongings with you. Questions. What was your first reaction when I gave the instruction? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Characteristics of Great Leadership

Leaders with an abundance MentalityThey do not see a competition with only one winner, they see a vast field of opportunity.(Luke 9:49)They never compare themselves with others.(2 Cor 10:12)They are excited about the successes of others. (Luke 10:21)They see others who are better than them, as teachers and friends and not as competitors or enemies (John 14:12)

Value Driven LeadershipLuke 10:21

21In that hour Jesus rejoiced in the Spirit and said, "I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and revealed them to babes. Even so, Father, for so it seemed good in Your sight.(NKJ)

Matt 5:13-1413"You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.14"You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.(NKJ)

John 6:70-71

70Jesus answered them, "Did I not choose you, the twelve, and one of you is a devil?"71He spoke of Judas Iscariot, the son of Simon, for it was he who would betray Him, being one of the twelve.(NKJ)

Characteristics Of Jesus Leadership StyleMatthew 4:1919Then He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.(NKJ)

SaidFollowWillMakeFishersCharacteristicsAre initiators. To initiate you must make decisions. Let the vision help you make decisions.Know what they would like to achieve: Purpose- (Matthew 4:19)Characteristics3. They focus on building people through whom the purpose can be achieved.(Matthew 4:19)4. They are determined to complete people rather than to compete. (Matthew 4:19;John 14:12)Characteristics5. They have a design or a plan for the team. (Matthew 4:19) I will make you..6. They are leaders who are personally involved with the development of their team (Matthew 4:19) Follow me I will7. Great leaders are focused on seeing and making it happen for others. (Matthew 4:19)-make youWorkshop these CharacteristicsThink of your team, what would you like to see happening in them and for them?What are their needs?How will you go about developing them?How did Jesus Develop his Team?I am going to ask you three questions. Answer them immediately. Dont take your time. Answer immediately. Shout out your response

QuestionsYou are participating in a race. You overtake the second placed person, In what position do you finish? If you overtake the last placed person what position do you finish?Lets calculateTake 1000 and add 40 to itNow add another 1000Now add 30Now add another 1000Now add 20Now add another 1000Now add 10What is the totalGrowth through Developing PeopleThe Jesus WayChoose a friend and speak to him/her for the next 5 minutes without using the words I , Me , and Mine. If you use the words I, Me, or Mine you stop the conversation.Lets have funMatthew 4:1919Then He said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.(NKJ)

John 14:1212"Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My Father.(NKJ)

How Did Jesus Develop His Team?How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Objective

To purposefully impact the developing of your team

To learn to move from instructional Leadership to relational LeadershipHow Did Jesus Develop His Team?Important Scriptures

Matthew 4:19 John 14:12 Mark 3:13 -15 Luke 6:12How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Scripture : Mark 3:13-1513 And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him.

14 Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach,

15 and to have power to heal sicknesses and to cast out demons:(NKJ)

How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Mark 3:13And He went up on the mountain and called to Him those He Himself wanted. And they came to Him.How Did Jesus Develop His Team?He spent time in prayer for the team( He went to the mountain)He Chose the team after prayer. He appointed the team not voted in the team on a popular vote.(He called the team)The right attitude of the team. Committed to the leader (They came to him.)How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Mark 3:144. He Appointed the twelve. ( He first called them). The team called has the right to refuse being appointed.He defined his expectations. (They might be with him. NOT AGAINST HIM.)He defined his mission. (He might send them)He defined their level of authority in achieving the mission.(to preach, to heal, to cast out devils)

How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Commitment to the leader was based on commitment to a greater picture called the purpose and vision of the team.How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Define your expectations and you will define the role of each team playerHow Did Jesus Develop His Team?SummariseHe spent time in prayer for the team( He went to the mountain)He Chose the team after prayer. He appointed the team not voted in the team on a popular vote.(He called the team)The right attitude of the team. Committed to the leader(They came to him.)

Summarise He Appointed the twelve. ( he first called them). The team called has the right to refuse being appointed.

He defined his expectations. (They might be with him. NOT AGAINST HIM.)

