The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast – Episode 0

Ron Edmondson

Welcome to The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast , a podcast of practical, actionable tips from real-life stories in leadership and ministry. The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast is a podcast featuring Ron Edmondson and his son, Nate Edmondson.

5 Unique Coaching and Consulting Offerings from Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

If my 35 plus years of leadership experience can help you, your church or organization, I would be honored. The post 5 Unique Coaching and Consulting Offerings from Ron Edmondson appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Planting Church Revitalization Leadership

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10 Characteristics of God Leadership | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » 10 Characteristics of God Leadership 10 Characteristics of God Leadership January 3, 2011 in Encouragement , God , Innovation , Leadership with 16 Comments One of my Top Posts of 2010 was a post entitled 10 Characteristics of Good Leadership. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Announcing a Life and Career Transition for Ron and Cheryl Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

A Life Transition for The Edmondsons. I recently resigned my position as CEO of Leadership Network. Leadership Network has a long, great history of helping the Church accelerate growth and innovation. As our new leadership team began to plan for 2020, I saw my role shifting from one of building something new to more maintaining and managing. Likewise, in fairness, Leadership Network needs someone leading who is fully engaged at what the position requires of them.

8 Random Leadership Axioms | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Business » 8 Random Leadership Axioms 8 Random Leadership Axioms January 12, 2011 in Business , Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 18 Comments My mind thinks a lot about leadership. Leadership is hard… If it were easy, everyone would be doing it…and everyone is not.

7 Reactions to Controlling Leadership | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Business » 7 Reactions to Controlling Leadership 7 Reactions to Controlling Leadership January 18, 2011 in Business , Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 16 Comments Recently I was speaking with someone about their experience with a controlling leader. What would you add to my list of reactions to controlling leadership?

Scripture Memorization, Week 1 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Church » Bible » Scripture Memorization, Week 1 Scripture Memorization, Week 1 January 1, 2011 in Bible , Encouragement , Kingdom with 76 Comments For years, I had a practice of committing Bible verses to memory. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » 3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader 3 Ways to Respond to a Controlling Leader January 19, 2011 in Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 11 Comments I have written a good deal recently about controlling leadership. As most of my posts do, this stems from current or past experience in leadership.

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

Ron Edmondson

You know the kind… I talk weekly to ministers serving on church staffs around the country who are struggling with the leadership of the church where they serve, mainly because of the leadership…or lack thereof…coming from senior leadership in the church. Perhaps you understand… I decided, since I have such awesome Twitter followers…and most people have an idea of what they think successful leadership looks like…that I’d put the subject to the test.

Motivational Quote: Ship to Sail | Ron Edmondson

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7 Ways to Maintain Respect as a Leader | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » 7 Ways to Maintain Respect as a Leader 7 Ways to Maintain Respect as a Leader January 6, 2011 in Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 11 Comments As a leader, one of your most valuable assets is the respect of the people you are leading.

Merry Christmas from the Edmondson's

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Merry Christmas from the Edmondson’s Merry Christmas from the Edmondson’s December 25, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Grace Community Church with 35 Comments Merry Christmas! All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Love December 22, 2010 in Encouragement , God , Jesus , Life Plan , Ministry with 1 Comment For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.

If a Wife Wants to Encourage a Husband | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » If a Wife Wants to Encourage a Husband If a Wife Wants to Encourage a Husband February 12, 2011 in Encouragement , Marriage , Marriage Moment with 13 Comments I keep this note, attached to this picture, on my desk at the office. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Life December 23, 2010 in Encouragement , Faith , God , Jesus with 1 Comment When Jesus spoke again to the people He said, “I am the light of the world. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Costa Rica Mission Trip Recap | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Costa Rica Mission Trip Recap Costa Rica Mission Trip Recap January 16, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement , Grace Community Church , Kingdom , Ministry , Missions with 3 Comments In case you missed it, this past week I’ve been in Costa Rica with a team from Grace Community Church working with Jason and Kerby Harpst.

Free Friday Book Giveaway: The Missional Mom | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Family » Children » Free Friday Book Giveaway: The Missional Mom Free Friday Book Giveaway: The Missional Mom February 11, 2011 in Children , Culture , Encouragement , Family , Parenting , Uncategorized with 52 Comments I have four copies of a book to give away today. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

One Place I Receive Motivation | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Family » Children » One Place I Receive Motivation One Place I Receive Motivation January 26, 2011 in Children , Encouragement , Family , Life Plan , Parenting with 7 Comments I always joke that Cheryl keeps pictures on her desk so she can look at the ones she loves, but I keep pictures on my desk so I don’t forget the people I love. (Don’t

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.

My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway My Top 5 Books This Year – Book Giveaway December 21, 2010 in Leadership , Ministry with 63 Comments Winners of the my favorite book giveaway: @rlscovens Jason Stewart Congratulations…They each get their choice of one of my five favorite books of 2010!

Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time Your Favorite Christmas Songs of All Time December 23, 2010 in Culture , Encouragement , Jesus with 6 Comments I love the readers of this blog, my Twitter and my Facebook friends! All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

I'm Mission Bound: Costa Rica | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » I’m Mission Bound: Costa Rica I’m Mission Bound: Costa Rica January 7, 2011 in Culture , Jesus , Kingdom , Ministry , Missions with 21 Comments Tomorrow morning…very, very early tomorrow morning….I’ll All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » 7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader 7 Warning Signs You May Be a Controlling Leader January 10, 2011 in Leadership , Organizational Leadership , Team Leadership with 16 Comments I’m seeing and hearing more about controlling leadership lately.

