A leader is always learning. He’s finding new mentors and going back to old mentors. Leading is a never-ending learning adventure.
One of the easiest ways to continue learning is to follow other leaders. These are people who have been there, done that, and are still going. The tried and true leaders.
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Today, I want to introduce you to 7 leaders you should consider following.
7 Leaders Other Leaders Need To Be Following
1. Carey Nieuwhof of The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast: Carey is the founding pastor of Connexus Church. He’s written several inspiring books including his most recent book, Didn’t See It Coming, and hosts an amazing leadership podcast.
Carey delivers impactful lessons on leadership and personal growth. Every leader would be wise to follow Carey. Read more...
There are plenty of ways to become a healthy leader. I’ve shared various ways you can become a healthy leader over the last couple of weeks.
Today, I wanted to bring new voices to the conversation on what a healthy leader looks like. To do this, I reached out to leaders I admire and respect.
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I asked each of these leaders a single question about healthy leadership:
What healthy habits do you attribute to your success as a leader?
Their answers fell into 3 categories: Physical health, mental health, and spiritual health. These 3 areas of health are critical to your success and I’m glad to see a recurring theme among the answers.
I’m thankful to each of the over 50 leaders that responded and were willing to be a part of this expert roundup. I believe their insights into healthy habits of leaders will inspire you to find your own. Read more...
“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...