3 Words To Encourage Fallen Pastors Ron Edmondson notes that 1500 pastors leave the ministry every month in America due to uncontrollable circumstances or personal failure. He offers sage advice about how to move ahead.
Work Smarter With Evernote in 2013 This highly practical post is from Alexandra Samuel in the HBR blog. She lays out a month by month game plan for going digital with your notebook in the year ahead. And she even offers you her latest ebook by the same name for only $3.99!
Management Is (Still) Not Leadership This is a great post by John Kotter in response to a BBC radio interview, and was also found on the HBR blog. Kotter lays out three common mistakes when talking about leadership, and goes on to define well what true leadership looks like.
Doing The Most Important Things First I have highlighted Kevin Eikenberry before. In this post, Kevin uses an analogy from growing up on a farm to make the case for leaders staying focused on what matters most. You wont forget this metaphor, and therefore it may really help you in leadership effectiveness for 2013.
Redefining Practical The final link is from Dan Rockwell. Dan wrote a post based on the answer to a profound question, “If you were starting over, knowing what you know today, what would you do differently?” The answers will challenge and inspire you.
Lead with intentionality!