About 6 months I stumbled upon a podcast that has helped me grow tremendously! If you are someone that wants to continue to grow in your leadership I would highly recommend checking out Coaching for Leaders. Dave and his team do a great job at bringing on guests that are giving you relevant ideas you can apply in any situation you are leading in. Dave was kind enough to answer a few questions to help you become a better leader, start a podcast, and get the most out of his show. Let’s get plugged into leadership with Coaching for Leaders host Dave Stachowiak … More Insight on Leadership and Podcasting from Coaching for Leaders, Dave Stachowiak
You are a leader of a technical ministry. Chances are you are in this position because you have a good amount of technical skill. Perhaps you are a musician that knows a good deal about the sound system, you are in IT at your day job and are not afraid of computers, which made you the best choice, or maybe you are “Pro” that wants to use your gifts to serve the Lord at your church. What you did before isn’t as important as where you want to go. One thing is for sure, you can do more with a team than you can by yourself. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see how we can grow our team. … More 5 Ways to Build your Tech Team
Do you sometimes feel stuck in life? I do, and I found that most of the time, I it’s because I am holding on to wrong beliefs.
I have 2 kids, and believe it or not I once was a kid. I asked my son how old he thought I was the other day and he said 20. I thought that was pretty good, till I asked him how old he thought Grandma and Papa were. He said 22. Kids believe the most unbelievable things don’t they? When I was a kid there was a song by an R&B group called “Push It”. Great song. But when I was a kid and first exposed to this song, I believed they said, “Ah Smush it”. My brother to this day won’t let me live that down. … More Beliefs I had to Change to Lead
I was in my second job as a Tech Director for only about 6 months, when the strangest thing happened to me. Being there for only 6 months I was still considered new and fresh on the job. After a Saturday night service I had my first major souring communication with the Lead Pastor and we both left with the sour taste in our mouths. If your relationship with your pastor whether it is the worship pastor or preaching pastor there are some things YOU can do to help it improve. Let’s get plugged into leadership! … More Church Tech People, 5 Ways to improve your relationship with your pastor
Though there are many things that a leader needs to do well, there was one thing that I struggled to master. Not having a good grasp on this caused me to limit the influence I had with others. Most of all, learning and applying this concept allowed me to see things in a new light and forever changed me. Let’s get plugged into leadership! … More The One Principle That Improved The Effectiveness Of My Leadership
In nearly every church service the moment when you, the preacher, walk up on stage, gathers your notes and starts to speak happens. Everyone in the room is ready. Or are they? You open your mouth and begin but your microphone is not on! Frustration rushes through you. “Everyone knows what is about to happen but the one person who is responsible for turning on the mic” you think to yourself. What you say next will have a huge impact to the person at the soundboard. In this article I’d like to address pastors that have to work with technical people to carry out weekend services. I hope to give you a few things you can do that will help you get more out of the team on the weekend. Being on staff as a Technical Director for years, and now a pastor, I hope to bring unique insight that will be valuable for you. Let’s get plugged into leadership. … More Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team