After years mentoring younger leaders, there is something all of us leaders with more experience need to know.
Every young leader shares some common fears.
Granted, I’ve mostly worked with young male leaders (and I am the parent of boys), but I suspect these fears aren’t gender exclusive.
And, […] Continue Reading…
Philippians, Part 3 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
The Christmas season can be hard on relationships. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve met with a couple after the holidays because of problems that developed — or were exaggerated — between Thanksgiving and New Years.
How can you protect your marriage this Christmas? That’s a good goal, […] Continue Reading…
I love leadership. I feel called to it. I realize the need for good leadership,but the fact is that leadership is hard.
I meet regularly with some high-level, senior leaders to glean from them. We talk about our common challenges in attempting to lead others. One shared discovery we […] Continue Reading…
At least once a week a pastor contacts me about church revitalization. I always tell them I’m still learning, but we have seen God do some pretty amazing things in our church. Through this blog I’m trying to share some of the things I’m learning.
The primary question I […] Continue Reading…
“Serving a useful purpose; tending to build up.”
“The act of passing judgment as to the merits of anything.”
You’ve heard the term. As a leader, I hear it all the time.
If you’re a leader then you’ve certainly had people offer criticism. Some even say they are just giving […] Continue Reading…
Philippians, Part 2 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
What is your leadership capacity?
Have you found it?
I use the term leadership capacity to describe a leader’s maximum potential to effectively lead others to accomplish the vision.
A leader exceeds their leadership capacity when they no longer have the ability to effectively manage or lead the organization to […] Continue Reading…
I was talking to a younger leader recently. He is feeling under-appreciated. His boss, the senior leader, never notices the work that he is doing. Even worse, for this senior leader, crisitcism flows easily. He never misses a mistake.
I get it. That leader could be me at times. I’m […] Continue Reading…
I have been in church revitalization for almost 3 years in the church where I currently serve as pastor. My first church some 13 years ago was a church in need of revitalization. In between, I’ve been a part of two church plants.
Even more, I’ve worked with dozens of […] Continue Reading…