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Essential Qualities of Leadership

Reflecting on the kind of leadership education the world needs at the beginning of the 21st century, Duke Divinity School vice president L. Gregory Jones identified three leadership challenges that faith community leaders need to learn how to address in order to build faith. They are the challenge of entering into sustained interactions and conversations with people who are not like us, the challenge of adopting other cultures deeply enough to understand their cultural warrants and what that can mean for your ways of seeing the world, and the challenge of sustaining a good personal character. Read the essay, "Networking, Border Crossing, and Staying on Pitch," and explore the accompanying resources on the website of Faith & Leadership, an online magazine of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.



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