Humility is vital to healthy leadership. A leader who cannot own his or her flaws and mistakes is not fit to lead. We often misunderstand humility as weakness, because we feel vulnerable when we admit our shortcomings. We must remember there is power in humble leadership.
Perhaps one of the biggest temptations for those in leadership roles is trying to do too much without consulting the Lord in prayer. Obviously, church leaders must spend time in prayer, but Christian leaders of all sorts need to lift up their work to the Lord. Here are three reasons to keep praying.
“You are temporary. It’s just a matter of time before your leadership role will change and that changes how you lead.” Important words from my colleague, Selma Wilson on the temporary nature of leadership and its implications.
Leading change is one of the most difficult part of leadership. Leaders and the people they lead may not like the changing place, even if it’s for the best, and it’s the job of the leader to be effective and maintain stability through it all. Here are five reasons we often object to change from Ron Edmondson.
Transparency is important in all sorts of leadership roles, and especially church leadership roles. The more transparent a leader is, the more trust he or she will gain from those they lead. But, building a culture of transparency can be tricky. Check out these five ways to build a transparent leadership culture.