White House portrait of Abraham Lincoln (cropped) Career 3 Ways to Lead Like Lincoln Michael Lee Stallard It’s fashionable in the media and politics today to be quick to speak, to dominate conversations and be self-righteous. We see this frequently in movies and television shows too. These attributes are thought to be signs of intelligence, assertiveness... Read More
Four professionals representing different types of connectors Career Which Type of Connector Are You? Michael Lee Stallard Each of us acts in ways that increase connection at times and decrease it at others. In general, though, individuals tend to fall into one of three categories when it comes to connection. Which type most often describes you?... Read More
Business people experiencing burnout Career Burnout Results From Living in Conflict With Values Michael Lee Stallard Some years ago, The New York Times published an article on rising burnout among clergy entitled “Taking a Break from the Lord’s Work.” The article was followed by a thoughtful op-ed entitled “Congregations Gone Wild.” The articles caught my attention because effective leadership,... Read More