Are grudges hurting your team?
As leaders, we’re often at a crossroads, with an important choice to make. You can hold a grudge, skip the meeting, become nonresponsive, noncommunicative, and freeze out the people who have upset you. Or, you can lead with hospitality. You can forgive, be the bigger person, take the high road, and work on mending the
How do you react to your teams’ mistakes?
I heard a story in church years ago about a couple who had been married for over fifty years. When asked how in the world they stayed together despite each other’s faults, habits, and hang-ups, their response was amazing. It illustrates grace in action, and I’ll share their response here. The husband responded to the question
Do the Best Leaders Have the Most Power, Money, or Grace?
Power usually benefits, first and foremost, those who have it. Sure, their span of influence may be great big, and wide, but their true, positive impact is usually limited to a select few who they deem worthy of receiving it. And that impact usually comes at a cost, as leaders obsessed with power (specifically their own
Do You Expect Perfection from Your Team? How You Could Be Hurting Your Results.
Practicing grace, especially when people don’t expect it or, when they may not deserve it, absolutely will make them feel important. It’s extraordinary and special. The word “special” by definition, sparks good feelings and sentiments. These include positive words such as remarkable, exceptional, significant, and not the least of which, important. When we’re graceful with our