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

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 10, 2019

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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bad leaders

7 Things Bad Leaders Say To Themselves And Their Teams

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 27, 2019

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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megachurch pastors

Some Thoughts On Why MegaChurch Pastors Keep Falling

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 18, 2019

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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enemy

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

By Carey Nieuwhof | November 21, 2018

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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character

5 [New] Character Rules Every Leader Should Follow

By Carey Nieuwhof | September 17, 2018

Character has always been important, but it seems like it’s never been as important as it is now. There have been far too many stories…

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insecure

7 Signs The Insecure Leader on the Team…Is You

By Carey Nieuwhof | September 10, 2018

Ever feel a little insecure as a leader? You’re not alone. Insecurity is something I’ve battled, and I can think of almost no-one in leadership…

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challenges

The 7 Most Likely Challenges To Take You Out or Stunt Your Growth As a Leader

By Carey Nieuwhof | September 7, 2018

You didn’t start out in leadership to give up early or never realize your potential, but admit it: you’ve seen it happen to leaders around…

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cynics

How to Handle the Cynics and Pessimists in Your Life

By Carey Nieuwhof | August 27, 2018

Leadership takes courage, and my guess is that some days it feels the cynics and pessimists have sucked almost all the courage and hope out…

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