Leadership priorities: 5 thoughts on how we can lead better

I am reminded that effective leadership is not in all the responsibilities or tasks we have, but rather in how well we develop the processes needed to accomplish them with excellence.
  Ed Stetzer

Lessons learned from a hedgehog to benefit your ministry

The “Hedgehog Concept” has helped successful organizations define who they are, focus their energies and become more successful. They do this by answering three critical questions.
  Mark Lenz

The one thing we forget about leadership

As I listen to leaders talk about their organizations, there seems to be a shift from an overemphasis on vision to a neglected emphasis on leadership performance.
  Mike Mowery

4 solutions to vision, mission and strategy challenges

What is vision to you? How does it differ from mission and strategy? Does it really matter how you define those terms, as long as you have an overall goal?
  Ryan Sanders

How tightly do you grip your agenda?

According to a resident equestrian expert, having a “death grip” on the reins of a horse typically doesn’t result in the best ride. In the workplace, what does that say about our daily agenda?
  Roy Yanke

How to say “no” and create margin

Saying “no” is hard work. Leaders and business owners are often wired with a “yes” gene.
  Ken Gosnell

Warning: it's time to rest

Stop. No, really. Stop. Slow down and breathe for a second.
  Ben Marshall

6 ways successful leaders practice self-discipline

High achievers usually have one obvious thing in common: personal discipline. Here are six keys ways these self-disciplines will impact your biblical leadership.
  Rick Warren

Understanding God's role for a Millennial leader

Here are three attitudes of Millennial leaders about God’s role in their work.
  Bob Whitesel

Your calendar is ruining your life

Am I missing what God wants for me in this season because I’ve scheduled Him out?
  Jason Tucker

Tasks versus people: which should I choose?

I am deeply committed to people, but I can also be deeply obsessed with accomplishing my agenda.
  Roy Yanke

5 habits worth cultivating

Here are five habits that can make ministry more joyful and less stressful.
  Margaret Marcuson

The challenges of good writing

Looking to publish your leadership expertise? Here are three tips to help in the process.
  Ken Walker

3 tips for transformational training

Training can often reinforce, but it is a hard tool for transforming people.
  Phil Wood

What's your life plan?

My greatest significance is in helping others discover why God created them and how they can honor him and serve others.
  David Bowman

3 things you’re probably doing wrong with your evening

I often hear about what successful leaders do with their mornings. What I don’t often hear is what those same leaders do with their evenings.
  Ryan Sanders

5 ways to know if your book is ready for editing

Too many first-time authors think their job is done once they have put forth the effort to get words on paper (or screen). However, that’s only the beginning.
  Ken Walker

Are your goals harmful to your health?

Focusing on these health areas in the right order makes a difference.
  Matthew Fretwell

Are you taking conflict too seriously?

Do you spend a lot of time and energy worrying about what to do? Seriousness is a sign of anxiety, and makes it harder for us to think creatively.
  Margaret Marcuson

How to focus and simplify your workload

If you're anything like me, you get more requests to do things than you can possibly honor.
  Gerry Lewis

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You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
Isaiah 26:3 (NIV)
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