Are you looking to grow as a leader in 2016? Do you plan to be more intentional? Do you want to grow in curiosity and humility? Do you want to become more teachable? There are all sorts of resources you can turn to (including this blog), but a great place to start is 12 Often Overlooked Practices Great Leaders Develop That Poor Leaders Don't, one of the most popular posts last year from Carey Nieuwhof's blog. Carey is the founding and teaching pastor of Connexus Church north of Toronto Canada. His blog is a must-read resource for ministry leaders.
Here's a sample of the post:
So what separates great leaders from not-so-great leaders?
There are many things, but these 12 overlooked practices stand out to me as often-missed qualities and characteristics of the best leaders I know.
The good news is none of them are genetic. They mostly consist of attitudes and disciplines.
Change your attitude, gain some discipline, and you can become a far better leader too.