In this episode, Clay Scroggins helps share some helpful tips for approaching the future of leadership within the church and the changes that will come. He also shares about his new book and some leadership principles that have shifted in recent years.
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Some insights on leadership:
- Great leaders have extended trust before just demanding trust
- It's not about old versus new – it's about everyone getting better together
- Conflict has always been a part of relationships, but we are going to have to become more mature about handling more conflict in better ways
- 4 A's – Affirm, Ask, Acknowledge, Advise
- Flexibility and convenience
- Ex: before setting a meeting, consider what type of meeting you want it to be and what you want to accomplish
- Being intentional about scheduling things with leaders/volunteers without requiring them to be somewhere (think digital)
- Being able to say “I don't know”
- Accept that other people may know more than you and be open to feedback
- Get the book (The Aspiring Leader's Guide to the Future)
- Use the conflict framework
- Work on one idea a month
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