It can go by names like burnout, discouragement or exhaustion. So it’s no wonder that self awareness, self care and self management are hot topics these days. How are you doing with that? The old saying is true that if
You’ve heard it so many times before. You might even think it is annoying. Yet it is the perfect question for leaders to ask. Maybe it seems inappropriate for a leader to ask about helping. It might even imply that
Does this describe your church or organization? You’ve got a few key players and one or two all stars. Whatever is happening, they are the “go to” people who get it done. You are relieved. Another problem averted, another ministry
Have you ever been surprised at the push back you’ve received from your team or your key volunteers? Perhaps they were slow to even get started and maybe slow walked the task. Maybe you overheard some rumblings about how they
Christian leaders wear a lot of hats in leadership, especially pastors. There’s a lot that determines how one “shows up.” By that we mean one’s demeanor, what and how you say things, how you carry yourself, where you sit or
In 1997 Steve Jobs had just returned to Apple and they were in a shambles. They had some good product but they needed to turn it around quickly. After looking for ad agencies to help, Jobs ultimately chose their former
Certainly there are wonderful people who come to church and are involved in leadership. Yet perhaps you’ve noticed that some of the most talented and most accomplished people and leaders in your church attend very infrequently and don’t volunteer or
Where are you looking? Church leaders (and other leaders) lament that they don’t have enough leaders and that they are getting tired. Sure they are getting tired. It takes a lot for someone to volunteer their time in the church.