Category: Leadership

Slack

A Better Plan for Team Communication

Good Team Communication is essential for a healthy team. Many of us rely daily on email to communicate with team members. The problem with using email for team communication is that we rely on email for so many things that

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team decisions

How to Make Better Team Decisions

Team Decisions are often better decisions than individual decisions. Building and leading a cohesive leadership team is an essential part of leading a healthy organization. Depending on context this may be a board, a staff team, an executive team, or

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Great Leaders Absorb Weak Leaders Defend

Great Leaders Absorb – Weak Leaders Defend

Recently I heard Andy Stanley say, Great leaders absorb. Mediocre leaders defend. Learning this simple leadership principle will yield stunning results for any leader that commits to it. Absorbing criticism without being defensive seldom comes naturally for a leader. But

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Three Musts for Small Groups

Three Musts for Successful Small Groups

Church Small Groups are notoriously difficult to do well. Small groups have various names – growth groups, city groups, d-groups, missional communities, gospel communities, etc. As church leaders, we continuously work to get people connected to small groups, train leaders

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What to do with your staff

What to Do With Your Staff Team Right Away

If you lead a staff, one of the most valuable things you can do is to have each person on your team create an annual plan. An annual plan is foundational for everything else that your staff team will do

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