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Suicide, Leadership and the Dark Inner Struggle Few Understand

By Carey Nieuwhof

So how are you doing, really? It’s a question I ask friends, leaders, family and myself more and more. Too many church leaders have died…

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3 Rules For Keeping Conflict Low and Passion High At Work

By Carey Nieuwhof

So you want to keep conflict low and passion high at work. How do you do it? Great question, and apparently a needed one. Gallup…

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7 Qualities A Leader Can’t Afford NOT To Have

By Carey Nieuwhof

How do you know you’re a leader worth following? By definition, that’s what a leader is: a person whom others follow. (If no one is…

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5 Signs You’re Becoming an Irrelevant Leader

By Carey Nieuwhof

So how relevant are you as a leader? Any idea how you’d answer that accurately? You can debate how important relevance is all day long…

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How To Handle Your Critics Like a Pro, Not a Toddler

By Carey Nieuwhof

So you signed up for leadership, but you didn’t really sign up for all the criticism that came with it, did you? And yet here…

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7 Things Bad Leaders Say To Themselves And Their Teams

By Carey Nieuwhof

Nobody sets out to be a bad leader. You didn’t. I didn’t. Yet according to a Gallup study, only 18% of managers have a ‘high…

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Some Thoughts On Why MegaChurch Pastors Keep Falling

By Carey Nieuwhof

So this isn’t an easy post to write, nor a glib one. I’m not even sure what I’m about to write is accurate. But once…

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5 Signs The Enemy (Not God) is Winning In Your Life and Leadership

By Carey Nieuwhof

Only the crazy people believe in evil and an actual Enemy, right? Well, that’s kind of what I used to think too. As a young…

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