Being a “good leader” can seem like such a vague concept at times. What does it mean to be a “good leader,” and how can one even take practical steps to become a better leader? Mike Lukaszewski shared 15 practical ways leaders can better themselves on his blog recently. His thoughts are helpful and easy to apply.
“God loves to use the clueless leader.” Helpful words from Adam Weber on the LifeWay Leadership blog this week.
Have you ever psyched yourself out? Have you ever wondered if you’re some sort of fake, just getting by and fooling everyone into believing you actually know what you’re talking about? In leadership, especially, it’s tempting to think you have to know everything and do everything to be effective. Carey Nieuwhof shoots down this myth and four others.
“Work is an oppressive idol. It asks for your soul and gives you some money in return.” The people who make up your local church must work to keep each other accountable against the temptation to make an idol of work and the provisions it provides. Millennials are looking for satisfaction in their work more than their parents or grandparents did, Chris Martin explains.
Along those same lines, achieving work-life balance can be incredibly difficult, but it is equally important. Work cannot become an idol, and we cannot pursue salary or status at the expense of our families or our own souls. Here are six ways you can strive to maintain some healthy work-life balance.