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.

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.

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8 Random Leadership Axioms | Ron Edmondson

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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.

Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness | Ron Edmondson

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Home About Consulting Church Family Leadership Navigation: Home » Ministry » Christians » Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness Unwrap Christmas – Gift of Forgiveness December 21, 2010 in Christians , Encouragement , Jesus , Ministry with 6 Comments Jesus came to be a Savior! 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.

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!

Leadership Development for Dummies

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But leadership development may not be as difficult as we often make it out to be. One of the number one questions I get about leadership is how to develop new leaders within an organization. Of course, without people willing to follow a leader, there is no leadership development.

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.

12 Tweetable Leadership Principles

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Here are 12 random leadership axioms in less than 140 characters each. Part of leadership is the willingness to make hard decisions no one else on the team wants to make. The post 12 Tweetable Leadership Principles appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

If a Wife Wants to Encourage a Husband | Ron Edmondson

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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.

12 Leadership Principles of Jesus

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These Inspire Me There are many leaders I admire who have influenced my own leadership. I admire the teachings on leadership by guys like John Maxwell, Andy Stanley, and Patrick Lencioni. I love leadership. Jesus’ leadership is still impacting culture today.

7 Dangers of Prideful Leadership

Ron Edmondson

If you follow this blog, you know I tend to think a great deal about leadership. I have a heart for developing good leadership in the church and in ministry. If we are not careful, our attempt at good leadership will be derailed by the pride of our hearts.

7 Traits of Courageous Leadership

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But, what does it mean when we talk about courage and leadership? The post 7 Traits of Courageous Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Church Church Revitalization Faith Leadership Organizational Leadership Team Leadership

12 Killers of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

In my experience, some of this self-learned the hard way, there are a few killers of good leadership. Any one of these can squelch good leadership. Here are 12 killers of good leadership: Defensiveness – Good leaders don’t wear their feelings on their shoulders.

Great Leaders Develop a Leadership Vocabulary

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Recently, I sat in on a leadership meeting for another organization. This leader had a terrible leadership vocabulary. How is your leadership vocabulary? The post Great Leaders Develop a Leadership Vocabulary appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

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.

7 Examples of Shallow Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Growing in our leadership abilities — including growing in the knowledge of leadership and the relational aspect of leadership– should be a goal for every leader. They remain oblivious to the real health of their leadership and the organization.

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.

7 Popular Myths about Leadership

Ron Edmondson

One thing I learned in obtaining a master’s in leadership is defining leadership is difficult. John Maxwell says, “Leadership is influence.” Still, I have observed leadership is often not easy to define as a few simple words. This is not leadership.

7 Guarantees in Leadership

Ron Edmondson

And, since I talk a great deal about leadership on this blog – these are leadership guarantees. Here are 7 guarantees of leadership: Every decision you make will produce a multiple of responses. The post 7 Guarantees in Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

7 False Beliefs of the Leadership Vacuum

Ron Edmondson

The best leaders, however, avoid what I call the leadership vacuum. I have heard the term leadership vacuum used to describe the need for more leaders, but I believe the biggest void may be within leaders themselves. Leaders, have you ever lived in the leadership vacuum?

20 Leadership Tips in Tweet Length

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A friend emailed me and asked for my “top 20 leadership tips” They were doing a presentation on leadership and were asked to share 20 aspects of great leadership. The post 20 Leadership Tips in Tweet Length appeared first on Ron Edmondson.

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10 Characteristics of God Leadership | Ron Edmondson

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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.

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.

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. In my experience, however, my leadership influence grows the fastest when it grows through the people I’m supposed to be leading.

7 Actions Which Limit Leadership Success

Ron Edmondson

I have been in leadership roles for over three decades now. A mentor of mine always reminds me the success of whatever is being led always reflects back to leadership. Leadership by definition involves guiding people into an unknown. But, leadership involves knowing people.

7 Leadership Principles Life Has Taught Me

Ron Edmondson

Leadership is about something bigger than you. There’s no need for leadership apart from change and so all leaders are change agents. This makes continual vision-casting a premier function of leadership. Have you seen some of these in your leadership?

7 Biblical Leaders and their Leadership Tensions

Ron Edmondson

I know people who shy away from terms such as leadership when talking about church. While I agree with their assessment of our relationship to Christ, I see leadership throughout the Bible. Paul – Has a changing culture ever impacted your leadership? Church Leadership

5 Roadblocks of Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

It reminded me, however, of something I’ve observed in leadership. There are roadblocks in good leadership too. It’s the roadblocks in leadership which we can avoid that tend to be most damaging. Here are 5 roadblocks to good leadership?

8 Most Dangerous Leadership Traits

Ron Edmondson

Most of us live with flaws in our leadership. There are, however, some leadership traits, which a leader can never delegate away. If the leader can’t work through them, in my opinion, his or her leadership will be crippled. Leadership is about moving things forward.

7 Commandments of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

The 7 Commandments of Leadership: Thou shalt protect thy character. In my experience, true character is eventually revealed in leadership. Delegation is not only necessary to be effective in leadership, it’s a necessity in order to truly be a leader. Leadership Ministry

7 Things Which Weaken Good Leadership

Ron Edmondson

If we can begin to identify what interrupts the effectiveness of our leadership, we can become better leaders. I have personally experienced some things in my own life whigh weaken my leadership. Here are 7 things whigh weaken good leadership: Distractions.

10 Harsh Realities of Leadership

Ron Edmondson

I love leadership. I realize the need for good leadership,but the fact is that leadership is hard. It’s the same one we had before we were in senior leadership. Here are 10 harsh realities of leadership: You will at times be unpopular. Leadership Ministry

10 Principles of God Leadership

Ron Edmondson

What does godly leadership look like? I should tell you I believe God is okay with us using good leadership principles in the church — even business principles. I think we can find great leadership principles — the best — and implement them in doing His work.

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

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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.

3 Simple Steps to Reproduce Church Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Sometimes we complicate things in leadership. In fact, finding new leaders – in theory at least – may be one of the easier issues to solve in leadership. The key is having a strategy of leadership reproduction in place and actually working it.

7 Things That Weaken Leadership

Ron Edmondson

If we can begin to identify what interrupts strong leadership, we can become better leaders. I have personally experienced some things in my own life that weaken my leadership. Some would say that’s precisely what leadership does. Leadership is taking people to an unknown.

5 Questions to Help Millennials Grow into Leadership

Ron Edmondson

However, as I’ve started making that transition in my own personal career, I’ve definitely learned the truth behind the idea that “everyone thinks leadership is easy until you become one.”. 5 Questions to Help Millennials Grow into Leadership. Leadership Team Leadership

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.

Freedom Passes – The New Math of Leadership

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I think there is a leadership principle here. It’s the new math of leadership. The post Freedom Passes – The New Math of Leadership appeared first on Ron Edmondson. Business Change Church Planting Innovation Leadership Organizational Leadership Team Leadershi