Trust is critically foundational to a team or a family. You don’t demand trust, you earn it, and you earn it more by your character than your competence.
People follow a leader for at least two reasons. They respect who you are and they are excited about where you are going. It is undoubtedly true that people buy into who you are before they what to join you in where you’re going.
Leadership can be like driving on the Costa Rican roads; there are derailers (potholes) along the road that need to be avoided or you will be in trouble. In my experience from being in vocational Christian ministry for 45 years, here are four derailleurs that I have seen.
All leaders face temptations…some conquer and some cave. The temptations of a leader are not different than what everyone else faces. The difference is that there is usually more at stake and more people affected.
What we say, or write, can be well organized. It can be well documented. It can be well delivered. But if it cannot be well remembered, have we really communicated so as to leave a legacy of truth in the hearts and minds of our listeners?
What is NGLmentoring? This getting started guide will help introduce you and your group.
Albert Einstein said the value of a man resides in what he gives, not in what he receives. You must find ways to serve others to learn and grow as leaders.
One of the challenges of any ministry, church, or organization is developing leaders. The ratio of ministry and work that needs to get done- and leaders to do the work- always is unbalanced.
I had spent years trying to do everything perfectly to impress and win approval from my supervisors and peers, while not thinking much at all about what I was and was becoming on the inside.
I want to be able to say no to a lot of things so I can say yes to a few things and do those few things well. I want to be led by Him, empowered by Him and honor Him!