5 Ethical Things to Know when Blogging about Struggles in Your Current Position

Ron Edmondson

I had an interesting question recently: Do you have a “7 ethical things to know if you are going to blog while serving in a local church” blog post? When you don’t agree with leadership, but you don’t feel released from your position, is there anyway to ethically talk about that? The ethical thing to do is to write in an attempt to help others.

Costa Rica Report, Part 5 (Seeking Wisdom)

Ron Edmondson

We worked well together, developed great systems, and shared the same work ethics. Share This: Related posts: Costa Rica Report, Part 1 Costa Rica Report, Part 4 (Spending Time with a Daughter) Costa Rica Mission Trip Recap Costa Rica Report, Part 2 Encouraged by Big Faith: Costa Rica Report, Part 3 About Ron Edmondson: Church planter and pastor with a heart for strategy, leadership and marketing; especially geared toward developing churches and growing and improving the Kingdom of God.

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Some of my best work…

Ron Edmondson

The post Some of my best work… appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Can Non-Profit Work Encourage a Poor Work Ethic?

7 Ways to Maintain Respect as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

Have good work ethic. But, having a good work ethic doesn’t mean over-working either. The post 7 Ways to Maintain Respect as a Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. People follow people they trust. They trust people they respect. As a leader, one of your most valuable and needed assets is the respect of the people you are trying to lead. If a leader is respected, people will follow him or her almost anywhere.

25 People You Should Say Thank You To Today

Ron Edmondson

The post 25 People You Should Say Thank You To Today appeared first on Ron Edmondson. What Does Your Work Ethic Say About You? Thankfulness is a virtue that we often ignore. Sometimes we get so caught up in our own little world that we forget to thank the people who have helped us the most. Then there are people who just simply need thanking to help them feel better about their own situation. Everyone likes to be appreciated.

5 Voices Church Leaders Should Be Listening to Right Now

Ron Edmondson

ERLC – When it came to whether or not we should ethically apply for government relief funds, Russell Moore and his team were my most trusted voice. The post 5 Voices Church Leaders Should Be Listening to Right Now appeared first on Ron Edmondson. There is so much information today about COVID-19 and how the church needs to respond to it – especially going forward. I’ve been invited to more webinars than I can count. I receive new suggestions everyday.

Legacy…My Grandfather

Ron Edmondson

I think I inherited my work ethic partially from him. The post Legacy…My Grandfather appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Edmondson, Sr. Legacy. It’s what we leave behind. Mostly after we’re gone. The memories… The witness… The example to follow… My grandfather died last night. He left a legacy. It’s sad, but I’m having a hard time seeing it as a heavy loss. Not that I won’t miss him. I will. But he was 101 years old.

19 Key Leadership Competencies & Behaviors from 29 Top Experts

Miles Anthony Smith

Key components of courage include clarity of one’s own values, a deep sense of ethicality, being positively self-critical,being able to let go and move on, resilience to setbacks. Ron Edmondson ( Leadership Expert ) Intentionality Dale Carnegie - How to Win Friends and Influence People. 29 Leadership Experts Share Their Top 19 Leadership Competencies & Behaviors for Success (Plus Leaderboard) It seems that the world has a lack of leadership these days, doesn’t it?

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7 Actions When You Can’t Respect the Leader

Ron Edmondson

Do your best – While you are there be above reproach in your work ethic. The post 7 Actions When You Can’t Respect the Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. It’s not uncommon that I receive a message from a staff member of another church struggling with the current leadership. The question is usually how they can continue to be where they don’t support the vision and direction of the pastor.

Releasing an Employee For A Less Obvious Offense

Ron Edmondson

All of these left unattended will likely bring down the morale and work ethic of the rest of the team. The post Releasing an Employee For A Less Obvious Offense appeared first on Ron Edmondson. One of the hardest decision a leader makes is to release someone from employment. Making any kind of employment decision comes with the sobering reality, regardless of what the person did wrong, that the decision will likely impact others who are many times innocent.

Recharging – Critical Advice for Today’s Leaders

Ron Edmondson

We see this work ethic in Jesus’ ministry, as he works faithfully at all times to share the Gospel. The post Recharging – Critical Advice for Today’s Leaders appeared first on Ron Edmondson. This is a guest post by Jeremie Kubicek – co-founder of GiANT Worldwide – a global company dedicated to leadership transformation through intentional apprenticeship.

