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7 Ways To Beat Discouragement in Leadership

If you talk to most leaders long enough to get a real answer to ‘So how’s it going?” you will quickly discover that a surprising number of leaders are disheartened. Even discouraged. You know what thousands of leaders facing many different situations have in common?  They’re discouraged.  Sure, the problems are specific (and they provide fuel for the subjects I…

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5 Signs You’re A Slave To Leadership Chaos

Like anyone who has led for more than a few years, you’ve probably sensed that things feel a little more chaotic today than they did a few years ago. You may wonder why, but think about the change you’ve witnessed in the last decade. Your parents had one inbox. It was paper, and the letter…

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5 Rather Startling Reasons People Leave Your Church

No matter how long you’ve been in leadership, it still hurts when people leave your church. It’s somewhat easy to understand people leaving when things are going poorly— when there’s conflict, division or dysfunction. But what most leaders aren’t prepared for is the reality that people will leave when things are going well. Even when…

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