5 Questions on Creating an Organizational Culture

I recently sat down with Todd Adkins and Barnabas Piper to discuss leadership and reading for the “Five Questions Leadership Podcast.” You should check out the podcast, which has skyrocketed on iTunes, for some great content. Here are the five questions we discussed about organizational culture, with a few notes I jotted down after each […]

Links for Leaders 8/20/15

We need to be learning at all times. Leaders are never too powerful or important to be learners. Here are 10 unforgettable leadership lessons from Faith Whatley. “Sometimes we just feel stuck. Not that anything is really wrong, but more the sense that we’re not going anywhere. That place where you sense that things are […]

Donald Trump and How Bad Leaders Still Attract Followers

Donald Trump is currently leading in the polls as he pursues being the Republican presidential nominee. Because he has been a highly effective and successful businessman and entrepreneur, many would consider Donald Trump a great leader. When it comes to getting results for his business, one can say he certainly has been effective. But effectiveness […]

Links for Leaders 8/14/15

Humility is one of the most important postures leaders must pursue. A leader who is too prideful to recognize his or her weaknesses is a disaster waiting to happen. But what do humble leaders even look like? Ron Edmondson shares 10 attributes of humble leaders. Whether in or outside of the church, wise leaders seek […]

Seven Practices of a Listening Leader

Wise leaders listen. As the Proverbs teach us, “Plans fail when there is no counsel, but with many advisers they succeed” (Proverbs 15:22). Earlier this week I shared four warning signs that indicate you may not be listening to your team. It is poor leadership not to listen to those on your team. They are closer […]