DRIVE: Task First

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This is a continuation of the discussion from yesterday’s blog post, What Drives Us? The first drive is poimen. This is the drive to achieve, to get the task completed. The poimen drive is an intrinsic drive to put the task first. Thoughts of the poimen drive include, thinking about: Outperforming other people at work Meeting their self-imposed standards of …

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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 …