One of the most crucial parts of being a good business leader is hiring well. You need to be able to get the right people around you in order to be most effective in your work. Here’s a helpful article on questions you ought to be asking as you hire someone.
I’m a big fan of reading leadership books. I find many of them to be very helpful, even if I don’t always agree with everything they say. Here’s a list of 32 leadership books from a recent 5 Leadership Questions Podcast. Check these out.
“Managers tend to blame their turnover problems on everything under the sun, while ignoring the crux of the matter: people don’t leave jobs; they leave managers.” Here are nine things managers do that make good employees quit.
In my life, I’ve seen what Brad Lomenick writes about here: coaches make great leaders. I’m a big sports fan, particularly of the Miami Heat, and I have seen all sorts of coaches lead well. What can church and business leaders learn from coaches about leadership?
Pastors need good friends, desperately. Friends they can confide in when ministry is difficult and friends with whom they can rejoice when God moves in miraculous ways. Helpful post from Ron Edmondson about how you can be a friend to pastors.