The Five Levels of Leadership A Look at Why People Follow Their Leaders Personhood (Respect) People Development (Reproduction) Production (Results) Permission (Relationships)Position (Rights)
The Five Levels of LeadershipI. Position: Position Rights—People follow you because they have to.II. Permission: Permission Relationships—People follow because they want to.III. Production: Production Results—People follow because of what you have done for the organization or church.
The Five Levels of Leadership (continued)IV. People Development: Development Reproduction—People follow because of what you have done for them.V. Personhood: Personhood Respect—People follow because of who you are and what you represent.
The Five Levels of Leadership 1. PositionPeople follow you because they have to. Biblical Example: Rehoboam The Law of the Lid Leadership Ability Determines a Person’s Level of Effectiveness
The Five Levels of Leadership 2. PermissionPeople follow you because they want to. Biblical Example: Nehemiah The Law of Connection Leaders Touch a Heart Before They Ask for a Hand
The Five Levels of Leadership 3. ProductionPeople follow you because of what you’ve done for the organization or church. Biblical Example: David The Law of Respect People Naturally Follow a Leader Stronger Than Themselves
The Five Levels of Leadership 4. People DevelopmentPeople follow you because of what you’vedone for them. Biblical Example: Paul The Law of Explosive Growth To Add Growth, Lead Followers— To Multiply, Lead Leaders
The Five Levels of Leadership 5. PersonhoodPeople will follow you because of who you are,what you represent. Biblical Example: Samuel Samuel’s Qualities: 1. A faithful servant of the Lord 2. An example of a life lived with integrity 3. A consistent producer of leaders over the years
Climbing the Steps of Leadership1. The higher you go, the longer it takes.2. The higher you go, the higher level of commitment.3. The higher you go, the easier it is to lead.4. The higher you go, the greater the growth.5. You never leave the base-level, or the levels below where you are.6. As a leader, you won’t be on the same level with all of your people.7. You must work to carry other leaders with you up the steps.
How Do We Climb the Leadership Steps?1. Consistently ask God to build you into a more effective leader.2. Develop confidence in your people skills.3. See every relationship you have as a chance to develop that person.4. Walk slowly through the crowds.5. Consistently keep a list of potential leaders you can invest in.
How Do We Climb the Leadership Steps? (continued)6. Prioritize discipleship; find systematic ways to train people.7. Select and mentor key leaders.8. Live a model life that others would want to imitate. imitate9. Recognize that people are your most valuable asset.