The phrase, “Everyone can be a leader,” sounds cheesy, but it’s true. Even if you consider yourself a follower in your church, workplace, or otherwise, the time may come that you need to step into a leadership role in order to best steward the gifts God has given you. Here are four ways a follower becomes a leader.
“Leading well is not easy. You cannot drift into becoming a well-led organization or stumble upon being a great leader. It requires urgency, focus, and intentionality,” Pastor Erik Reed shares some serious wisdom on the LifeWay Pastors blog.
One of the most common ways a leader undermines his or her own leadership is by losing credibility. One of the most common ways leaders, in the church or otherwise, lose credibility, is by exaggerating. Leaders: don’t exaggerate.
I’ve really been enjoying the 5 Leadership Questions podcast created by the LifeWay Leadership team. Recently, they shared an episode on introverted leaders, and I found it helpful. Listen up this week to Todd and Barnabas, along with Kevin Spratt, as they talk about introversion in leadership.
Leaders aren’t perfect, and often, everyone recognizes this except the leader. Too many times, when leaders are limping, they feel the need to hide their pain and construct a façade of stability. Leaders, don’t hide your limp. Here are five ways to lead when you’re hurting.