Effective leadership development combines training, experiences, and coaching. My first role served as the experience, and all the books I devoured (because I was overwhelmed by the role) was the training I initially received. The time in the car with Jerry was my coaching. All three were important for my development. If you want to develop others, you must utilize all three.
I find that when I have given a little consideration to the matter, it helps me to be slower to speak, quicker to listen, and slower to become angry during the middle of it. Here are three questions I’ve found helpful to think carefully about prior to having a difficult conversation.
Summer is a great time to start a new Bible study. Grab a few guys, pick a time, choose material, and get going. All you need is to decide what you will study. Here are 5 great resources that are perfect for your summer group.
Evangelism begins in ordinary moments. Gospel conversations always begin with a conversation. As Christ followers, we long to be evangelistic but tend to underestimate the possibilities a simple conversation can lead to.
Max Depree once said that the best people on your team are really volunteers, no matter if you pay them or not. They are volunteers because they can utilize their skills and talent elsewhere, yet they choose to utilize them on your team. If you view everyone on your team as a volunteer, it will impact how you motivate and express gratitude to them.