How often do you take the temperature of the culture at your church or organization? How well do you know the feelings, fears, joys of those on your team or in your office? Culture matters. Leaders who neglect culture usually regret it later. Here are five characteristics of a healthy culture from Mike Lukaszewski.
Conflict is a fact of life, is it not? Conflict isn’t very enjoyable, however necessary or unnecessary the particular encounter may be. Sometimes, conflict is necessary in order to make a decision and forge the best way forward. Other times, conflict is a messy bi-product of broken people trying to work together. There are some benefits to healthy conflict, though; here are 10.
“If you are using your position of power or personal power in anyway to intimidate others or to belittle them in anyway, you are a bully.” Good words from Selma Wilson. Self-awareness is incredibly important—figure out if you’re a bully.
Making decisions can be difficult. Many leaders like making decisions—that’s what motivated them to become leaders in the first place. But, sometimes, making decisions can be really messy because of the conflict that often follows in the wake of doing so. Brad Lomenick shares five helpful thoughts on making decisions as a leader.
“How do you create more margin in your schedule – to do the things you want to do and the things you need to do?” Ron Edmondson shares some wisdom about time management: 10 ways to create more margin in your schedule.