A return to in-person work brings the opportunity to make our offices more equitable, writes a communications specialist with Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Faced with dwindling student interest in campus ministry, a pastor rebuilt by creating a “virtuous cycle” of opportunities that feed one another.
Leadership based on collaboration benefits everyone involved. And the work improves, too.
Serving as the second chair can sometimes devolve into micromanaging, but an AME minister employs three practices to help carry out a clear, consistent vision for her church.
Predictability and transparency help people know how to do their work and why decisions have been made. And they set the stage to create a sense of agency, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Good administration provides predictability -- a clear purpose and guardrails that mark the outer limits of what is permissible -- while also empowering employees to choose a path or suggest a new trail, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
How can we identify and equip lay and ordained leaders for future roles in Christian organizations and institutions? Are we willing to even discuss succession planning?
To cultivate trust, leaders must contribute to a sense of safety, commit themselves to listening, empower others to act, learn from their mistakes, and promise only what they can deliver, writes the executive director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
The author grew up fly fishing -- practicing a craft and art that taught him to move delicately and swiftly, explore the surface and the depths, and untangle knots from both ends.
In this episode of “Can These Bones,” co-host Laura Everett talks to airline executive Marty St. George about the importance -- and practice -- of instilling shared values across an organization.
A challenge for most religious institutions is that our processes for filling leadership roles privilege those who were formed in our institutions -- not those outside, unlikely candidates more likely to lead transformative change -- writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.