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What Is the Best Quality of a Leader?

What Is the Best Quality of a Leader?

Do you know what the best quality of a leader is?  I think if you had asked me this question when I was younger I might have said, success, or charisma, or something equally as fleeting. But, I was young and there was a lot I did not know then.  If I was to answer this question today, I would, without hesitation say that the best quality of a person in leadership is humility.  Because the more I have seen and been a part of I believe this quality is at the core of any greatnes ...Read more »
What Golf Taught Me About Making Training Count: Part 2

What Golf Taught Me About Making Training Count: Part 2

In my last blog, we began a conversation about trainings. I used my golf game to show that trainings are good, but they don’t encompass the whole solution. Today I want to continue the discussion and together I believe we can find a way to make trainings count. Principle #2: When Strength Meets Potential, Magic Happens I recently bought this great new golf club. Several sources told me that this club would add significant yards to my drive. However, when I took the new club and put my ol ...Read more »
What Golf Taught Me About Making Training Count: Part 1

What Golf Taught Me About Making Training Count: Part 1

Studies show a big percentage of money spent on training impacts work performance little to none. Yet, bringing in a consultant to train our teams with comprehensive sessions designed to help us increase performance sounds like a logical approach to get everyone on the same page. So, why is it that our trainings so often fail? Is it possible that training is not the wrong idea, but also not the whole solution? Can we change the way we commit to trainings and make them count for more? Amped Up Go ...Read more »
6 Ways to Changing Your Ministry's Existing Culture

6 Ways to Changing Your Ministry's Existing Culture

1980: A manager is needed to keep things consistent or the same. 1990: Individual Leaders are needed because everything is changing. 2000: Team leaders are needed because leadership is multi-faceted The saying goes, “the only thing that stays the same is that everything changes.” And it is so true! Our role as leaders and managers has consistently morphed to meet the changing culture that we live in. It is an undeniable that for you to succeed, you must be willing to change. And, ...Read more »
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Randy Bronkema
Advocace Senior Consultant

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