Leaders Who Listen

Leaders Who Listen

All of us have encountered leaders that do not appear to listen well. The bigger concern is that they seem to be the only ones who don’t know it. As a leader, you must know that we have a listening epidemic today. Professional motivation among teams, colleagues, partners, and associates are at all-time lows.  Staff […]

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8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

8 Meetings Every Church Should Be Having

From all accounts, in today’s culture, people are tired of meetings. According to INFOCOMM, 11 million meetings occur in the U.S. every day. That’s a lot of meetings! Unnecessary meetings cost our companies productivity dollars, drains employee focus, creates frustration, causes malaise on staff teams, and can bog projects down.  All of this causes us […]

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Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

Ministry That Misses The Bull’s Eye

I was excited! I had taken half of the day off to prepare the meal, printed the recipes, purchased all of the right ingredients, lined up all of the necessary cooking tools and instruments, and mentally prepared to do the work that was ahead of me. I was going to prepare a fancy meal for my […]

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New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

New Leaders: Get Off to A Great Start!

One of the most overwhelming feelings is to become a new leader in an existing ministry where there’s already an established culture, leaders, practices, problems, traditions, and “skeletons in the closet”.  The older the organization the more there is to learn.  The bigger the organization, the more people there are to become familiar with. Sure, […]

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Your Backward Plan! (GT Connext)

The November/December 2012 issue of Gospel Today featured more insights and invaluable wisdom from Dr. Sam Chand on the topic of leaving a legacy. Grab a copy of the issue today to see his list of questions you\’ll have to answer in your journey to leave a lasting legacy, as we are commanded by God. […]

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The Genesis of Perspective (GT Connext)

In his September/October 2012 Gatekeepers column, Dr. Sam Chand offered phenomenal insight on 8 common challenges and experiences of today\’s leaders. The key to success is being aware of them, recognizing them and learning how to conquer them. Make sure you grab the September/October 2012 issue to read Dr. Chand\’s invaluable ideas! [table id=31 /] […]

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Changing Your Church’s Culture

[table id=4 /] If you read our January/February 2012 issue (and we sure hope you did!), you may have seen Dr. Samuel Chand’s Gatekeepers column, in which he discussed the realities of church culture, and what it takes to change it. Check out this great supplemental video piece on changing the culture of a church! […]

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Women in Leadership: Is Being Friendly Fatal?

Women who lead can be very effective, although there may be a number of characteristics as it relates to their personalities and leadership styles that differ from their male counterparts. Is there an unspoken rule regarding how women leaders should carry themselves? For most women being friendly, personable and reachable comes naturally. But can women […]

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