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Leadership Roundup

Leading worship isn’t just about music. It’s also about leading people: the people on your team and the people in your congregation.

There are so many great articles on leadership being posted online, and I’m finding new ones every week. So that means it’s time for this week’s Leadership Roundup.

Below you’ll find some of the best leadership resources I came across this week. Save them to Instapaper or Pocket or Read It Later or your bookmarks, and check them out when you have some time this weekend. Be challenged and be encouraged. Be a better leader.

Remember, these are just excerpts, but I strongly encourage you to click through and read each post in its entirety.

Some of the best leadership resources I came across this week
Leading worship isn’t just about music. It’s also about leading people.
Be challenged and be encouraged. Be a better leader.

Charles Stone lists eleven ways that leaders can be terrible listeners:

Listening is one of the most important competencies a leader can use. Leaders who listen well, lead well… But sometimes even good leaders slip into bad listening habits. As you read these bad habits below, mentally check which one(s) you most easily slip into.

Nick Lucs shares some quotes perfect for motivating leaders:

The trouble is, some mornings you just don’t feel so motivated yourself—and your words to others can feel empty inside.

Thankfully, we have generations of history and tradition at our fingertips, and the words of the greats who have gone before us. With that in mind, we thought that you leaders might need some inspirations this morning—and we’ve scoured the web, through interviews, op-eds and articles, to find the quotes that inspire the inspirers.

Trevor Nashleanas has some tips for young ministry leaders be taken seriously:

In the last ten years of ministry, I’ve found this to be one of the biggest challenges that young leaders face. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible to make a difference as a young leader, but it does mean that it requires some intentionality and finesse.

Here are eight practical ways that young Christian leaders can get people to take them more seriously.

Mandy Smith on gender, leadership, emotions, and courage:

There are few things that make us feel more vulnerable than our own emotions. Anger, fear, sadness all knock us off our feet right when we’re trying to look like leaders. If we have been told that leadership is always strong, how do we respond to this breaking in of emotion? Is emotion something to control, or does it reveal opportunities for God to show himself?

Lolly Daskal lists ninety tips for starting in a new leadership position:

If you’re starting a new position or role, or your leadership just needs a refresher use these 90 powerful tips over the first three months to get your leadership on track.

It’s a tough statistic: 40 percent of leaders going into a new roles fail in their first 18 months. An estimated one-third of outside senior hires fail.

In any position, your effectiveness and trajectory are powerfully affected by choices you make – so how can you best make them count?

By having your very own playbook for success like this one…

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