5 for Leadership (6/7/14)

small__7181077141This week we have topics ranging from leadership character to bad leadership decisions, from mentoring to being productive every day, and end on concepts of leadership success. I hope you enjoy this version of 5 for Leadership.

6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day  “Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done? Know how many days a week you’re actually productive? About three.” See what else Eric Barker as to say about how to be productive.

10 Things Young Leaders Need To Succeed  “The Success of young leaders is the future of organizations. Old leaders, who cling to leadership, limit their legacy.” Dan Rockwell provides us with some great insights on this topic. Take a look.

7 Hints You’re About To Make A Bad Leadership Decision  “I’ve made many bad decisions in my leadership. Thankfully, the longer I lead, the more I develop warning signs I’m about to make another. I think these may apply to all leaders.” Ron Edmondson shares from his own experience. 

A Simple And Revealing Character Test Every Leader Should Try  “So how are you really doing when it comes to your character development? It can be a bit difficult to tell, can’t it? Character, like so many things, seems hard to measure. It would be great if you could get a simple reading like you would for your cholesterol or blood pressure. Then you’d know.” Carey Nieuwhof give us a good way to know where we stand when it comes to a character checkup.

The Mentoring Leader  “Mentoring is a really important component of leadership. So if someone is in charge of a group of volunteers, mentoring or developing them would be one function of leading them.” Nancy Ortberg shares a lot of wisdom in this interview about church leaders training volunteers. 

There are the 5 for this week. If you find something you like, share it with someone else.

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