An Easy Fix to a Leader’s Most Common Communication Challenge

Leadership is all about communication. Moving a group of people, or an entire church, to a preferred future requires the ability to leverage effective communication to stir people to action. This is why leaders can become easily frustrated when their persuasive words don’t seem to ignite the desired change in behavior. “Surely,” a leader will…

Top 10 Most Ministry-Impacting Podcasts

Media Survey Results: Part 3 In conducting our recent survey to see what ministry leaders were having an impact on your ministry, one finding in particular stood out. After books, the next leading source of equipping media seems to be podcasts. Podcasts appear to be having more impact than any other form of digital or…

Guest Post – Dan Reinhardt of Crest Leadership

Today’s guest post comes from Dan Reinhardt, the founder and president of Crest Leadership. Crest is a leadership development program specifically designed to help mid-life leaders gain maximum potential in their life. I’ve seen Crest “in action” and am a firm believer in its proven track record for impacting mid-life leaders.   It was a…

Why Leaders Need to Seize EVERY Moment

There are no throw-away moments in leadership. As you think through your upcoming day, your leadership horsepower is likely focused on a key meeting you’ll be leading, an inspiring vision talk you’re preparing, or perhaps a crucial decision you’re anticipating. All important. But there are no throw-away moments in leadership. I saw this truth lived…

The Seinfeld Moment That Every Dad Should See

Someone recently sent me this clip featuring Jerry Seinfeld on Late Night with David Letterman, discussing fatherhood. If you’re a dad you need to check out this hilarious 43 second clip. Usually I blog about what I’m learning in organizational leadership, especially church leadership. But this clip struck me as not only hilarious, but also…