There are very few things less fun than having to let someone go.
Especially off of a church staff.
Families are involved. Friendships are involved. And given the very public ministry of most church staff members, the repercussions can be huge.
But nonetheless, sometimes changes need to be made. Ron Edmondson gives some reasons why a termination may …
Even the question stings a little.
Do you have a manipulator on your staff?
I love a recent post by Dan Rockwell (aka “The Leadership Freak”) about manipulators. Dan says that manipulators “advantage themselves by disadvantaging you”; and they try to endear themselves to others in the process.
Rockwell says that manipulators use compassion against you.
Here is how …
In his book, Fairness is Overrated: And 51 Other Leadership Principles to Revolutionize Your Workplace, Tim Stevens discusses three types of alignment you will see in your church. According to Tim, here is the scenario:
1. Same Direction
This is when everyone is heading in the right direction. There is peace and harmony on your team. Your …