Knowing what you should do as a leader in normal times is hard enough. As you may have noticed, these aren’t normal times. Trying to figure out what to do in the midst of a global crisis is so much more complicated. So how do you cut through the mess and noise to chart a
In a survey reported in Forbes magazine, staff members and subordinates were asked what they wished their boss would do better. The number one answer by far: “Communicate with me.” Here’s the funny thing, I bet those leaders are communicating with their team members. They just aren’t talking about the right things. If you lead
You’re so anxious to get 2020 over with. I get it. I feel that too. It would be amazing if somebody returned everything to some semblance of normalcy right about now, wouldn’t it? Sitting here in December 2020 at the end of a long year, it’s tempting to paint 2021 as a relief to all our problems.
What comes to mind when you think about Thanksgiving Day? For many of us, it would probably be turkey. After all, it’s the centerpiece of our traditional celebration. As family and friends gather around the table, we generally offer a sincere prayer of gratitude to God for all His blessings before enjoying the food and
So you’re a reader, but which books can give you the unique insight you need to make sure not only that the organization you lead is healthy, but that you and your team stay healthy? I get asked all the time from leaders what my top leadership books are. I’ve put together my top picks.
The work of any church is done by an army of dedicated people. Some are staff, some are volunteers—some are a lonely team of one. It’s often thankless work, so do everything you can to say thank you. We’ve got a list of 30 ways to show your appreciation and thanks. You can get the whole
A positive team culture doesn’t just happen. If you want to have a good start, begin my implementing an easy (but often overlooked) practice with your team—honestly caring about one another. For years, people have talked about the need to build a great team atmosphere, especially in the work place. When there is synergy in your
I’ve been hanging out at an event this week and I have seen the best and the worst customer service!! I am working with the company that does all of the parking for the event and they have an amazing vision that says they are in the customer service business, and they happen to park
What do you use to encourage your team? Do you tell the speaker that they just preached a great sermon after that early Sunday morning? Do you tell your favorite worship leader that their voice sounds angelic every time they steps on platform? How about the chairs team? Do you thank them for all their