• “But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be dea...
    True Success or Temporary Succ...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    June 12th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • The title might strike you strangely, but stick with me. I think you’ll understand.Leadership does not come with time. It comes with training. Nev...
    When Leading Is More Than Just...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    June 19th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • It’s not a sin to be an under-developed leader, we all started that way—but it is a sin to remain that way! The under-developed leader can wrec...
    The Under-Developed Leader
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    June 26th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Leadership in the past has been defined in a myriad of ways: organizational, tactical, technical, executive and managerial. It has been used to descri...
    Leadership Rubric: The Last 10...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    July 10th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Fallon has made a hilarious spoof of  saying thanks on his show. If you have not seen the regular segment, here are a few off the net at  (http://than...
    Thank You, Leaders: Lessons in...
    By Bill Donahue
    July 17th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • The closest I ever got to a POW camp experience was three-a-day practices in 95-degree heat and 90% humidity at a New Jersey football camp in 1974.  ...
    Does Your Team Have Motion Sic...
    By Bill Donahue
    July 24th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • I was talking with a youth pastor recently. He is experiencing tremendous disappointment in his current position. He feels he is doing everything well...
    3 Problems with Unspoken Expec...
    By Ron Edmondson
    July 31st, 2014

    Leading Well
  • “Concerning him we have much to say, and it is hard to explain, since you have become dull of hearing. For though by this time you ought to be teach...
    True Confessions of an Oversee...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    August 07th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Every change costs someone something.One of those costs, which is often underestimated by those leading change, is the emotional response to change. A...
    7 Emotions of Change
    By Ron Edmondson
    August 14th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • I deal with people who feel like failures.Every day.The failure could be because of relationships gone bad.Business setbacks. A personal life th...
    5 Insights I Have Learned Abou...
    By Ron Edmondson
    November 25th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • I was talking to a younger leader recently. He was feeling under-appreciated. His boss, the senior leader, never notices the work that he is doing...
    How to Endure a Critical, Non-...
    By Ron Edmondson
    December 03rd, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Have you ever wanted to call it quits? We all have–every single one of us has gone through a time when giving up seemed like the best, more pr...
    When You Want to Call It Quits
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    December 10th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Family feuds are a part of life. They involve people who were once amiable, but who are now somewhat antagonistic and miles apart. These feuds are...
    Ways to Soothe Disputes
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    December 17th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • I work with young leaders every day. And I have two incredible young leaders as sons. Occasionally when I am talking to these young leader something...
    10 Realities Every Young Leade...
    By Ron Edmondson
    December 28th, 2014

    Leading Well
  • Leadership is abuzz these days. Everyone is talking about it. My blogcertainly is not the only or best blog that addresses leadership frequently. ...
    10 Defining Words of a Stellar...
    By Ron Edmondson
    January 07th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • I have the opportunity to talk with young pastors each week. I also interact regularly with those who are preparing for the pastorate. I love in...
    7 Recommendations for Anyone S...
    By Ron Edmondson
    January 14th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • A physics teacher handed each of his students several big rocks, a wide-mouth mason jar, and a container of sand. He said, “You will have fiftee...
    Putting Big Rocks First
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    January 14th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • “I don’t think my pastor understands what I do or believes my work and ministry matter.” This oft-repeated, sad comment reveals bad theology...
    Does Your Work Matter to Your ...
    By Bill Donahue
    January 21st, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Dr. Martin Luther King wasn’t perfect. And that should be encouraging to all of us. I’m reminded of the great prophet...
    Dr. Martin Luther King Wasn't P...
    By Ron Edmondson
    January 20th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Most leaders want to lead an innovative organization. We don’t necessarily have to be the first to do something new, but we don’t want to be y...
    Seven Suggestions to Encourage...
    By Ron Edmondson
    February 11th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Just as we, as pastors and leaders, need to be connected to the Source, we need to do everything we can to make sure that those we are discipling ...
    Connected to the Source
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    February 18th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Leadership is so much different today than it was when I first started leading over 30 years ago. To lead today you must learn to think outside th...
    Five Examples of Leadership Ou...
    By Ron Edmondson
    March 04th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • I’ve heard these words often: “Who will take over when the leader leaves?” “What if he dies? Where will that leave us?” When any endeavor i...
    Succession Planning
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    March 11th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • What fosters team spirit? What makes a healthy team? All of us want that. I would even say especially leaders want it. Most of us understand that ...
    7 Common Characteristics of a ...
    By Ron Edmondson
    March 18th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Pastor, there are some things your church can’t do for you. It simply can’t. Please understand. I love the church. Greatly. I’m a local church...
    Seven Things the Church Can't D...
    By Ron Edmondson
    March 25th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Spiritual trend watchers have come up with terms like "nones" and "dones" to describe young people in the United States. "Nones" are those who don't cate...
    Today's Youth Want More Than Sp...
    By J. Lee Grady
    April 01st, 2015

    Leading Well
  • God wants us to shine forth His glory! David and Solomon were men in whom God’s glory shone forth. While becoming great, however, David and Solo...
    Stewarding Success and Failure
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    April 09th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • "But Jews came from Antioch and Iconium, and having won over the crowds, they stoned Paul and dragged him out of the city, supposing him to be de...
    True Success or Temporary Succ...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    April 15th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Most days Jesus stepped outside the door of whatever house he happened to be staying in and asked himself, “Who has the Father already prepared ...
    Meeting Behind Closed Doors
    By Steve Addison
    April 29th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Growing in leadership abilities—including growing in the knowledge of leadership and the relational aspect of leadership–should be a goal for ...
    7 Examples of Shallow Leadersh...
    By Ron Edmondson
    May 06th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • Leadership in the past, has been defined in a myriad of ways: organizational, tactical, technical, executive and managerial. It has been used to ...
    The Last Ten Percent of Leader...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    May 13th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • The differences between successful people and unsuccessful people are very small; but that which is very small is very big! Some lead in order to gai...
    Leadership that Lasts
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    May 19th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • I’m a student of leadership. I'm consistently talking to, interviewing, and learning from leaders I believe have been successful, regardless of ...
    7 Habits of Successful Leaders
    By Ron Edmondson
    May 27th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • I recently read Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns Goodwin.  It is a massive but very readable study of how Ab...
    Leadership Lessons from Lincol...
    By Dr. Tim Roehl
    June 03rd, 2015

    Leading Well
  • In life, each and every person will be under some kind of authority. Yet, “authority” is often misunderstood. Those in authority bear great ...
    Appealing to Those in Authorit...
    By Wayne Cordeiro
    June 10th, 2015

    Leading Well
  • I serve on the board of a local youth leadership program. These students are the top of their class, so the entry is competitive. Part of qualifyi...
    Seven Suggestions When Intervi...
    By Ron Edmondson
    June 17th, 2015

    Leading Well