Podcast Episode #388
Ever known a leader who didn’t lead? They may have had the position to do so, but just didn’t follow through with the action. Today, we discuss why.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Leadership is not something you attain. Leadership is a progressive journey.
- Too many leaders don’t actually know how to lead.
- Too many pastors are trying not to be autocratic that they aren’t actually leading.
- True leaders are constant learners.
- You can learn by both mentoring and being mentored.
- People who are no longer leading are often people who are no longer learning.
The five reasons leaders fail to lead are:
- They are weary of conflict and criticism.
- They don’t know how to lead.
- They overreact to autocratic leadership.
- They don’t have people speaking into their lives on a regular basis.
- They always seek consensus.
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