SummariseHe defined his mission. (He might send them)

7. He defined their level of authority in achieving the mission.(to preach, to heal, to cast out devils)

Work plan : GroupsSet on your calendar set times for praying for your teamSet clear expectations for each one of themSet times of fellowship with them.Remember GROWTH THROUGH DEVELOPING PEOPLEDevelop your team we will develop you!How Did Jesus Develop His Team?Lets have some funThe Cash Register StoryA businessman had just turned off the lights in the store when a man appeared and demanded money. The Owner opened a cash register. The contents of the cash register were scooped up, and the man sped away. A member of the police force was notified promptly Lets have some funThe Cash Register StoryA businessman had just turned off the lights in the store when a man appeared and demanded money. The Owner opened a cash register. The contents of the cash register were scooped up, and the man sped away. A member of the police force was notified promptly Statements (True or False)A man appeared after the owner had turned off his store lights.The robber was a manThe man did not demand moneyThe man who opened the cash register was the ownerThe storeowner scooped up the contents of the cash register and ran away.The robber demanded money of the ownerBusinessmanWe dont know if there was a robberFalseWe dont know if it was a manWe dont knowTrueGrowth through Developing PeopleThe Jesus Way116454Lets have some FunHow did Jesus relate to his team?ObjectivesIn this session you will learn how to be relational to the team.You will develop interpersonal skills by imitating ChristYou will become a relational leader and not an instructional leader

Important Scriptures

John 13:23Luke 10:21Matthew 5:13,14Matthew 7:12Luke 6:31,32John 6:70,71John 1:141Peter 2:21Mark 3:35

How did Jesus relate to his team?He loved them (John 13:23)He was excited by their success(Luke 10:21)He affirmed them (Matthew 5:13,14)He respected them (Matthew 7:12;Luke 6:31,32)He was transparent and non compromising.(John 6:70,71)He was visible to them, a good role model.(John 1:14;1Peter 2:21)He encouraged the Word as His basis for relationship (Mark 3:35)Plan to apply these principles of Christ to your Team.Do you love them unconditionally, because they are your brothers and sisters or in spite of them being your brothers and sisters.? Do they respect you?Do you affirm them?Are you excited by their successes?Are you transparent?Do you encourage them to stick to the Word of God?

How did Jesus relate to his team?Examine yourselfIf it is never develop now to change.Continue until you have developed a culture of doing and implementing in the area of need.Diarise it into your plan.Anytime is to soon to give upStart today to change and build your team.Purposefully plan to impact them.Grow your team and you will grow the work!

People do not worry too much about the program they would more readily respond to

Whether they experience a sense of belonging and a sense of being cared for.

ObjectivesTo develop a character that will sustain your purpose and vision.To build a greater capacity so that you are competent in the market place.To build stronger trust levels in yourself and others

Value Driven LeadershipIn a few hundred years, when the history of our time is written from a long term perspective, it is likely that the most important event those historians will see is not technology, not the internet, not e-commerce.Value Driven LeadershipIt is the unprecedented change in the human condition. For the first time literally- substantial and rapidly growing numbers of people have choices. For the fist time , they will have to manage themselves. Value Driven Leadership And Society is totally unprepared for it!Value Driven Leadership5 Stages of Civilizations' GrowthValue Driven LeadershipThe challengesEach age introduces a technology that makes the previous age redundant and irrelevant.Due to this people aspire to improve their competence levels.So we have a number of competent people but we are also seeing the decline of people of character.Each age had a control model. Each age had a model of governanceValue Driven LeadershipImportant Points to considerThe industrial age ushered in the management of people like they were things, the downward approach.The 21st Century is ushering a management style of managing yourself.The most valuable asset of the 20th Century were its production equipment.The most valuable asset of the 21st Century is its people capacity and their productivityValue Driven LeadershipWe study how to make money but we never study how to live in order to make money.Value Driven LeadershipWas Jesus Outdated?No a thousand times no!, He was ahead of our time and He still is.Remember He is the beginning and the End!Let us look at Jesus when it comes to character.Value Driven LeadershipThe Team if it is notUsing new technology it is becoming irrelevantUsing new levels of information it is not growing its capacityDoing new things it is not growing, it is maintaining the status quo.Value Driven LeadershipThree areas of the Life of JesusCharacterCompetenceWisdomValue Driven LeadershipCharacterIntegrity MaturityAbundance MentalityValue Driven LeadershipIntegrityHonesty is telling the truth. Integrity is making a promise to yourself /others and keeping it.Integrity is completeness

