“I have become increasingly aware of the value of short-term sprints in today’s life and work cycle. For all the talk of long-term perspective, there is value in breaking an all-day hike into a lot of small ‘sprints’ It’s like the old proverb, ‘How do you eat an elephant?…One bite at a time.'” Stephen Graves shares about how “sprinting” in leadership is a healthy complement to looking at the long term.
“Just remember, whatever you write in an email will always be there. Always. You can delete the email, but it can always be found again. Words are so powerful and things said in an email carry great weight.” Selma Wilson gives some serious wisdom about three things never to say in an email.
“A leader who can access their feelings, feel them, process them and receive the information the feeling might have will be able to communicate their findings to their team. ” Samira Far of Inc.com explains why leaders should be in touch with their emotions.
“As much as it is important the staff member feel welcomed, it is equally important for the family. This includes spouse and children. Don’t overwhelm them with expectations either. Give them space, but make sure they have support if they need it.” I’m thankful for Ron Edmondson’s wisdom here about how churches can welcome new staff members.
“Am I comfortable surrounding myself with people who are better at their jobs than I am? ” Brad Lomenick shares 10 good questions leaders should be asking themselves.
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