I’ve written about what to do when those you look up to let you down. With that numerous requests have come in asking what one should say to those he has let down. The incessant requests now push me to ignore my reluctance.
. .. This is a guest post by DJ McPhail, senior leader of Liberty Church. Follow him on @saintdj and his blog. . After founding a church and leading it for the past 20 years I learned: God has a purpose for everyone! We are all leaders: God’s purpose thrusts us all into leadership. Everyone… Continue reading What Leading A Church Has Taught Me About Life And Leadership
I wrote a post, “Why You Should Never Appoint Caretaker / Interim Leaders” that explored some reasons why caretaker or interim leaders may not be a great for the long-term of your enterprise. However, Michael made a valid point in commenting, that sometimes leadership finds itself with its back against the wall. Thus in instances… Continue reading What To Consider When You Appoint Caretaker / Interim Leadership
We may say we’re not but act like we are. Perfect, that is. The truth still stands; no one is perfect. Everyone generally accepts this for everybody else except when they feel violated by others. Worse, still, when it is a leader that has failed. Whether you’re a leader in particular context or a part… Continue reading The Best Ways To Acknowledge Your Shortcomings
Momentum enhances traction. Whether in general life or leadership, it is desirable for propelling us. In fact, leaders often wrestle with the question on how to build great momentum. In personal lives we wonder how to get momentum for new ventures we’ve taken on and at other times for things we’ve been at for a… Continue reading Momentum, Stopping, Starting; Repeat?