Carey Nieuwhof lists his top 10 time wasters and top 10 time hacks for leaders. Can you guess what a few of the biggest time wasters are?
Many people want to lead, but few actually do. Many people think they’re leading, but few actually are. Insecurity by its very nature is deceptive. It hides behind many layers of built-up, propped-up self-esteem, working behind the scenes to take us down, to render us irrelevant. In our unguarded, private moments, we know it’s there. Pastor Johnny Hunt lists seven reasons a leader feels insecure.
If you’re in a leadership role, chances are pretty good that you’ve been overwhelmed at some point. Ron Edmondson shares five steps for the overwhelmed leader. You ought to print these and tape them to your desk.
God cares about work. That job you do for forty to seventy hours a week, God actually cares about it. He made you to do that job. He has called you to your profession, field and industry. Tyler David, pastor at Austin Stone Community Church, writes about a theology of work.
Church leaders can learn from business leaders, says Brian Dodd. Whether you realize it or not, and whether you intend for it to be there or not, there’s probably a pretty sharp divide in your congregation. There are people who are engaged in “full-time ministry” (meaning they’re on your staff) and then there’s the rest of us, who wonder how our 8-to-5 jobs could possibly be contributing to the Kingdom.