Innovation is an important part of leadership. Adapting to new circumstances in your organization or events in broader culture is often imperative to effective leadership. This is a helpful piece from the Harvard Business Review on innovating without losing your core idea.
“Do you give your team energy or do you drain them of energy? Is your team glad to see you coming or do they dread times with you?” Really appreciated this blog post from my co-worker, Selma Wilson.
One of the biggest temptations in leadership, or in work generally, is taking a shortcut. Shortcuts offer you the chance to get more done or have more time to take a break. Brad Lomenick says that we need to beware shortcut leadership strategies.
“When we lead people in the way of discipleship, one of the issues we must deal with is the boring nature of it all.” This is a good word from Michael Kelly on consistency.
It’s really easy to just go to church, isn’t it? Stop just going to church. Be the Church wherever you are; disciple wherever you are. Good stuff from Verge Network.