toxic people

How to Deal With Toxic People (7 Pro Tips)

Leadership would be so much easier, the saying goes, if it wasn’t for people. And topping off the list of difficult people to work with or lead is toxic people. The hard part is, as much as we might wish it was otherwise, toxic people are everywhere. Two questions spring up almost immediately when the…

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critics

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

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 you are. Next question: did anything really prepare you for the emotional journey of leadership? Nope. Me neither. Criticism is an almost daily staple for most leaders. You get everything…

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5 Unfair Criticisms People Levy at Strategic Church Leaders

If you’re a church leader who thinks strategically, you’re probably going to get criticized. Maybe even more than you ever dreamed. For some reason, being strategic is often viewed as being unspiritual in the church. Why? I mean, if you want the church to flounder, be unstrategic. Never use your mind, only use your heart. Never think, only feel.…

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7 Kinds of People You Can’t Afford to Keep

In leadership, you always face your share of critics. Everyone has an opinion, and if you’re like me, you can get focused on keeping people happy, which is always a critical leadership mistake. Your church or your organization isn’t for everyone (here’s why). Usually, the discussion at the leadership table will end up with someone saying:…

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