As a leader it's so easy for me to focus on what I need from my team that I sometimes forget what my team needs from me. This isn't an exhaustive list but here are 3 things I think every team needs from their leader: Vision It's the job of every leader to set the … Continue reading 3 Things Every Team Needs From Their Leader
http://youtu.be/y0oV-f10Bpk --- This video is adapted from the article "7 Questions That Could Change Your Life," written by Jon Acuff and published in the March/April 2014 issue of RELEVANT magazine. You can read the full article here.
When was the last time you looked at your organization's job description for you? The longest one I ever got was three pages. I would get anxious just thinking about it. That's why I love the idea of boiling down what you do to a sentence. There's power in keeping things short. It's why Twitter … Continue reading Why Everyone on Your Team Needs a One Sentence Job Description
Today I'll wrap up our series about getting things done. Here are the first two steps in case your missed them: 1. Identify your roles 2. Schedule when and where you'll do your work Now for the last two: 3. Leave space for life to happen In my schedule (see part 2) you'll notice there's … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Getting Things Done Without Burning Out, Pt 3
Yesterday we talked about identifying the roles you play in life. I listed the roles that I play by way of example (Personal, Family, Pastor, Leader, Teacher, and Administrator). Today we'll talk about what to do once you've identified your roles, put them in order of importance, and listed all of your tasks under the … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Getting Things Done Without Burning Out, Pt 2
Life started getting pretty busy for me in high school. Up until that point I was able to keep all of the things I needed to do in my head. But starting in high school that system stopped working for me. Between all the work for my classes, my job, extra curricular like student council, … Continue reading 4 Simple Steps to Getting Things Done Without Burning Out, Pt 1