Introduction to Laws of Leadership Lesson 1 Leadership, Teamwork and Stewardship
Two facts about Laws of Leadership Leadership requires the ability to do more than one thing well. No leader does all 21 Laws of Leadership well.
Ask Yourself These Questions Where am I as leader today? What areas of my leadership have taken for granted and need to sharpen? What is the one thing that is holding back the dream of God has put on my heart?
Some Things Never Change
Always remember these ideas: The Laws of Leadership can be learned. Some are easier to understand and apply than others, but everyone of them can be required. The Laws can stand alone . Each law complements all others, but you don’t need one in order to learn another. The Laws carry consequences with them. Apply the laws and people will follow you. Violate or ignore them and you will not be able to lead others.
4. These Laws are the foundation effective leadership. Once you learn the principles, you have to practice them and apply them to your life. 5. The Laws are not based on culture , gender or age. Whatever a leader’s culture , age or gender, the Laws are applicable. 6. The Laws stand the age of time. Generation after generation , the Laws are unchanging.
The Leadership Journey The Apostle Paul was a leader with exceptional skills and resolute obedience to the vision he had received from God, but a godly heart was clearly the foundation of his leadership.
As you begin your study of the Laws of Leadership, keep these guidelines in mind. The study and application of the Laws of Leadership will require test and tenacity. Learning the Laws will require a daily commitment to personal and professional growth. Applying the Law will require a willingness to admit weaknesses and to embrace change
4. The laws will touch every key area of a leader’s life, shaping or her in three key dimensions.
A spiritually healthy leader must be strong in the following arenas: Relationship with God. Prayer and devotional life. Christ-centered living. Integrity. Courage Commitment
7. Ethics and Core values 8. Love for others. 9. Passion to make a difference 10. Heart of a servant.