Saturday, June 13, 2015

Issues in Church Leadership: Two Articles

10 Reasons Why Humility is Vital to Great Leadership

Quickly think of five common traits of high-impact leaders… good time management, assertiveness, drive, energy, charisma, etc. Humility rarely lands in the list when it comes to our modern, top-down management systems. But Jesus (the greatest leader ever) and Moses (perhaps the second) had this one thought in mind – great leaders don’t have power over people, but power under people by way of humility.

Humility may be a forgotten virtue in conversations about leadership today, but I believe it’s absolutely essential to having long-term, broad-range impact. Here are some reasons why.... Keep reading

Why You Need to Be a Thankful Leader

5 Reasons to Consider Thankfulness as Indispensable to Your Leadership

In the fast-paced and often thought-consuming role of leadership, it is easy to become complacent in expressing your gratitude toward others. Most leaders do not purposefully avoid thanking their team members. More likely, it is just not woven into their leadership repertoire as an essential skill — but it should be. Here are 5 reasons why leaders need to consider thankfulness as an indispensable part of their leadership.... Keep reading

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