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When a Leader’s Influence Reaches Beyond the Title on the Door

By Dr. Paul Chappell for The Christian Post | Image from Christian Post

Our culture gets hung up on titles, and we often buy into the premise that leadership and influence are related to our position on a flowchart or the title on our office door. But as one author observed, “The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”

In reality, influence reaches farther than mere title or position. The truest, most lasting influence is felt heart to heart and, when enlarged by God, extends far beyond what we would envision. True, some people have more prominent influence than others—the president of the United States or the CEO of a company, for example. But this doesn’t indicate a more significant influence. Continue reading…