What Every Senior Pastor Needs From His Staff

Ron Edmondson

It’s a task that requires determination, tenacity and a work ethic that rivals most NFL coaches. The post What Every Senior Pastor Needs From His Staff appeared first on Ron Edmondson. This is a guest post by Eric Speir. Eric is a staff pastor, writer, blogger and educator. He likes to use biblical principles, coaching, practical wisdom and encouragement to help others to thrive in every area of their life.

10 Ways To Be A Great Non-Profit Board Member

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Ways To Be A Great Non-Profit Board Member appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Can Non-Profit Work Encourage a Poor Work Ethic? I believe in public service and giving back to the community. While I was in the business world, serving in an elected office, and now in ministry I have continued to volunteer in the community in which I live. I believe it’s truly the best way to be a Kingdom-builder.

4 Reasons Every Pastor Needs a Good Pastor Friend

Ron Edmondson

But, one helpful thing in counseling was the ability to glean from one another in, for example, potentially perceived ethical situations. The post 4 Reasons Every Pastor Needs a Good Pastor Friend appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Every pastor needs at least one good pastor friend. I’m thankful to serve and have served in churches with a good number of staff members I consider not only co-laborers, but friends.

10 Defining Words of a Stellar Leader

Ron Edmondson

Integrity – adherence to moral and ethical principles; soundness of moral character; honesty. The post 10 Defining Words of a Stellar Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leadership is abuzz these days. Everyone is talking about it. I’m not the only blog — or certainly not the best blog — that addresses leadership frequently.

7 Non-Negotiable Values for Teams I Lead

Ron Edmondson

Work ethic – To the best of your ability, realizing that the best plans sometimes fail, do what you say you will do when you said you will do it. The post 7 Non-Negotiable Values for Teams I Lead appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leader, What do you look for when you bring a person on to your team? What expectations do you have for people who serve on your team?

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Attitude Reflects Leadership

N2Growth Blog

Ron Edmondson This is a challenging post Mike. Unless an untreated psychological, neurological or psychiatric condition exists, an inability to change is likely self-inflicted by one or all of the following: no recognition of needed change; no desire to change, or lack of work ethic needed to cause the change.

7 Benchmarks Towards Success in an Organization

Ron Edmondson

I was naive early in my leadership to believe everyone shared my work ethic. The post 7 Benchmarks Towards Success in an Organization appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Great organizations don’t just appear. There is a method to the madness. I wonder sometimes, however, if we make it seem more difficult than it is to create success in an organization.

When the Employee May Have to Go — The Hardest Decision a Leader Makes

Ron Edmondson

It could be bringing down the morale and work ethic of the rest of the team. The post When the Employee May Have to Go — The Hardest Decision a Leader Makes appeared first on Ron Edmondson. One of the hardest decision a leader makes is to release someone from employment. I’ve only known a few very callous people who weren’t extremely burdened by having to fire someone.

4 Things For Profits Can Learn From Non-profits

Ron Edmondson

The post 4 Things For Profits Can Learn From Non-profits appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Can Non-Profit Work Encourage a Poor Work Ethic? I’ve been in vocational ministry…my primary income came from ministry work…non-profits…for over ten years now. My professional career, however, is much longer. I had over 20 years in management and leadership positions in secular (for profit) work prior to ministry.

7 Non-Negotiable Values for Teams I Lead

Ron Edmondson

Work ethic. The post 7 Non-Negotiable Values for Teams I Lead appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leader, what do you look for when you bring a person on to your team? More importantly perhaps, what expectations do you have for people who serve on your team? Over the years, both of these questions have been important for me to answer. I think it’s valuable to know yourself well enough you understand the qualities in people with whom you work best.

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Why I Require Our Staff to Work on Christmas Eve

Ron Edmondson

The post Why I Require Our Staff to Work on Christmas Eve appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Related posts: Can Non-Profit Work Encourage a Poor Work Ethic? I’m not a huge rule-maker. I like to operate in freedom and so I try to leader others that way. I’m strict about very few things. Can I be completely honest? — I’d rather break a rule than keep one. Certainly I love to write better rules.). I’m a little different on Christmas Eve. I’m strict.