The five characteristics of successful change leaders are:
- They assume that change is taking place at an increasing pace
- They put the organization they lead above themselves
- They are willing to look in the mirror
- They don’t think they have all the answers
- They are courageous
Living Proof Live Simulcast Recap—LifeWay Women
“The opposite of a spirit of slavery is the spirit of adoption.”
For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!” – Romans 8:15
Four Ways Leaders Should Rebuke and Challenge—Eric Geiger
A leader recently asked me for counsel on “how to confront someone.” My response was, “How do you like to be confronted?”
I answered the question with a question because all of us, at some point, need confrontation. If we believe that sanctification is a lifelong process and that the Lord uses community to mature us, then we must also believe that every one of us benefits from correction. Just as there are times when you sense you should confront another believer, there will be times when the Lord uses another to correct and challenge you. Such is the beauty of Christian community. Because we all need confrontation, it is wise and loving to confront others the way you want to be confronted. Rebuke others the way you would like to be rebuked.
7 Attributes of a Maturing Leader—Ron Edmondson
The best leaders I know don’t have all the answers. They haven’t got everything figured out yet. Most wouldn’t even consider themselves “experts” in the field of leadership. (I certainly don’t consider myself to be one.) They are humbled why people would ask for their input. They realize they have much to learn.
What they have done and are doing is to continue maturing as a leader. The best leaders I know are consistently getting better.
7 Signs Your Culture is Sick—Dan Rockwell
I don’t want to be a pessimist, but I think there’s more sickness in organizational cultures than health.
Healthy organizational culture results from focused attention.
Sick cultures indicate distraction and neglect.