What drives you? Mission First

This is a continuation of the discussion from Monday’s blog post, What Drives Us? Yesterday we talked about the second drive, People First. The third drive is episkopos. This is the drive to influence people to accomplish the mission. The episkopos drive is an intrinsic drive to put the mission first. Thoughts of the episkopos […]

What drives you? People First

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 […]

What drives you? Task First

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 […]

What Drives Us?

The three Greek words poimen, presbuteros and episkopos, are the source of what we understand of leadership. These words describe the inner drives or motivation that people have. The poimen drive puts the Task First. The presbuteros drive puts People First. The episkopos drive puts the Mission First. The drives are represented as drawers that […]

Blakeslee on Biblical Leadership

Secret leadership code revealed from an ancient manuscript by Daniel Blakeslee. The Blakeslee Theory of Leadership or ‘The Leader Code” is best represented on a graph. Dividing the graph into three somewhat equal sections, these sections represent the three intrinsic drives or drawers as the book explains them. The graph with the three sections is overlaid […]

The Source of the Leader Code

The “Original” Leader Code

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 […]

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