Here are six links from around the Internet that may be helpful for Christian leaders in a variety of contexts:
Taking over a new team is challenging no matter what. Taking over a new team that was previously led by someone incompetent is even harder. Roger Schwarz at HBR offers several helpful steps for people replacing an incompetent leader.
Most leaders desiring to accomplish something set actionable goals and then pursue them, but what if there is a better way to get things done? James Clear proposes that you focus on something besides goals: systems. And in the end you will achieve more of your goals.
“It feels at times as if contemplation has given way to expectoration” says Frank Bruni of the New York Times referring specifically to social media. How can you maximize the effectiveness of social media without falling prey to bad habits? Bruni says the answer is to read more and tweet less this year.
Young leaders are essential to the ongoing health of any organization, but they won’t grow into effective leaders without help. Ron Edmondson shares five ways to help a new leader succeed.
Time is one of the leader’s greatest resources and must be stewarded wisely. Punctuality is one of the best ways to effectively ensure time is used well, so Stephanie Vozza of Fast Company shares four habits of punctual people.
Leadership requires confidence, but confidence can easily turn into ego if you’re not careful. Here are ten traits of ego-driven leaders to help you determine whether you need to change anything about your leadership style.