DRIVE: People First

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This is a continuation of the discussion from Monday’s blog post, What Drives Us? Yesterday we talked about the first drive, Task First. The second drive is presbuteros. This is the drive to be friendly, to be a people person. The presbuteros drive is an intrinsic drive to put people first. Thoughts of the presbuteros drive include, thinking about:   …

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The Origin of The Leader Code

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The basis for the Leader Code is three Greek words used in the New Testament of the Bible to describe a leader. These words are translated into English in a variety of ways, depending on the context. The Greek words are poimen, pronounced poy-mane, which means pastor or shepherd; episkopos, pronounced ep-is’-kop-os, which means bishop or overseer; and presbuteros, pronounced …