Tag Archives: leadership

  1. Thermometers and thermostats: which are you?

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    11/06/2018 by Chris Green

    Thermometers can tell you what’s happening, but they can’t change anything. Enter the thermostat.

  2. More training, or take a risk?

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    20/11/2017 by Chris Green

    The team leader looked me straight in the eye. “I’m only here because someone took a risk with me when I was his age.    I want to do for him, what someone did for me.”

  3. Why you’re not the US president (and that’s a good thing)

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    20/09/2017 by Chris Green

    The culture sees independence as maturity, but for us that’s not good enough.  Interdependence is maturity.

  4. Do you have ‘A’ responsibility, or ‘The’ responsibility? You need to know the difference.

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    07/06/2017 by Chris Green

    I’ve just watched a small team have a bit of a wobble.  They didn’t crash – the event they planned went smoothly in the end, and no-one outside the team would have spotted that there was a problem. But there was, and it’s easily solved.

  5. Five reasons to choose your heroes with care

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    18/04/2017 by Chris Green

    I keep a list of preachers I run through as I am preparing a sermon.  Particular preachers have gifts and emphases I …
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  6. The easy part, and the hard part

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    22/09/2016 by Chris Green

    In every leadership task there’s an easy part and a hard part – and they just keep on coming

  7. Why do pastors resist making friends in the congregation?

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    01/06/2016 by Chris Green

    Yes, having friends will involve risk. But what kind of cold, non-relational beings would we be if we never took that risk?

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