Category: Staffing

Three kinds of People Team

Three Kinds of People That Should Be On Your Team

Church staff teams are often like cities that have sprung up in the desert with no planning. Many churches are carrying people on their church staff teams that they would not hire again today.  But who should you add to

Side Meetings

How Side Meetings Destroy Team Unity

One of the most destructive things to team unity is when team members have side meetings after the main meeting. The main meeting may be a staff meeting or elder meeting or lead team meeting. The side meeting after the

leadership is not lonely

Real Leadership is Not Lonely

Some say that leadership is lonely. But I have found the opposite to be true. Real leaders are seldom alone and need not be lonely. Real leaders are always developing people around them. They are surrounded by people that they


Why only one-third of your hires are going to work

Only one-third of your new hires are even going to work out. This sobering statistic should cause us to exercise caution in all of our hiring decisions. Peter Drucker says “Executives make poor promotion and staffing decisions. By all accounts,

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