Category: Coaching

How to Lead a Team of Leaders

How to Lead A Team of Other Leaders

Many of you lead a team of other leaders. You lead managers, director level staff, campus pastors, or volunteer leaders (who are leading other people.) I continually work with people who lead a team of leaders and are wrestling with

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What to Do With Your Staff Team Right Away

Annual Planning

If you lead a staff, one of the most valuable things you can do is to have each person on your team create an annual plan. An annual plan is foundational for everything else that your staff team will do over the next year. In fact, drop everything else that you are doing with your staff team and do this. This planning process is designed for those who lead a major ministry area such as children’s, groups, worship ministries, youth ministries, connect, etc. October is prime time to begin this because your staff can roll into 2016 knowing exactly where they are headed.

Why No One Cares What You Have To Say

No One Cares

People love to talk about themselves. For many of us, “Me” is our favorite topic of discussion. We love to talk about our experiences, share what we know, and give other people advice. I often wonder if we realize that nobody is listening. Our words are falling on deaf ears. There is another way to interact with people that will build deep and lasting relationships.

Here are three practices for making a real impact on the lives of other people:

1. Stop Talking About Yourself and Your Interests

How to Rest When You’re On the Run

Last week on a hot, sunny, dry day, I took a four-mile trail run with my 12-year-old son. Jackson is a cross-country runner and runs sub 7-minute miles. Because of the heat we were both more tired than normal during

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My 2015 Coaching Cohort

Over the last 15 years, I have coached hundreds of leaders toward personal and organizational success. Though I get dozens of coaching requests each month, I am simply unable to say yes to all. For quite a while I have

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