Thanks Jay Mitchell for some great advise. Jay is talking from the perspective of staff members that serve in a church, but it can really apply to any situation. One of the questions I will regularly ask candidates during an interview is this: Describe a time when you had to have a difficult conversation with […]Read More 6 Steps To Having A Tough Conversation
Taken from an blog by Leo Babauta of Zen Habits, a father of six children. Being a father can be a wonderful thing, once you get past all the gross stuff, all the stressful events, the loss of privacy, and the bewildering numbers of ways you can screw it up. But other than those few […]Read More Dave’s Top Five Tips for Fathers
Thanks to goascend.biz fro these thoughts 1. Focus on clarity and understanding. It’s imperative to give full attention to the person you are communicating with so that you can make sure you understand each other clearly. 2. When you are communicating use forward thinking to ensure you are giving complete details to assure clarity. 3. […]Read More Top 12 ways to Improve Communication Skills!
The longer I swim in the sea of church leadership, the more I discover new and helpful skills that all lead to one thing … helping others know God. Often, when I’m in a conversation with someone, and they are expecting me to fulfill a role, I will pause in the middle of the conversation […]Read More Coaching, Consulting, Mentoring & Discipleship
Thanks Inc.com for this information The original edition of The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson is one of the best-selling business books of all time, selling millions of copies since it was published more than three decades ago. It was a simple story well told–a parable–and leaders around the world adopted […]Read More Micro Meetings