“All leaders should lead well, but when one claims to be a follower of Christ their leadership reflects on his or her walk with Christ.” Helpful, convicting words from Ron Edmondson on seven core disciplines of a spiritual leader.
Everyone has different leadership styles, and we often forget that different aspects of our personality may drastically affect the way in which we lead, too. What sort of leader are you, Scott Cochrane asks, a hoarder, lender, or giver?
An important part of being an effective leader in the workplace is making sure your employees feel appreciated. Maintaining team morale too often gets brushed under the rug. Morale is about much more than how someone feels about him- or herself. Morale can affect the efficiency and quality of one’s work. Here are six simple ways you can appreciate your employees. Try one or two this week.
“Everybody wants to leave a legacy. But the reality is we can’t control the impact or the length of our legacy.” Such vital words from Larry Osborne on the LifeWay Leaders blog this week. Leaders must remember that they’re leading for the long haul, not for the short term, no matter how long they plan to be around.
Whether or not we have achieved “success” is, more often than not, the primary metric by which we determine whether or not our team did a good or poor job on a particular project. That’s understandable, really. But, I think if more leaders spent time learning from failure rather than wallowing in it, failure would seem less like a dead end and more like an opportunity. Here are three ways we can redeem our present failures for the sake of future successes.