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If God Gives You Influence…

Ron Edmondson

A Reminder to Pastors and Church Leaders If God gives you influence the enemy gives you attention! They are human – imperfect humans.

7 Ways I Gain Influence with My Team

Ron Edmondson

John Maxwell says leadership is influence. If that’s true, then how does a leader develop that influence with the people he or she leads?

3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

I previously wrote a post about “leading up&# called 5 Ways to Influence those Who Lead You , but it addresses a leader who may not be giving you a seat at the table, but not one who is necessarily a controlling leader. A leader who attempts to control everything within his or her realm is much harder to influence.

A Christmas Newsletter from the Edmondson Family 2011

Ron Edmondson

It has been a great year for the Edmondson’s. Related posts: Merry Christmas From The Edmondson Family. Merry Christmas!

Free Friday Book Giveaway: The Missional Mom | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

It won’t minimize the importance of a woman’s role in her home but it will encourage her to not ignore the stirrings God has planted within her to extend her influence. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

5 Ways I Expand My Leadership Potential

Ron Edmondson

I think the best leaders expand their influence and leadership potential by continuing to learn and grow in experience. Invest in other people.

10 Good Prayers of an Effective Leader

Ron Edmondson

Dear Lord, help me to love people and use my influence for the good of others and Your glory. In Jesus name, Amen. No related posts.

Leaders: Influencing Others By Listening « Linked 2 Leadership

Linked 2 Leadership

Two Ears, One Mouth So many times we try to influence by pulling people into our viewpoint by lectures and arguments. Linkage Inc. Gary B.

12 Leadership Principles of Jesus

Ron Edmondson

These Inspire Me There are many leaders I admire who have influenced my own leadership. I also love to learn from a great athletic coach.

7 Unwritten Rules which Shape an Organization

Ron Edmondson

What are the circles of influence? Who has influence with peers? I wrote about this idea HERE. How does it responds to change?

4 Theories of How a Leader Becomes Controlling

Ron Edmondson

The post 4 Theories of How a Leader Becomes Controlling appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Pride is rampant. Ideas are squashed. Failure. Fanfare.

5 Ways to Show People You Really Are Authentic

Ron Edmondson

Don’t exaggerate who you are, your position, influence, or knowledge. When I can find a good bargain I’m excited. Be honest.

A Harsh Reality of Leading Today

Ron Edmondson

The post A Harsh Reality of Leading Today appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Leading with Control Versus Leading with Influence.

10 Personal Resolutions Guaranteed to Improve Your Ministry Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Personal Resolutions Guaranteed to Improve Your Ministry Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Be honest.

7 Life Giving Statements Everyone Needs to Hear

Ron Edmondson

As we seek to be like Him, we have an opportunity within our influence to be people-builders. Words are powerful. A huge difference. I love you!

7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Negative influences. The post 7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Sometimes this is my fault. Pride.

7 Suggestions to Motivate the Leaders on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

They may lead entirely different – they may have different causes and interests, but most leaders are motivated by similar influences.

7 Dangers of Prideful Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Protecting position at any cost – Proud leaders try to keep others from gaining power or influence. They have their name on every award.

7 Popular Myths about Leadership

Ron Edmondson

John Maxwell says, “Leadership is influence.” Leadership IS about influence. ” I love that simple definition. Really?

Top 5 Obstacles to Having a Great Christian Marriage

Ron Edmondson

Outside influences. Every marriage has influences beyond their immediate control, but that have profound and direct impact on the marriage.

7 Suggestions for Parenting Adult Children

Ron Edmondson

That’s why it’s important to grab their heart early so your influence sticks. I want to protect my influence in their life.

5 Ways to Help Young Leaders Succeed

Ron Edmondson

Give them a seat at the table of influence. The post 5 Ways to Help Young Leaders Succeed appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

The Power of a Leader

Ron Edmondson

7 Ways to Keep a Leader on Your Team Mature Leaders Don’t Abuse Power 10 Questions With Leader Wayne Elsey: Soles4Souls Ministry 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.

12 Leadership Principles of Jesus That Inspire Me

Ron Edmondson

There are many leaders I admire who have influenced my own leadership. I also love to learn from a great athletic coach. I love leadership.

7 Things Every Leader Needs to Quit Immediately

Ron Edmondson

It’s about relational influence. The post 7 Things Every Leader Needs to Quit Immediately appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

7 Dangers of Leading in Isolation

Ron Edmondson

The isolated leader never reaches his or her full potential as a leader, because they shut out influences, which would actually help them grow.

7 Reminders for Pastors and Ministry Leaders who use Social Media

Ron Edmondson

You influence people. If you are in a ministry leadership position you have positional influence. The way you use it matters. Leadershi

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People Have Power

Ron Edmondson

It doesn’t matter what your structure is, if people have influence, regardless of their position, or lack thereof, they have power.

7 Statements Every Leader Needs To Use Often

Ron Edmondson

Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others. Tell them. Tell them.

7 Thoughts on Creating Unity in a Church for a New Pastor

Ron Edmondson

Embrace the influencers. Keep these natural influencers and encouragers close and informed and empower them to help create unity.

Here are 5 ways I Expand My Leadership Potential

Ron Edmondson

I think the best leaders expand their influence and leadership potential by continuing to learn and grow in experience. Let me explain.

7 Random Suggestions for Younger Leader

Ron Edmondson

Be a genuinely positive influence on your team. The post 7 Random Suggestions for Younger Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

My 7 Part Strategy for a New Leadership Position

Ron Edmondson

I tried to get to know the staff and key influencers in the church. Whenever I enter a new position, I want to be strategic. Did the unexpected.

7 Ways to Help a New Staff Member Succeed

Ron Edmondson

Don’t make him or her find out on their own who the influencers are – good or bad. ” What a great question! Stay close.

5 Do’s and Don’ts to Gain Respect as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Do’s and Don’ts to Gain Respect as a Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. 7 Ways I Gain Influence with My Team.

7 Statements Every Leader Needs To Use Often

Ron Edmondson

Almost as a cheerleader rousing the crowd at a game, the leader uses his or her influence to bring out the best in others. I need your help.

7 Of My Biggest Frustrations as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

They use their influence to disrupt an organization’s progress – rather than enhance it. I think it is true in leadership too.

10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Son Today

Ron Edmondson

My parenting these days is one of influence. The post 10 Things I’d Do If I Were Raising a Son Today appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

10 Harsh Realities of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

They are leveraging influence today for something better that may not be realized until some tomorrow. I love leadership. I feel called to it.

A Word of Encouragement to the Small Town Pastor

Ron Edmondson

I would love to see the church I pastor have half the influence in the community where I live. They compare notoriety rather than influence.