The Leadership Summit 2009: Leaders and Followers

Sunday, August 9, 2009 - 9:55 pm

We tend to be myopic when we face challenges — it’s much more comfortable to focus inwards.  Leaders are no exception.  So, when leaders talk about thinking out of the box, they should be first in line.

This concept has been embraced by Bill Hybels who founded The Leadership Summit fifteen years ago.  While the event has faith-based overtones, the concepts that are discussed are relevant to leaders of any community.  In fact, this year’s program included Chip and Dan HeathDavid Gergen, Bono and Tony Blair.

  • Show ID and Intro
  • Taber Bucknell
  • James Drew
  • Gina
  • Pastor Dave Kornelsen
  • Julie Osborne
  • …and several anonymous contributors

Relevant links:

Special thanks to Lois Warren for all of her logistical help.


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