I’m excited about this guest post from Mark Miller, the Vice President of High-Performance Leadership at Chick-Fil-A. His latest book, Leaders Made Here, describes how to nurture leaders throughout the organization, from the front lines to the executive ranks and outlines a clear and replicable approach to creating the leadership bench every organization needs. Go pick up … Continue reading How Fun Is It to Work for You?
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 I … Continue reading Outdated Leadership Practices
We all face a "collision with reality" when our good intentions don't produce the results we wanted. It's important to follow the Cycle of Success if we want to meet our personal, professional, and organizational goals.
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?
Here is a 4 Step approach for leading just about anything. They are required whether you’re pastoring a church, leading a ministry, head over a department, or running a company. Step 1: Lead yourself Organizational leadership begins with personal leadership. As you lead yourself, you build credibility. The key to leading yourself is discipline. Step … Continue reading 4 Steps To Lead Anything