Posts Tagged ‘responsibility’

CNLP 183: Todd Wilson on Lessons from the Nuclear Navy and What the World’s Best Engineers Can Teach Church Leaders or Any Leader About Leadership

At age 20, Todd Wilson (now President of Exponential), joined the Nuclear Navy. What he learned there were some of the top leadership lessons anyone could glean. Todd shares his top five learnings with us, and shares how his experience in the nuclear navy shaped his thinking about leadership development and multiplication with Exponential and…

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CNLP 182: Cheryl Bachelder on How To Turn Your Failure Into Success, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s Meteoric Turnaround Decade, and How Servant Leadership Really Works

How do you turn failure into success? How do you turn something badly stagnated into an organization with exceptional momentum? In 2007, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was suffering badly in the quick service food industry. It had gone through four CEOs in seven years. Trust and morale were at all time lows. Sales were flat to…

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7 Ways Great Leaders Handle Their Mistakes

Blown it lately? Haven’t we all? Somewhere, somehow, some way, we mess up. Reguarly. Despite our best intentions. It’s tempting to think top leaders become great at what they do because they make very few mistakes. Surprinsgly, what makes leaders great is not that they stop making mistakes. What makes them great is how they…

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6 Warning Signs Your Church Culture is Toxic

Every church has a culture. But how do you know if your church culture is toxic? More importantly, how would you know whether you’re creating a toxic church culture as a leader? I’ve interacted with many church leaders (and readers of this blog) and the sad reality is that there is no shortage of toxic church culture…

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8 Lame Excuses Church Leaders Make

There’s no question that ministry is hard. You know that. You feel it every day. So do I. But sometimes we make it harder than it needs to be. I love talking to church leaders about their ministry and the opportunities and obstacles they see. But time and again, I hear leaders make excuses as to…

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