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

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

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

Why no one cares what you have to say

Why No One Cares What You Have To Say

People love to talk about themselves. For many of us, “Me” is our favorite topic of discussion. We love to talk about our experiences, share what we know, and give other people advice. I often wonder if we realize that nobody

Someone on your team has to go

Someone On Your Team Needs To Go

Someone on your team needs to go. Perhaps you hired him simply because he was there. Maybe you hired her early on but time has shown that she is not a good fit. Perhaps he doesn’t even want to be


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