“Sometimes leaders get stuck. Their creative juices have run dry. They feel like they are out of ideas.” Have you ever been stuck when you’ve needed to brainstorm new marketing strategies or new ministry initiatives? Art Rainer writes about how to get the creative juices going.
Learning to say, “No,” can be incredibly difficult, especially if you’re the “go-get-’em” type of leader that wants to grab every issue and run with it. Taking initiative and tackling issues is great, but saying, “Yes,” to too much can be taxing on you and your family. Steve Graves explained this on his blog this week.
Whether you’re leading in the church, leading in the business world, or simply leading in your home, you’re in charge of a culture. Maybe you’re in charge of an entire organization’s culture, or maybe you’re just in charge of a single relationship’s culture. Regardless, as a culture keeper, there are some traits you may want to have—here are three.
“Many church leaders find themselves in a very awkward situation. Someone else seems to have the ear of their team members.” Has this ever happened to you? Read what Rick Howerton says about when leaders lose.
The First 90 Days by Michael Watkins is one of the most helpful leadership books around, especially if, obviously, you’re within 90 days of working a job in a new company or a new role. You must seize the first 90 days on the job and make the most of the experience. This week, Selma Wilson shared six critical leadership actions she mined from The First 90 Days.