Learn from others“None of us is as smart as all of us.” Japanese Proverb
Learn with others Leaders are learners – we never arrive at a level of knowledge and expertise where it is safe to simply stop learning
Listen to yourself“There is a person with whom you spend more time than any other, a person who has more influence over you, and more ability to interfere with or to support your growth than anyone else. This ever- present companion is your own self.” – Dr. Pamela Butler
Train/EquipMost people want to do well at the things they attempt doing.
Share the work! “When you try to do it all yourself, you are signing up for burnout.” – Jim Wideman
DelegateJesus with the disciples: 1 He trained them 2 He sent them to recruit and train others 3 He empowered them to care or others - Tony Morgan
Expect blunders and use them as creativeopportunities and learning opportunities.
Disengage“Living on limited rest gives the world a limited version of who you are.” – Kirk Byron Jones, Say Yes to Grace
“When you rest : You maximize your energy; Handle the unexpected better; and Enhance your ability to make good decisions” - Kirk Byron Jones, Say Yes to Grace
Embracing LimitationsCAN DoYou have the ability to do it, but it is not yours to doTO DoNeeds to get done by someone (not necessarily you)WILL DoTasks you are committed to doing & only you can do them
Tools Matter Toodledo – www.toodledo.com Evernote – www.evernote.comSay Yes to Grace – Dr. Kirk Byron Jones
Effective Leaders1 Listen in order to learn/grow2 Energize those they serve3 Assess their ministries often4 Develop other leaders