Value Driven LeadershipMatt 5:3737"But let your 'Yes' be 'Yes,' and your 'No,' 'No.' For whatever is more than these is from the evil one.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipMatt 1:2222So all this was done that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the Lord through the prophet, saying:(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipCharacteristics of IntegrityFaithful :DecisiveFulfilled : DeliversFocused : DirectedPeople who are faithful,fulfilling and focused are people who can be trustedValue Driven LeadershipMaturityJohn 4:3434Jesus said to them, "My food is to do the will of Him who sent Me, and to finish His work.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipFood : That which sustainsWill: what one wishes or has determined to be done. A choice of ones own will.Finish: To carry through completely or to accomplish.Work: business, employment what one is occupied withValue Driven LeadershipWhat sustains me is to be committed to the Business of the one who has employed me and to carry it through to completion.This is what occupies my time, my space, my life.Value Driven LeadershipJesus defines thisLuke 16:12

12"And if you have not been faithful in what is another man's, who will give you what is your own?(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipGrowth through Developing PeopleThe Jesus WayJesus CharacterIntegrity : Is making a promise to yourself and others and keeping it.Maturity : Is to align yourself to someone elses vision and making it happen.Abundance MentalityValue Driven LeadershipCharacteristics of IntegrityFaithful :DecisiveFulfilled : DeliversFocused : DirectedPeople who are faithful,fulfilling and focused are people who can be trustedValue Driven LeadershipThe Key to maturity is:ALIGNMENTBeing willing to align yourself to the task of someone else and to be passionate about it.If you cannot serve someone elses vision, how will you be able to have someone else passionately serves yours.Value Driven Leadership3. Abundance MentalityJohn 10:1010"The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, and to destroy. I have come that they may have life, and that they may have it more abundantly.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipAbundantly; extravangantly: profusely;more than enough.Superabundant in quantity and superabundance in quality. More than is necessaryHigh level of quality and abundance.Jesus offers the best and the most.Value Driven LeadershipEph 3:2020Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us,(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipPower : Dunamis:The ability that is inherent inside due to the nature of the person or thing.Example : The Rhino; The Elephant; the ant; the mouse, what is the difference? They are all living creatures. Each possesses the quality of life.Value Driven LeadershipThe DifferenceIt is the power inherent in their nature.Value Driven LeadershipThe 2nd area is Capacity to CompleteMany leaders are focused on Competing rather than completing.There are three areas that needs to be given attention with regards to capacity, they areSkillsVisionTeam focused on US or Corporate strengthValue Driven LeadershipSkills : Jesus as our exampleMark 7:3737And they were astonished beyond measure, saying, "He has done all things well. He makes both the deaf to hear and the mute to speak."(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipHe has done all things well!Things done excellently promotes the organisation or the quality of the institution or the Church is known throughout the earth. Excellence will take you from Local to International. (Isaiah 12:5)An Excellent Spirit will give you as a leader promotion to the next level increasing your levels of authority. (Dan 6:3)

Value Driven LeadershipThe Opposite of excellence is slothfulnessProv 18:99He who is slothful in his work is a brother to him who is a great destroyer.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipSkills will bring successEccl 10:10

10If the ax is dull, and one does not sharpen the edge, then he must use more strength; but wisdom brings success.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipVisionHeb 12:22looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipGreat Leadership always leads withThe end in sight : the bigger pictureThe understanding that the bigger picture determines the choice of the teamThe insight of knowing that the bigger picture determines the length of the journey.The understanding that the bigger picture is what develops focus and determination to continue.Value Driven Leadership3rd : The Team mindset.Gen 1:2626Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; let them have dominion over the fish of the sea, over the birds of the air, and over the cattle, over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth." (NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipMatt 1:2323"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel," which is translated, "God with us."(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipMark 3:1414Then He appointed twelve, that they might be with Him and that He might send them out to preach,(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipGod is a corporate GodLet usImmanuel : God with usJesus appointed his twelve.The Team is vital in the 21st Century.Value Driven Leadership2 Pet 1:44by which have been given to us exceedingly great and precious promises, that through these you may be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipLuke 9:49-5049Now John answered and said, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in Your name, and we forbade him because he does not follow with us.Value Driven LeadershipLuke 9:49-5050But Jesus said to him, "Do not forbid him, for he who is not against us is on our side."(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipIsa 12:5

5Sing to the LORD, for He has done excellent things; this is known in all the earth.(NKJ)

Value Driven LeadershipDan 6:33Then this Daniel distinguished himself above the governors and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him; and the king gave thought to setting him over the whole realm.(NKJ)

Value Driven Leadership