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10 Expectations for Supporting the Senior Pastor

Ron Edmondson

Several years ago, I was asked to speak to executive pastors about a senior pastor’s expectations for their role. Now, as I am transitioning out of the role of senior pastor , I probably have even stronger insight into the subject.

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On Disrupting Yourself

QAspire

I created a series of sketch notes for Tiffani Bova’s “ What’s Next ” podcast where she meets brilliant people to discuss customer experience, growth and innovation. Tiffani Bova is a Global Customer Growth and Innovation Evangelist at Salesforce.

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Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Breaking In

Joseph Lalonde

A Reel Leadership Article I know what you were expecting. You were expecting a leadership lessons from Deadpool 2 article today. Well, you’re not getting it. After watching the first Deadpool movie, I realized it would be too crass and vulgar for a Reel Leadership.

To be the Best, Invest in Relationships AND Results

Great Leadership By Dan

Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: If you had a rare diagnosis of an aggressive disease, wouldn’t you want to be treated by the best of the best doctors?

7 Bottlenecks a Leader Must Avoid

Ron Edmondson

When I owned a small manufacturing company I had to learn the language of the field. I obviously had heard the term bottleneck, but I never really understood it, or the damage it can be, until a bottleneck began to impact whether or not we were profitable as a company.

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7 Common Traits of the Best Leaders I Ever Followed

Ron Edmondson

I’ve been a wisdom seeker all my life. Thankfully, I have had some great leadership influencers in my life and I have sought to learn from each of them. Beginning with my high school principal when I was student body president.

The Choice That Makes You a Leader

Leadership Freak

Obsession with others is avoidance. I have many conversations with leaders. Sometimes those conversations begin by talking about disappointment in teammates or higher ups. It’s necessary to talk through frustrations. But conversations can’t… Continue reading → Accountability Criticism Marks of leaders Taking others higher Leadership Development

Whatever Happened to Respect?

Kevin Eikenberry

Rude, indifferent, emotionally troubled, over-worked, and disengaged employees do more harm to your business and employee productivity than you can afford. As a manager, you deal with it all day, every day.

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4 Weekly Rituals to Implement to Improve Your Company’s Culture

Women on Business

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What's in Your Expectations?

Execupundit

A police captain once told me about a frequent personnel issue he encountered with new lieutenants.

Coaching Leaders: Learning To Lead

CoachStation

Organisations regularly fail to set their leaders up for success. When it comes to development, up and coming managers and leaders themselves are just as responsible and culpable. Coaching provides the opportunity and impetus for growth and change.

Co-Active Leadership

Leading Blog

I T'S EASY TO THINK that you need a title to be a leader. So much of what we talk about when we talk about leadership is in the context of a title. It’s also easy to think that there’s only one way to lead.

Business Dissertation Writing: The Skills You Have to Master Before Getting to Work

Women on Business

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Being grounded in the present as a bridge to your future

Aspire-CS

My grandmother used to say that I needed to stop and smell the roses from time to time. She was a smart woman who knew that my own future was dependent on what I paid attention to in my life as it happened. This is true for leaders too.

When Outside of an Ordered World

Execupundit

[Photo by Josh Calabrease at Unsplash] Some environments are so chaotic that the best you can do is to move in a direction that is generally desirable. You need to do so with speed and flexibility. You lack the time to look for precedents. It is unlikely that any exist.

5 Ways To Strengthen Relationships

Joseph Lalonde

Relationships Matter As a leader, you know relationships matter. They’re all around you from your family relationships, business relationships, and friendship relationships. You can’t avoid relationships. But you can do something.

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Let’s Not Complicate Leadership

Ron Edmondson

Sometimes I think we complicate leadership too much. I frequently talk to pastors and ministry leaders who are stressed out by the things they know they should be doing, but aren’t getting done. They’ve read a blog – maybe even this one – they read a book, listened to a podcast, or attended a conference and they feel defeated by things, which they know could make a difference in their churches, but they’ve never been able to implement them.

