7 Easy Ways to Encourage Innovation on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

Most leaders want to lead an innovative organization. As leaders, we can’t force innovation. We can’t mandate innovative people. And, if our people haven’t been innovative in a while, then there may not be much innovation going on in our world.

7 Suggestions to Encourage Innovation on a Team

Ron Edmondson

Most leaders want to lead an innovative organization. As leaders, we can’t force innovation. We can’t mandate innovative people. And, if our people haven’t been innovative in a while, then there may not be much innovation going on in our world.

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7 Ways to Ensure Your Email Gets Read | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Business » 7 Ways to Ensure Your Email Gets Read 7 Ways to Ensure Your Email Gets Read January 11, 2011 in Business , Innovation , Leadership with 35 Comments I’ve been having a problem with my youngest son lately. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 3 December 29, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Innovation , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 9 Comments This week we are writing life plans for the coming year. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Where My Best Ideas Come From | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Where My Best Ideas Come From Where My Best Ideas Come From January 22, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement , Innovation with 24 Comments Where do you get your best ideas? All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

50+ Examples of “Successful Leadership Requires…” | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

5 Examples of Leading Outside the Norm 4 Times a Leader Should Strategize on Making a Decision 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. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

10 Problems with Doing the Best You Know How To Do

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Problems with Doing the Best You Know How To Do appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Church Planting Innovation Leadership Life PlanYears ago in a company we owned, there was a young man who worked for me who had tremendous potential.

5 Ways I Expand My Leadership Potential

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Ways I Expand My Leadership Potential appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Church Revitalization Innovation LeadershipIt takes an intentional effort to improve as a leader.

5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Step Process to Write a Simple, but Achievable Life Plan appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Encouragement Innovation Leadership Life Plan Here’s a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan.

7 Hidden Costs of Attempting to Eliminate Risk

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Hidden Costs of Attempting to Eliminate Risk appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Church Planting Church Revitalization Innovation LeadershipEvery leader I know attempts to limit a certain amount of risk when making decisions or leading change.

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7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation LeadershipThere are times I’m a better leader than other times. Sometimes this is my fault. Other times the cause is unavoidable.

10 Ways to Encourage Innovation

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I firmly believe it is a mistake of leaders to feel they can force innovation or even create innovative people. Innovation, in its purest form, means change. Great innovation comes from the gut. Culture of Innovation.

The Number One Reason People Resist Change

Ron Edmondson

The post The Number One Reason People Resist Change appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Innovation LeadershipAfter years of leading change I’ve discovered some things about the process. One of those discoveries is change will face resistance. All change.

7 Suggestions to Motivate the Leaders on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Suggestions to Motivate the Leaders on Your Team appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation LeadershipHave you ever wondered how to motivate a leader? If you have leaders on your team, no doubt you want the maximum potential out of them.

A Key Component of Easter – Post-Easter Evaluation

Ron Edmondson

The post A Key Component of Easter – Post-Easter Evaluation appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Planting Church Revitalization Encouragement Innovation LeadershipDon't Miss It!

Freedom Passes – The New Math of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post Freedom Passes – The New Math of Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Change Church Planting Innovation Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipWhen I was in school I had a love-hate relationship with math.

7 Dangers of Leading in Isolation

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Dangers of Leading in Isolation appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Church Planting Church Revitalization Innovation LeadershipI sat with a new pastor not long ago trying to hold a church together long enough to help it build again.

4 Reasons Leadership Development Doesn’t Occur

Ron Edmondson

The post 4 Reasons Leadership Development Doesn’t Occur appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Innovation Leadership Ministry Organizational Leadership Team Leadership Most churches admit they need more leaders.

7 Ways I Regain Focus For My Work

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Ways I Regain Focus For My Work appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation LeadershipI’m fairly productive as a person, but the truth is, I get distracted easily and have a hard time staying focused at times.

10 Principles of God Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Principles of God Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Encouragement God Innovation LeadershipHow would we lead if we led as God inspired us to lead? What does godly leadership look like? I put some thought into this question recently.

3 Simple Steps to Reproduce Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 3 Simple Steps to Reproduce Church Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation LeadershipIt is called discipleship. In every church I’ve been in, people want to reproduce leaders, but few think they know how. Sometimes we complicate things in leadership.

