Session 8: Online

Date: May 1

Time: Complete by Sunday

Session Instructions:

  1. WATCH – the session videos below
  2. RESPOND – to the questions in the comment section below.


The ability to foresee the likely outcome of a situation is hard to define, but easier to identify. One knows foresight when one experiences it. Foresight is a characteristic that enables the servant-leader to understand the lessons from the past, the realities of the present, and the likely consequence of a decision for the future. It is also deeply rooted within the intuitive mind. Foresight remains a largely unexplored area in leadership studies, but one most deserving of careful attention.

Reading: Greenleaf: pgs 37-40

The 2 most important words in order to collaborate are “I Need” – discuss how to say I need to yourself and your leader

Reading: Blanchard: pgs 115-135

Winning teams change their plans to manage new situations and consistently monitor results – discuss how your team is doing and find adjustments

Reading: Maxwell: pgs 148-160


Answer each of the questions below in the comment section.

What is one thing you can do to cultivate the characteristic of foresight in your ministry leadership?

What is something in your leadership that you should say “I need” this week?