One critical discipline for leaders is listening. The more you listen, the more you learn. Here are five ways listening grows your business, but the effects of listening go far beyond that, too.
As local churches work to share the gospel with the people in the local community, it’s important that church leaders understand the gravity of trust and how trust issues often keep people from church. Here are three simple ways church leaders can build trust in their local congregations.
“We need to create systems that move people from being passive spectators to becoming active participants in small-group life.” Helpful words from my colleague Ed Stetzer on creating the right culture for community in our churches.
“A wise leader has developed certain attributes – wisdom learned from the personal experience of success and failure and from the insight of other leaders – which sets them apart from other leaders.” Great blog post on leadership wisdom from one of the wiser leaders I know, Ron Edmondson.
No leader, boss, manager, or executive is too smart or important to have a coach. If you don’t have a coach, mentor, or similar person in your life, you need to find one. Why? To partake in one or more of these three benefits of having one.