The End of Teams as We Know It

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Interesting short video I cam across the other day: Harvard Business School professor Amy Edmondson talks with Professor Karl Moore about teams. Edmondson argues that the future of teams is also the end of traditional teams. Leadership edmondson teams

Where My Best Ideas Come From | Ron Edmondson

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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.

Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 Step by Step Writing a Life Plan for 2011 January 1, 2011 in Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 6 Comments All week I wrote a simple, step-by-step process to writing a life plan for 2011. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

What does the sign of Christmas say? | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » What does the sign of Christmas say? Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Joy Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Peace 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.

We Are All Different…Diversity Week 1 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » We Are All Different…Diversity Week 1 We Are All Different…Diversity Week 1 January 2, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement , Funny with 30 Comments I’m doing some fun posts over the weekend in 2011 aimed at engaging my readership, but also learning from each other. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Martin Luther King Jr's Last Speech Should Be Ours | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » Martin Luther King Jr’s Last Speech Should Be Ours Martin Luther King Jr’s Last Speech Should Be Ours January 17, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement , Faith with 7 Comments I love this clip from what is believed to be the last speech of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church Christmas Eve at Grace Community Church December 20, 2010 in Encouragement , Grace Community Church , Jesus with 1 Comment I can’t tell you how excited I am about the Christmas Eve services this year at Grace Community Church. 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 1 | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 1 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 1 December 27, 2010 in Encouragement , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 39 Comments This week, as we head into a new year, I want to help you think through life planning. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

How Leaders Create Effective Teams

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Leadership Actions Can Promote Teaming. It takes leadership to adhere to process discipline and to help people remember to explore and experiment. In short, leadership is needed to help groups build shared understanding and to coordinate action: Action 1: Frame the situation for learning. Leaders hoping to employ teaming, and to promote the learning that accompanies it, need to develop the leadership skills necessary to engage conflict effectively.

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Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Encouragement » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 4 December 30, 2010 in Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Uncategorized , Vision with 6 Comments We’ve been writing a life plan this week. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

Friday Discussion: Why People Don't Attend Church | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Church » Friday Discussion: Why People Don’t Attend Church Friday Discussion: Why People Don’t Attend Church January 21, 2011 in Church , Culture , Ministry with 103 Comments Let’s discuss church attendance today. 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

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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.

5 Questions to Unpack a Bible Passage to Teach | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Church » Bible » 5 Questions to Unpack a Bible Passage to Teach 5 Questions to Unpack a Bible Passage to Teach January 5, 2011 in Bible , God , Grace Community Church , Kingdom , Leadership , Ministry with 13 Comments Someone asked me recently how I address a Bible passage in order to teach about it.

Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 | Ron Edmondson

Ron Edmondson

Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Leadership » Change » Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 Writing a Life Plan for the New Year, Part 5 December 31, 2010 in Change , Culture , Encouragement , Family , Leadership , Life Plan , Vision with 20 Comments It’s day 5 of our life planning series. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

When the Marriage Won't Move Past Step One | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Family » When the Marriage Won’t Move Past Step One When the Marriage Won’t Move Past Step One December 28, 2010 in Family , Marriage with 3 Comments I once wrote this a post about three questions I use when marriages are in trouble. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

The Art of Loyalty (Loving an Old Pair of Shoes) | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Culture » The Art of Loyalty (Loving an Old Pair of Shoes) The Art of Loyalty (Loving an Old Pair of Shoes) January 23, 2011 in Culture , Encouragement with 12 Comments I’ve had these shoes for 20 plus years. All Posts by Ron Edmondson | Personal Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Share By Email Leave a Reply: Click here to cancel reply.

First Look: Leadership Books for August 2017

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Here's a look at some of the best leadership books to be released in August. The Mythical Leader : The Seven Myths of Leadership by Ron Edmondson. Build your leadership library with these specials on over 39 titles. The Innovation Code : The Creative Power of Constructive Conflict by Jeff DeGraff and Staney DeGraff. The Mood Elevator : Take Charge of Your Feelings, Become a Better You by Larry Senn.

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3 Reasons I’m Launching a Leadership Podcast

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I couldn’t come up with a creative name, so it’s officially The Ron Edmondson Leadership Podcast. I’ll be posting new episodes on this blog and I am also excited to be a part of the Lifeway Leadership Podcast Network. Church Church Planting Church Revitalization Leadership

7 Ways to Maintain Authentic Leadership

Ron Edmondson

A few years ago I met with a group of Millennials in our church – asking them to help me think through leadership today. 7 thoughts to maintain authentic leadership: Make sure yes is yes and no is no. What are some other ways you spot authentic leadership?

7 Courageous Leadership Traits

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But what does it mean when we talk about courageous leadership? The post 7 Courageous Leadership Traits appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Church Planting Church Revitalization LeadershipThere are many courageous leaders in our world today. Certainly coming to mind are the military and emergency personnel who serve faithfully everyday. I’m living again in a military town (I grew up here) and their willingness to go into harm’s way to protect us always inspires me.