The Challenges and Opportunities of Female Leadership

Episode #141
July 14, 2015
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Podcast Episode #141

Today on the podcast, Selma Wilson joins us to discuss the challenges and opportunities women face in leadership. Selma serves as vice president of organizational development at LifeWay Christian Resources and has been with LifeWay for more than 20 years.

Some highlights from today’s episode include:

  • The diversity and strength of your team makes you a stronger leader.
  • The team you put around you in leadership really matters.
  • The diversity of gifts and strengths on your leadership team will make you a stronger leader.
  • Don’t ignore critics, but don’t lead toward them. Keep the end in mind and don’t let the critics divert you.
  • The role of pastor is one of the greatest leadership roles in the world.
  • To manage your time well, you need structure for your time.
  • There is no replacement for time. You can’t get it back.
  • Half of a congregation is women. You need leaders in the church who can speak to women’s issues.

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