Clear, effective communication is one of the most important parts about leading well. It is difficult to lead with excellence if the people you are leading have difficulty understanding your vision for your work and the strategy you have established to accomplish that vision. This article in Entrepreneur is about “managers,” but really, it helps all leaders understand the importance of clear communication.
“Tone-deaf leadership is leadership that is unable to get outside one’s own narrative and one’s own way of looking at a problem.” Steve Graves explains this week on his blog.
The Christmas season is a joyful time of year because we get to focus on the birth of Jesus, our savior, and thank God for all that he gave us in Christ. But, for ministry leaders, the Christmas season can be one of the most stressful times of year. On the LifeWay Pastors blog this week, Marty Duren shares a few tips with pastors (and church leaders) about how you might survive the season, and thrive.
“Every day, be a thankful leader and you will attract and develop a great team.” Selma Wilson writes about the dangers of being a leader who is not thankful—super helpful post.
“We need to see the indicative of the gospel as well as the imperative, or to understand both the why and the how of change.” Alvin Reid writes on the LifeWay Leadership blog.