“Leadership is influence. Nothing more. Nothing less”
This is leadership guru John Maxwell’s simple, core definition for what leadership is.
It applies in any context like work, family, ministries, and organizations.
I don’t know about you but I find the idea of influence and impact to be highly energizing. Who doesn’t want to see their life have influence and impact?
But, influencing lives can have a dark, scary side… at the same time you are influencing others:
Your decisions WILL impact the lives of others… for good or for bad.
That is a sobering reality.
Read on to learn about some hidden factors that can cause your decisions to turn out badly (for everyone)… and what you can do about it. Read more...
The magnitude of the problems we solve will determine the size of the impact we make on the world.
Since 2005, I’ve been coaching and mentoring people to live their greatest life. Everyone I’ve worked with wants to make an impact with their life. The biggest problem they face is knowing how to do it.
For more than a decade, I’ve been passionate about this same subject and have done extensive research on the subject. I’ve discovered that the best way to change the world is to solve societal problems. I will show you an excellent time-tested approach that you can use to solve any problem. I’m confident that if you apply this information, you will start taking the crucial steps to making your life count. Read more...
To be valued by your followers and to have an outstanding and high performance in work is every leader’s ultimate goal. Leadership is a large role in any career development, and one has to put in the time, hard work and commitment to achieve results. Just like any other skill, leadership requires continuous learning and consistent practicing till perfection is attained.
To be an effective leader you need to be resilient, patient, understanding and a role model. Having technical skills alone does not cut it; one needs soft skills to make a successfully all rounded leader. Here are some ways to instantly elevate your leadership skills that will guarantee growth. Read more...
I am always striving to increase my productivity. My guess is that you are too. I wish this was an easy goal to just check off but I have found that it’s not that easy. Increased productivity doesn’t come by blinking your eyes and clicking your heels. Oh, how I wish it did!
However, there are a few steps that you can take to help make the shift in your schedule and energy output in order to push your productivity to the next level.
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Here are the 3 Simple Steps To Increase Your Productivity Immediately: Read more...
Time is a valuable asset. There are not enough hours in the day for a church leader to achieve everything they could do. Some of the things leaders spend their time doing produce a low return while other things produce a tremendous return or benefits.
Great church leaders are stewards of their time by concentrating on certain top priorities. Those areas include personal devotions, training and equipping staff and volunteers, and building and strengthening relationships. Spending a large portion of your time and energy in those areas will allow you to be a successful church leader. Let’s discuss each one of those areas.
1. Personal Devotions
Self-leadership is essential for every church leader. In the context of church leadership, this means being able to lead yourself toward and concentrating on the Creator. You have to place your relationship with God higher than anything else. One of the best ways to remain closely connected with God is through daily devotions and implementing regular spiritual practices. Read more...