6 Steps To Having A Tough Conversation

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 […]

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February 13th, 2017

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3 ways leaders drive people nuts

Thanks Leadership Freak for these three ways leaders drive people nuts #1. Respond emotionally to problems, failure, or tough situations. Emotionally unpredictable leaders are bullies. People walk on eggshells when you’re emotionally unpredictable. Emotional leaders distract and drain teammates. Make snap decisions in the moment. Change your mind later. Throw-up your hands in frustration. Passion […]

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April 23rd, 2016

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4 Steps To Better Leadership In The New Year

Great words from William Vanderbloemen This New Year’s Eve, over a billion people will tune in as the ball drops in Times Square and we all say “farewell” to the past year and “hello” to the next. One of my family’s traditions is to gather around our family room with friends and reflect on what […]

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December 31st, 2015

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Leadership Moment

Mary Jo Asmus has some good things to say about leadership … She writes … You walked into your office early today. It looks pretty much the same as you left it. The first thing you do is to fire up your computer, check voicemail, check email and grab a cup of coffee in the […]

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November 28th, 2015

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