Category: Leadership

Do you want to be a leader?

Do you want to be a leader?


What do you think it takes to be a good leader? How do you think you need to live in order to be a good leader? Are you above reproach? Are you faithful to your wife? Are you temperate? Are you self-controlled? Are you respectable? Are you hospitable? Are you able to teach? Are you … Continue reading Do you want to be a leader?

Is the stress you are feeling because you have a problem loosening your grip?


Are you so focused on owning it all that you aren’t delegating things that aren’t central to your leadership role? Are you wanting to do it all even though the burden is too large for one person? Are you taking on more responsibilities than you should? Are you missing the opportunity to bless others by … Continue reading Is the stress you are feeling because you have a problem loosening your grip?

Are you being the kind of leader who makes a difference?

Are you being the kind of leader who makes a difference?


Are you the kind of leader who is serving others? Are you the kind of leader who is being a good example? Are you the kind of leader who has a clear conscience? Are you the kind of leader who has good motives in your heart? Are you the kind of leader who is living … Continue reading Are you being the kind of leader who makes a difference?

Does it have to get worse before it gets better? (Day 100 of 2020)

Does it have to get worse before it gets better? (Day 100 of 2020)


As we reflect on the Thursday of Passion Week, we see some key activities including: Peter and John finding the upper room and making preparations for the Passover, Jesus showing his servant heart by washing the disciples feet and how as leaders we need to serve, the Last Supper where the disciples participate in the … Continue reading Does it have to get worse before it gets better? (Day 100 of 2020)

Are you shrewd? astute? perceptive? clever? What kind of manager are you?

Are you shrewd? astute? perceptive? clever? What kind of manager are you?


Ever saw these words and wondered if they were positive or negative personality traits? shrewd [SHro͞od] ADJECTIVE shrewd (adjective) · shrewder (comparative adjective) · shrewdest (superlative adjective) 1. having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute."she was shrewd enough to guess the motive behind his gesture" · "a shrewd career move"synonyms astute · sharp-witted · sharp · acute · intelligent · clever · alert · canny · media-savvy · perceptive · perspicacious · observant · discriminating · sagacious · sage · wise · far-seeing · far-sighted · cunning · artful · crafty · wily · calculating · disingenuous · on the ball · smart · savvy · suss · pawky · heads-up · long-headed · sapient · argute · have all one's wits about oneantonyms: stupid · unwise · ingenuous 2. … Continue reading Are you shrewd? astute? perceptive? clever? What kind of manager are you?

Friend or Foe? Ally or Adversary?

Friend or Foe? Ally or Adversary?


Trusted adviser or good listener? What do you do when you hear about conflicts? What do you do when people's plans don't seem to align? What do you do when they play as friend but you have observed behavior that may make them a foe? What do you do when they try to play ally … Continue reading Friend or Foe? Ally or Adversary?

Managing vs Leading

Managing vs Leading


You can manage without leading but you can't lead without managing. People are looking to you, so how will you choose to live your life? Will you try to manage and control things or will you lead by example and serve all those who are looking to follow you? How do you know what a … Continue reading Managing vs Leading

Do you realize the responsibility that comes with leadership?

Do you realize the responsibility that comes with leadership?


Consider the impact of leading people to the top and the responsibility you have and had to get them there, the skills, the trials, the perseverance to get there. Consider the impact of leading people off track and leading to their demise and the responsibility you have and had in getting them there, the lies, … Continue reading Do you realize the responsibility that comes with leadership?

What kind of leader will you choose to be?

What kind of leader will you choose to be?


Do you have a true north that will stand? Do you have a foundation on which to build? Are you leading rather than managing? Are you macromanaging rather than micromanging? Are you giving people the freedom to run and the guidance to keep them from hitting a wall? Are you sharing your faith with them … Continue reading What kind of leader will you choose to be?

How are you leading people?

How are you leading people?


Is how you act impacting how others act? Is it creating a positive or negative impact on them and those around them? Are you demonstrating Love, Joy, Peace, Longsuffering, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-control? Are you leading by example so that people are being drawn to God or away from God? Are you helping … Continue reading How are you leading people?

Will you allow God’s good plan to direct you?

Will you allow God’s good plan to direct you?


God's got a plan. He has a plan for you. Are you willing to receive it? Are you willing to hear it and follow it? Are you willing to hear it and walk it out? Are you willing to wait upon God in order to get the details you need for today's part of the … Continue reading Will you allow God’s good plan to direct you?

Do you realize that your reputation goes before you?

Do you realize that your reputation goes before you?


What reputation do you have? Do you really want that going in front of you into a meeting? Do you really want that going in front of you into a new situation? Will your reputation help you or hinder you? Are you living your life in a way to ensure your reputation will be good? … Continue reading Do you realize that your reputation goes before you?

Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?

Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?


Do you realize He isn't basing it on external appearance? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how smart you are? Do you realize that He isn't basing it on how strong you are? Ever considered the state of your heart? Ever considered the state of your mind? Ever considered the state of … Continue reading Do you know what God is looking for in a leader?

How will you respond to authority?

How will you respond to authority?


Do you realize that all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God? Do you realize that whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves? Do you realize that we are to obey … Continue reading How will you respond to authority?