What the Best Leaders Know About The Power of Repetition

Sometimes it can seem that finding the right leadership action to solve a problem is like pure guess-work. But at other times, faced with a challenge, you will almost instinctively reach for just the right leadership action and achieve tremendous results. The difference often comes down to muscle memory. And it’s a principle that can…

How Leaders Turn Teaching Moments into Learning Moments

Updated from February 23, 2015 post Do you recognize leadership learning moments in the midst of teaching moments? That has been a key focus of mine this week as  the Willow Creek Association’s advanced training for church leaders is taking place. The annual “Partnering to Prevail” week sees more than 160 leaders from around the world…

3 Dimensions of Grit in Leadership Development

Would you use the word “grit” to describe your commitment to leadership development? At this year’s Global Leadership Summit, Bill Hybels taught on the “5 Intangibles of Leadership”, starting off with the concept of “grit”. In defining grit, Bill quoted psychologist and researcher Angela Duckworth by saying, “Grit is passion and perseverance over the long…