Listen to the Chattahoochee Driftwood leadership podcast to hear a discussion with executive coach Scott McBride on the importance of emotional intelligence for a leader.
Good morning – weird weather here in SW Michigan – early in the morning and already in the 40’s and the snow is melting rapidly. Leadership development is critical to an organization’s health and longevity. Many of us have systems in place to help prepare the next generation of leaders to take over when it is time… Read More
Good morning – it is a cold wet morning here in southwest Michigan. Last night, I had a great experience. We had something that needed to be fixed at our house that was beyond my very limited handyman capabilities, so we asked a young man to come over and fix the problem. It was a… Read More
Good morning and I hope your week is getting off to a great start. Here at Life Action, we are entering into an annual event we call “Revival Week”. It is a time when we pretty much stop fir the week and collectively focus on the Lord seeking Him to work deeply within this ministry.… Read More
We all want to improve and one of the best ways to improve is through good feedback from those we work with on a regular basis especially those that support us. At times we may ask open ended questions such as “How am I doing?” which really don’t help very much. Thomas DeLong writes in… Read More
Well it’s Friday – hopefully you have had a full, productive and effective week of ministry / creating art. If you are like me, I don’t really remember accomplishing anything of any worth without the help, counsel, inspiration, or encouragement of others around me this week. not only are we desperately dependent upon the Lord,… Read More
Is your team operating at a level that satisfies you? Are they growing in their ability to make effective and wise decisions and then execute them? Often times the “cap” on our teams performance is us. Often when they come to us with a situation that needs a decision we quickly make it for them… Read More
“So much of what we call management consists in making it difficult for people to work.” – Peter Drucker Often, one of the greatest impediments to our team’s effectiveness is us as is noted in Peter Drucker’s quote above. We are often the limiter. In fact Joseph Juran, one of the fathers of the total quality… Read More
If you enjoy reading, you might enjoy this blog post by Trevin Wax on the different ways to read.
As Christians, we should be on a journey of growth – of sanctification. Continuing to become more conformed to the image of Christ. As leaders, we should also be on a path of continual learning and growth in regards to our role as a leader. But sometimes we aren’t. Sometimes we seem to be stuck.… Read More