Sure, leadership calls for courageous decisions and at times is an isolating reality. However, you and I find strength in relationships. We thrive best in community.Continue Reading "Leaders are Empowered in Community"
Because I spend most of my time working with Christian ministry leaders and leadership teams in churches or ministry organizations, I regularly run into teams that have become hospice care centers to the detriment of quality work that needs to be done. However, as I interact with colleagues in the for-profit business world, I frequently hear about the opposite sinkhole where people don’t matter only what they produce does. Neither extreme makes for a healthy team. I would like to suggest that the tension of…Continue Reading “A Tension that Makes Great Teams”Continue Reading "A Tension that Makes Great Teams"
It used to be that the notion of a leader as Lone Ranger was a good thing. Riding in on a white horse to save the day single-handedly is the way great leaders carried themselves. That day is over. Today, leaders that operate today as autocratic individualists are suspect.Continue Reading "COMMUNITY — THE FIFTH “C”"
There are five consistent attributes critical to a leader’s life-long development. The extent to which a man or woman has cultivated all five is the measure by which they will find the influence of their life growing exponentially.Continue Reading "Five C’s of High Capacity Leaders"
In this world of complexity, we need to re-discover the essence of what it means to be the church. I’d like to offer a suggestion-a new attempt at definition, if you will.Continue Reading "A Simpler View of the Church"