Posts Tagged ‘Lee Ellis’

4 Courageous Ways to Lead By Lee Ellis

4 Courageous Ways to Lead with Honor in 2022 Consistently leading with honor can be challenging in good times but, in difficult times it requires a courageous heart.   We’ve lived with COVID almost two years now, and it’s ironic that the “Corona Virus” brings to mind the wisdom of an old expression about a phrase…

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Adapt Your Leadership By Lee Ellis

 How to Adapt and Thrive Amidst Constant Change You need to adapt! How many times over the last year did you hear this from others? If there ever was a time during which you’ve had to adapt in ministry, it’s been the last 12 months. Let’s continue talking about it from a different angle that…

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Treasuring Your Trials By Lee Ellis

Treasuring Your Trials: Three Leadership Survival Steps for Challenging Times What a season we’ve had with the Coronavirus outbreak! What we have seen in the last week is shocking. Almost beyond comprehension. Incredible as it sounds, I experienced a similar shocking life change at age 24. My Vietnam POW Experience I was a combat experienced…

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The Remedy for Unreachable Goals By Lee Ellis

The Remedy for Unreachable Goals: 4 Ways to Lead with Honor More unrealistic goals handed down from leadership where I didn’t have any input. So, here we go again. Accept it and figure out how to make it happen. Now I’m trapped in a corner, so I’ll have to “lie, cheat, and steal” (as the…

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Renew Your Accountability By Lee Ellis

Will you renew the value of accountability in your leadership? Perhaps now is an appropriate time for you to renew the leadership value of accountability. Professional accountability is a good thing. Without it, excellence is merely a pipe dream and even average performance isn’t a realistic expectation. My Experience As a former POW in the…

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How Leaders Make Connections By Lee Ellis

Two Foolproof Ways that Leaders Make Connections What is it like when you work with a highly competent, skilled staff member that has little ability to connect with others? In my experience it’s frustrating and mentally draining! This soft skill of connecting with others is the art of leadership. To master this art, you must…

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Ministry Resilience By Lee Ellis

  Ministry Resilience –  3 Ways to Bounce Back In life and ministry,  resilience is essential because it is  inevitable to go through tough times that seem impossible. Pushing through a challenge with unrelenting determination. Simply not giving up when you want to call it quits. Doing things that you don’t feel like doing in…

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Avoid the Appearance of Wrongdoing By Lee Ellis

Avoid the Appearance of Wrongdoing – A Leader’s Reminder You’re in a work or ministry situation where it’s not necessarily wrong or improper, but the appearance of your activity or decision could mistakenly be construed as a wrongdoing. What do you do? Launch forward and accept the consequences or avoid the appearance of wrongdoing altogether?…

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Influence and Engagement By Lee Ellis

Solutions to Influence and Engagement As a church or nonprofit leader, you’re pressured to find solutions and get results as you head into the last quarter of the year. Regardless of your internal or external goals, the tool that we must use in the process is gaining and using influence with others. This skill seems…

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Goal-Setting Tips for Leaders By Lee Ellis

Three Springtime Goal-Setting Tips for Leaders If you’re feeling some anxiety or struggle about achieving goals that you set earlier in the year, here’s my advice for relieving that pressure: fail fast and avoid the drama. Just avoid making goals altogether. Seriously, you say? The concept of stretch goals for personal and professional growth can…

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