How Wins Build Momentum

If you lead a team, of any sort, winning is important! Last week we talked about how to determine what it looks like for your team to win. Now, let’s talk about building wins! Wins are the fuel that keep your group going and your people excited. Wins build momentum like a wave as it heads toward shore. As your team wins, it will build excitement and buy-in from the people on your team. They’ll then be willing to give more and invest more, because they know it’s worth it and it matters. But, the question is, once you know ...

By |October 13, 2015|Categories: blog, church, discipleship, Leadership, Life|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

11 Laws of Having a Meeting (#’s 6-11)

We'll continue our discussion on the laws of having a meeting. If you missed the first post, click here.   Setting a Meeting Agenda 6. People are looking for CONNECTION as much as information. The more your team knows and enjoys each other, the better the chance they'll prioritize attending meetings. 7. Start within 5 MINUTES, end ON TIME. Start within 5 minutes of your scheduled start time to respect those who came on time. If you start any later, those who are already there will wish they were late and will be next time. ALWAYS end on time! When you ...

By |January 17, 2015|Categories: blog, church, Leadership, Spiritual Growth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

11 Laws of Having a Meeting (#’s 1-5)

A Great Time to Build The second half of January and into February is a great time to build your teams. (You can read more about that here) Many people are thinking of having a team meeting for the first time. We've all been invited to meetings we dread. We contemplate every excuse we can think of to not go. But, it doesn't have to be like that. So, I thought I'd share 11 essential parts (laws) to a holding a great meeting I've learned over the years. (I'm still learning, so please add your own add-ons below.) Before you set the meeting 1. Know WHY ...

By |January 15, 2015|Categories: blog, church, Leadership|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Top 10 Teams on T.V.

For any group to reach its potential, a leader has to understand his strengths and weaknesses. He also has to value the strengths and weaknesses of those on his team. For example, I was just playing t-ball with my sons and we lost a ball in the neighbors yard. I could figure out how a person could retrieve the ball, and my 4 year old was just the right size to sneak under a bush and through a fence to actually get it. Yay 4 year olds! When we each used our strengths, t-ball could continue. In light of recent ...

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