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Russ Cline

Russ Cline

About the Author

Russ Cline has wide experience in church, mission, and global leadership. Beginning in the local church in Southern California, then moving to Ecuador for 16 years to be a part of launching three distinct organizations, Russ is now back in Southern California working with Extreme Response International in providing leadership coaching and organizational development to leaders around the world. Russ' passion is to come alongside organizations and to help them identify areas of growth, focus and change, resulting in greater impact and effectiveness. Russ graduated from Azusa Pacific University with a degree in Business and Christian Education and completed his graduate work in Organizational Development. He has been married for 28 years to Gina, and they have three children: Rheanna, Riley and Raylin.

Leading Through Crisis

I remember walking through a crisis situation with a friend of mine, and I was amazed at the transformation in my friend’s life. He had been a confident leader, but this situation had left him unable to respond, unable to move.  He was stuck! Have you been there? Here’s the deal: Crisis will come. It […]

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Why Being Flexible Matters

A while back, my wife and I encountered some crazy weather while heading to some meetings in Canada. As we landed at Chicago’s O’Hare airport in order to make our connection, we knew that we were in trouble simply by looking out the window – snow was blowing, flights were cancelled, people were lined up […]

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3 Kinds of Leaders

The 3 Leader Types Every organization needs one or a blend of these leaders at some point in the course of growth: An Originator This is the innovative thinker, the dreamer, the visionary. This is the leader that likes to begin new initiatives and launch new vision. An Organizer This is a strategist. This doesn’t […]

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