Outdated Leadership Practices

It's often been said that organizations don't fail, leaders do. And the reality is that as leaders we all have gaps. If our organizations, churches, and businesses are going to last the test of time and have the ability grow, develop, and change...we have to shift from the old paradigm of leadership to the new. I … Continue reading Outdated Leadership Practices

Chess Not Checkers

I'm excited about the release of Mark Miller's new book, "Chess Not Checkers", this week. As the VP of Leadership Development for Chick-Fil-A, Mark knows what it means to be build a high performance organization. "Chess Not Checkers" is designed to help leaders elevate their game by taking a look at four key leadership principles: Bet on Leadership … Continue reading Chess Not Checkers

Are Your Values Really Core?

Regardless of whether or not they are printed, framed, and hung on an office wall…core values exist in every church and organization. Leadership teams spend meeting after meeting and off-site after off-site crafting their core values into pithy (and tweetable) phrases with the desire to inspire the masses. Far too often, they realize that when … Continue reading Are Your Values Really Core?

Leadership in 140 Characters

Here are the most clicked and re-tweeted post from my twitter feed this week. All of my top posts deal with creating a healthy culture. An organizations culture is it’s strongest force; it is what holds vision, strategy, values, and mission in place. Culture is the personality of any organization. Healthy cultures don’t just happen. … Continue reading Leadership in 140 Characters

Leadership in 140 Characters

Here are the top leadership articles I posted to twitter this week. Many of these articles are focused on ministry leaders but the principles apply no matter where you lead. Don’t miss out on learning from these powerful lessons. Enjoy! Are You Scaring Off Your First-Time Guests? by Tim Peters Why Our Best Volunteers & … Continue reading Leadership in 140 Characters