Category Archives: second chair

What makes for an effective leadership team?

Leadership, by its nature, is an isolating enterprise. And while leadership can be a lonely state of being, too many in leadership come to believe that a leader needs to stand apart, and sometimes to stand alone. But effective leadership … Continue reading

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Six Challenges When Leaving Office as Dean

New post on Wabash blog for deans: “Six Challenges When Leaving Office as Dean,” http://goo.gl/CSGWNB Please like & share:

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Do you want to be great?

GRACE member Israel Galindo reflects on three things an organization needs in order to be “great”. Read his toughts at the Perspectives on Congregational Leadership blog site. Please like & share:

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Utterly shameless self-promotion

The new book, Perspectives on Congregational Leadership: Applying systems thinking for effective leadership has just been released. In sociology the term “positive deviance” identifies the behaviors that bring about effectiveness and success in those situations where something that should not … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 10

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 9

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 8

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 7

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 6

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff, No. 5

We continue the “Ten Best Ways to Ruin Your Church Staff” to avoid for those pastoral leaders who want to keep and develop quality staff ministry colleagues, (For those pastors who want to get rid of troubling church staff, then … Continue reading

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