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Attaining a healthy view of conflict

April 29, 2020

Adapted from Leading Skillfully Throughout your leadership journey, you will experience conflict. The joining together of different personalities and leadership styles will inevitably result in different plans and opinions. Wherever people are involved, there will be conflict. People’s differences, flaws, and insecurities will spark frustration and tension. Trying to escape these unpleasant stressors will only […]

Setting your team on the path to success

April 22, 2020

Adapted from Leading Team Projects When completing team projects, it is critical that the project leader organizes the team for success. A project leader acts as a coach, guiding a team toward a project objective. In achieving a project objective, the team achieves victory. By fulfilling the following coaching functions, the project leader can blaze […]

The visionary role of the team leader

April 15, 2020

Adapted from Leading with Teams When leading with teams of people, focus can easily drift. Each team member brings his or her own ideas, thoughts, and opinions to the table. These contributions are highly valuable, but if they are not connected, the team will not act as a unit. Instead of working jointly with one […]

Obtaining inspiration for mentoring others

April 8, 2020

Adapted from Leading with Mentoring Leaders are called to build others up and to help others grow. We are meant to see the potential in each other and guide each other in harnessing it. Mentoring relationships are necessary for both leaders and the people that they guide; however, mentors must begin these relationships with the […]

Connecting through one-to-one communication

March 30, 2020

Adapted from Leading by Communicating During challenging times, leaders can find strength in relying on those around them. Yet, to enlist the help of others during crises, leaders must first cultivate strong relationships with those who would follow them. One-to-one communication can act as a powerful tool in building and strengthening relationships, primarily because it […]

Discovering your role in God’s Great Commission

March 4, 2020

Adapted from Leading with Outreach As we continue with our daily routines, we may worry that we are not fulfilling the Great Commission. Sometimes, we may feel that our faith gets buried beneath our worldly responsibilities. Yet, we know that as we toil, more unsaved souls become lost in darkness. Evangelists vs Witnesses To understand […]

Achieving balance through relationships

February 26, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Balanced Life As our lives grow busier and busier, we can become too focused on our role inside the workplace and not focused enough on our role outside the workplace. If we are not careful, our 9 to 5 job becomes our 24-hour obsession, leaving little time for our friendships. The […]

Understanding the four leadership styles

February 19, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Potential In our culture, we often find ourselves comparing ourselves to others. We look at our gifts and capabilities and deem them unworthy because they do not fit the mold of the leaders we admire. In the process, we ignore the strengths that we possess and disregard the diversity of leadership […]

Finding confidence in your calling

February 12, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Calling As Christian leaders, we must have confidence in our calling, but often, we find ourselves slipping into doubt. Sometimes we doubt the situations, wondering if people will be willing to support and follow us. God has given us a vision, but what if that vision seems too extreme to become […]

Identifying the core of your character

February 5, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Example As a leader, who are you supposed to be? The world will offer some guidance, shaping and fashioning you into its own image of leadership. You must wear a suit. Smile and look the part. Be charismatic, creative, assertive—a self-starter and the life of the party.  Yet, what should you […]

Establishing a path to spiritual freedom

January 29, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Freedom Every leader wrestles against it—the spiritual bondage that holds them back from achieving their potential. Maybe its anxiety, insecurity, substance abuse, or lust. Sometimes, we take our bondage, and we hide it. We bury it down deep within us and hope that no one discovers it. There is a strong […]

Why must we serve to lead

Why must we serve to lead?

January 20, 2020

Adapted from The Leader’s Foundation In our society, we see many examples of leaders, even Christian leaders, falling into shocking scandals. This often arises when leaders lack or have lost the proper foundation for their leadership activities. Our savior, Jesus Christ, established servanthood as part of the foundation for successful leadership. He stated that to […]

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