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Establishing and Navigating Relational Boundaries

October 10, 2013 8:00 AM

One of the oft-overlooked components of successful leadership is the thoughtful establishment of clear expectations and boundaries regarding our availability to those we lead. After 20 years, I have come to understand that the more intentionality we bring to...

Three Ways to Kill a Small Group

August 23, 2012 2:38 PM

You’ve worked hard to prepare for your first small group: the invitations have been sent, the curriculum selected, the brownies baked. Everything you need for an amazing small-group experience! Except…it’s not that easy. It takes much more than good...

Everybody’s Friend, Nobody’s Leader

July 2, 2012 1:25 PM

Sharon and Tracy had worked extremely well together for many years. Both were surprised when Sharon was promoted, effectively leaving Tracy under her supervision. Sharon didn’t notice the initial subtle changes to the relationship, she was just so pleased...


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