How to Build Enthusiasm in a Half-Hearted World

Leadership Freak

Anything you do without enthusiasm makes you less of who you were meant to be. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” ” Ralph Waldo Emerson Once enthusiasm is lost, it’s like starting a… Continue reading → energy Passion Leadership Development organizational success

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Great Movie Posters

Execupundit

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Listen More – Remarkable TV

Kevin Eikenberry

In leadership, there are a couple of types of problems or challenges: there are skill problems and there are habit problems. And in today’s video, I am sharing some ideas with you that will help you to address the habit problem of how to listen more and listen better. Tweet it out: Listening is a […]. The post Listen More – Remarkable TV appeared first on Kevin Eikenberry on Leadership & Learning.

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Get Things Done – Leading When Life Isn’t Fair

Let's Grow Leaders

Get Things Done by Changing Your Question Sara leaned back, crossed her arms, and sighed. “It’s It’s not right! My VP expects me to hit these numbers, but customers want updates, and research is focused on new products and won’t give me the […]. The post Get Things Done – Leading When Life Isn’t Fair appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well fairness questions

How to Eliminate Mocking Voices and Find Your True Inner Voice

Leadership Freak

The first voice you hear in your head sounds like you, but it’s probably someone else. Don’t trust it. Mockingbird: There’s a Northern Mockingbird in a nearby tree singing his heart out as… Continue reading → Personal Growth Growth Leadership Development

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The Mighty Index Card

Execupundit

It captures thoughts, reminds us of chores, lists times of meetings, and serves as a simple bookmark. When all of its many uses are considered, it is a gigantic bargain. Even buying them brings pleasure

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Women Leaders: 3 Ways to Break Through the Glass Ceiling – Without Getting Cut

Women on Business

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Culture Matters: DTR and Your New Hire’s First Year

Let's Grow Leaders

Think back to your first twelve months at your company. I imagine you spent a lot of time thinking about the culture and how you fit in. Your new hires are doing that too. There’s a lot to consider before they can […]. The post Culture Matters: DTR and Your New Hire’s First Year appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well

It Sounded Smart in Your Head and Dumb When You Said It

Leadership Freak

Comedians say dumb things intentionally. The rest of us have learned that a ‘foot in the mouth’ leaves a bad taste. The dumb thing you said seemed smart in your head. “If If Lincoln… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Leadership Development

Governmental Affairs: A Developer's Story

Execupundit

The continuing saga at Anderson Layman's Blog of the redevelopment of the "Old School" in Newark, Ohio has been fascinating. Each stage has had its unique tale and now the joys of dealing with more than one government agency are detailed.

Preview Thursday: Conversations Worth Having

Lead Change Blog

The following is an excerpt from Conversations Worth Having. What Kind of Conversations Are You Having? “The moment of questioning is also the moment of choice, which usually holds the greatest leverage for effective action and positive change.” ” ~ Marilee Goldberg.

Customer Service Training 101

Eric Jacobson

Whether you are in a new customer service role or simply need some customer service refresher tips, Customer Service Training 101 , is the book for you. Now in its third edition (originally published in 2005), you’ll find practical and actionable techniques and behaviors to ensure you are providing the best possible service for your customers.

Four Ways to Ask Questions Like a Leader

Leadership Freak

Curiosity takes you further than knowledge. The bottleneck in the room is the leader who has all the answers when there are competent people at the table. Telling is easy. If you doubt… Continue reading → Curiosity Questions Leadership Development

Bloggers are Dedicated to Research

Execupundit

Ann Althouse has subscribed to Playboy for the interviews and the ads. It also gives access to the archives.

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Ultimate Guide to Email Marketing – The Power is in Your List

Women on Business

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Why Asking For Help Is A Good Thing

Eric Jacobson

If you are new to managing, or if you are struggling with a management dilemma, ask for help. There is no shame in asking for help. Seek the guidance of a colleague at work. Reach out to a mentor at or away from work. Turn to an online resource. Consult a book on managing. Whatever you do, don't sit back and do nothing. Managing even one employee can be challenging. And many managers receive little or no formal training on how to be a manager.

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Dear Dan: I Put Stuff Off and Work All Weekend

Leadership Freak

Dear Dan, I read and love your blog. Your post on procrastination hit home because I am a procrastinator. My director-level job involves deep-dive creativity, research, writing, deadlines, and teams. I’m good at… Continue reading → Marks of leaders Personal Growth Solution Saturday weaknesses Growth Leadership Development leadership success