Global Leadership Summit begins
KOHIMA, OCTOBER 7: The much anticipated Global Leadership Summit (GLS) began at Union Baptist Church on October 7. The organising team for the Kohima GLS are Pastor Jonathan Mesen, Associate Pastor, Powercomm UBC as the producer; Pastor Visato Yhoshü, Associate Pastor Youth UBC as the Marketing Coordinator; Rev. Dr. Rachülie Vihienuo, Pastor UBC as the Convenor, organising team; Meripeni Zares, government employee of Nagaland Civil Secretariat along with Pastor Kedo Peseyie, Pastor City Church, Kohima, as organising team.
The schedule for day one was divided into four sessions and the speakers were presented via video-cast. Founder and Senior Pastor of Willow Creek Community Church and the founder of The Global Leadership Summit, Bill Hybels, was the speaker in the first session. He talked on the topic ‘The Lenses of Leadership’ and explained the four types of lenses: the passion lens, the people lens, the performance lens and the legacy lens. The second session was a one-on-one with Co-Chair of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates interviewed by Bill Hybels. She talked about the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and how the belief, “all lives have equal value”, drives The Foundation’s global effects.
In the third session, Bestselling author and founder of The Table Group, Patrick Lencioni talked about ‘The Ideal Team Player’ as someone who was humble, hungry and people smart. In the last session, founder and president of Empart Inc, Jossy Chacko, spoke on the topic ‘Unquestionable Ways to Expand Your Leadership Reach’.
The speakers for the second day of the summit are President and Chief Executive Officer of Ford Motor Company (2006-2014), Alan Mulally; Senior Officer in The Salvation Army, leader and author, Danielle Strickland; senior pastor of New Life Covenant Church, community leader and author, Wilfredo de Jesüs; and leadership expert and bestselling author & coach, John C Maxwell.