10 Problems with Doing the Best You Know How To Do

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Problems with Doing the Best You Know How To Do appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Church Church Planting Innovation Leadership Life Plan Years ago in a company I owned, there was a young man who worked for me who had tremendous potential.

7 Seemingly Unproductive Actions Which Are Valuable in Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Seemingly Unproductive Actions Which Are Valuable in Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation Leadership Organizational LeadershipMuch of what a leader does can seem unproductive at times – and that is a good thing.

Three Common Fears of Every Young Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post Three Common Fears of Every Young Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Innovation Jesus Kingdom I’m convinced. After years mentoring younger leaders, there is something all of us leaders with more experience need to know. Every young leader shares some common fears.

10 Inexpensive Ways to Develop People on Your Team

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Inexpensive Ways to Develop People on Your Team appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Innovation Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipWhen budgets are stretched, development often is pushed to the back burner or cut altogether from the budget.

One of My Most Repeated Principles of Leadership – and Life – Which Can Make Your Life Better

Ron Edmondson

The post One of My Most Repeated Principles of Leadership – and Life – Which Can Make Your Life Better appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Church Family Innovation Leadership Organizational LeadershipHow’s this for a title? One principal for a better life? Really?

4 Reasons People You Lead May Not Want to Learn or Grow

Ron Edmondson

The post 4 Reasons People You Lead May Not Want to Learn or Grow appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Innovation Leadership Team Leadership

3 Places to Find New Church Leaders

Ron Edmondson

The post 3 Places to Find New Church Leaders appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Church Planting Church Revitalization Innovation Leadership Organizational LeadershipI was working with a church recently facing a growth barrier.

The Most Successful Organizations Empower People to Think

Ron Edmondson

The post The Most Successful Organizations Empower People to Think appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation Leadership Organizational Leadership Team LeadershipWithout worrying about the rules. Several years ago I had problems with my cable service.

5 Reasons Your Dream Life Never Came True

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Reasons Your Dream Life Never Came True appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Call to Ministry Innovation Life Plan MarriageMany of us start out with better dreams than we are currently living. The fact is I talk to a lot of frustrated people in my work.

10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 10 Things You Can Do Today to Improve as a Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Innovation LeadershipMost leaders want to improve. I hear from leaders weekly who want to get better in their role. They want to improve so the organization they lead can improve.

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5 Times Change is Hardest to Lead

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Times Change is Hardest to Lead appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Church Innovation LeadershipChange is hard – almost always. Sometimes change is harder than other times.

7 Impractical Leadership Principles and Why I Use Them

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Impractical Leadership Principles and Why I Use Them appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Church Innovation LeadershipI talk to pastors frequently who find themselves in a difficult situation.

7 Criteria to be a Good Change Agent Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Criteria to be a Good Change Agent Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Church Innovation LeadershipIn my observation, many leaders want change and know they need to lead for change, but they haven’t been able to actually produce change.

5 Really Bad Reasons to Plant a Church

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Really Bad Reasons to Plant a Church appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Planting Church Revitalization Innovation LeadershipI love church planters.

7 Things We’ve Learned about Reaching Millennials

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Things We’ve Learned about Reaching Millennials appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Church Planting Church Revitalization Culture Family Innovation Leadership YouthThe statistics are staggering.

Understanding The Power of Caged Momentum

Ron Edmondson

The post Understanding The Power of Caged Momentum appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Church Planting Church Revitalization Innovation Leadership VisionThis is huge. In church planting, I learned an important leadership principle.

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7 Secrets to Being a High Achiever

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Secrets to Being a High Achiever appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Encouragement Innovation LeadershipI get asked frequently how I am able to get so much done and still take care of myself and my family. I pastor a large church.

7 Steps to Achieve Your Dreams

Ron Edmondson

The post 7 Steps to Achieve Your Dreams appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Christians Church Church Planting Encouragement Faith Fear Innovation Leadership Life Plan Vision I love and encourage dreaming. I think dreaming is healthy for our emotional well-being.

5 Questions to Ask When Facing Rejection as a Leader

Ron Edmondson

The post 5 Questions to Ask When Facing Rejection as a Leader appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Change Church Fear Innovation LeadershipWhen I started an insurance business from scratch, I made hundreds of cold calls. Lots of people told me no.