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  • Whether you hire workers for your own business, train co-workers within the context of your current position, or equip others for ministry in your church, you should consider the following lessons from the Master trainer: 1. Be real during the interview process. If you are salivating over a prospective employee, don’t succumb to the temptation of sugar coating the job. When a teacher of religious law asked Jesus if he could follow him, Jesus ...   Read More
  • Contextual Intelligence In the book In Their Time, Anthony Mayo and Nitin Nohria profile some of the greatest business leaders of the twentieth century. Those leaders lived in different eras, worked in different industries, and faced different chal­lenges, but the authors found one common denominator among them—contextual intelligence. It’s the differentiating factor between success and failure in for-profit and nonprofit dreams. ...   Read More
  • Here is how a post like this develops. I meet with leaders weekly (largely pastors) either in person or online. It fuels me to invest in younger leaders and always challenges me as I learn from them. I’m a better leader because I intentionally invest in other leaders. There’s a hint for some of you more seasoned leaders. Want to grow as a leader? Find someone younger in whom you can invest? But, it always seems the so-called wisdom ...   Read More
  • Leadership is about finishing life’s races. Too often we are great at starting something or pursuing a dream but we fall short of following thru until the end. Strong leaders don’t stop short of their call or purpose in life. They keep going until they cross the finish line even when met with challenges and obstacles along their way. Do you remember Derek Redmond? He was favored to win the gold in the 400 meter run for Team Britain in ...   Read More
  • I love team dynamics and organizational structures. I have written many times about what makes a healthy team, my expectations of team members, and elements to build health into your team. I previously wrote 7 Traits of a Great Team Member. But, how does a great team member perform on a team? I’m not sure I’ve talked specifically about the performance characteristics I believe make a great team member. How do they act on the team? Here ...   Read More
  • Back in the 1976 presidential campaign, former Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter, then the Democratic nominee, made headlines in the United States and around the world merely by granting a single interview. That interview was with Playboy magazine. The interview was a political bombshell back in 1976. No major American politician had come within any distance of Playboy magazine at all. It was considered the iconic symbol of American pornography, and ...   Read More
  • I have a heart for leaders. Especially church leaders. I’d love to help others learn from my mistakes. In fact, this is a huge motivation for this blog and a lot of my ministry. With this in mind, I want to share a few things I’ve learned over the years. I hope it proves helpful. Here are 7 simple leadership tips: Fight fewer battles where the win doesn’t matter as much Okay, honestly, this is hard, because usually people are ...   Read More
  • 4 Simple Steps To Transform Your Church Staff Culture

    By: Casey Hampton, Vanderbloemen Search Group
    At Vanderbloemen, we speak a lot about culture. We’ve come to realize that as more and more millennials comprise today’s work force, a good office culture is arguably one of the most important components in recruiting great staff. On the flip side, a bad staff culture is one of the biggest common denominators in why people are unhappy in their jobs. It's easy for church staff members to feel discouraged if they’re ...   Read More
  • How to Interview for Quality Work Ethic

    By: Kendal Drinkwine, Vanderbloemen Search Group
    When church leaders hire someone without a lot of initiative, they could ultimately add more work to the other staff members' plates. But it's hard to know whether or not you've hired someone with quality work ethic until they've already started the job.  The interview process is a great time to try to gauge the candidate's ability to do quality work on your church staff team. Below you will find questions to ask both the candidate ...   Read More
  • Leading with Character: Humility Definition of Humility Humility is defined as letting one’s own accomplishments speak for themselves; not seeking the spotlight; not regarding oneself as more special than one is. Humility in Leadership: Servant Leaders Research has shown that leaders of successful organizations possess humility. Truly great leaders, those we refer to as “Servant Leaders,” are focused on the mission and on the ...   Read More
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