Teams Always Beat Superstars

We live in a culture that values superstars. While a superstar may sell jerseys, it is teamwork that wins championships. This was proven once again tonight when the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat in five games. Many would argue that Lebron James is the best basketball player in the game today, yet there’s … Continue reading Teams Always Beat Superstars

20 Quotes on Teamwork

Teamwork is essential for leading our churches, ministries, and organizations. Sure, you can work alone but you’ll be limited in what you can accomplish. Here are 20 great quotes on teamwork. “Winning teams have players who put the good of the team ahead of themselves. They want to play in their area of strength, but … Continue reading 20 Quotes on Teamwork

How To Build Commitment On Your Team

Last week, I wrote about the two enemies of commitment: Consensus and Certainty. If you’re waiting to have 100% consensus on your team and certainty your ideas will work, then you better pack a lunch because you’re going to be waiting for a very long time. This week, I want to talk about how to … Continue reading How To Build Commitment On Your Team

Leadership in 140 Characters

I read quite a few leadership articles each week and post them to twitter. The following links got the most clicks this week. Check them out for some great insight into leading your team and leading yourself. Enjoy! 4 Suggestions for Developing Trust as a Leader by Ron Edmondson 5 Common Mistakes Made by Leaders … Continue reading Leadership in 140 Characters

There Is An “I” In Team

We’ve all heard it said, “There is no “I” in team”. But contrary to the popular sports cliche…there is an “I” in team. Teams are made up of individuals. Each individual brings with them different strengths, talents, and abilities. When a coach or leader can leverage each persons talents for the good of the team…great … Continue reading There Is An “I” In Team