If you ask me, Jesus’ example is one every leader should follow. What makes Jesus such a great example of leadership?
He’s the ultimate leader. His example is one we should all follow but will always fall short of.
In this post, we’re going to look at Jesus’ example and how it relates to our leadership.
4 Ways We Can Follow Jesus’ Example In Leadership
1. Jesus had a mission and vision. You need one too:
When Adam sinned in the Garden Of Eden, the world changed. No longer was there peace on earth. Instead, sin entered the world, and the world fell.
Jesus came for a reason. He had a mission of redeeming the world through his sacrifice. He knew what He had to do. And he did it. Jesus stayed on mission during his time on this planet. Read more...
Training up a child in the way he or she should go is difficult. You have so many forces pulling your children in so many different ways. It’s frustrating. It’s challenging. But it’s something you must step up to face.
As a parent, you are responsible for developing leadership skills in your children. Your children are your responsibility.
You have to be willing to mentor and guide your children so they can be next-generation leaders.
Developing Leadership Skills In Your Children
Let me start by saying that I am not a parent. While there’s been a desire to be a parent, my wife and I have not been blessed with children. However, I believe I can still pour into parents looking to develop leadership skills in their children.
Why? Read more...
Conflicts are real. Especially in leadership.
Your abrasiveness, assertiveness, or vision will rub someone the wrong way. And the same goes for those you lead. They’re going to rub you the wrong way.
Conflicts aren’t bad. They’re needed.
I think of the Bible verse Proverbs 27:17. It states
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another
This means conflict can sharpen us. The more you deal with conflict, the better you’ll be. Before you know it, you may have gained skills you didn’t know you needed.
The struggle is that not everyone knows how to handle conflict in leadership. Their conflict resolution skills are lacking.
5 Conflict Resolution Skills For Successful Leaders
Let’s take a peek at five different ways you can resolve conflicts as a leader. These tactics will serve you well when dealing with interpersonal, vendor, and business conflicts. Read more...
Have you ever been in a relationship or organization where communication was poor? You never knew how the other party felt or what changes were being made in the organization.
To you, it felt like chaos reigned supreme.
You felt infuriated. Maybe you felt uninformed. Or you felt that the other person didn’t care for you.
These are all valid feelings when communication is flowing correctly. Communication is the bedrock of any good relationship, business or personal. That’s why every great leader works on their communication.
They want to be able to articulate what they’re feeling, how they’re feeling, what’s happening in the organization or family, and more. Communication is the lifeline you and those you’re in a relationship with need to thrive.
Don’t deprive your team and family of good communication. Let’s take a look at ways you can overcome communication barriers in your leadership and personal relationships. Read more...
You know that if you don’t have trust, you don’t have much in a relationship. Trust is the building block of any good relationship.
But, we don’t start out day one with trust. We have to build trust. And building trust can be tricky.
6 Techniques For Building Trust With Your Team And Family Members
Whether at work or in your home, trust is one thing you must build between you and your family or team members. Trust helps them know that they can count on you when times are tough.
Sometimes, we screw up. We mess up and break that bond of trust. The tips and techniques below will help you build and recover trust when trust has been lost or not yet earned.
Here are 6 techniques to build trust with your team and family members. Read more...