Deadly Sins Several months ago my friend gave me a book by Bill Donahue and Russ Robinson entitled The Seven Deadly Sins of Small Group Ministry. Donahue and Robinson lay out seven problems that any congregation will have as they try to develop a small group ministry. In the past twenty years of my ministry […]
Coaching and leadership skills are needed for the success and development of all healthy teamwork. Here are some good books and resources that can help as you grow as a coach and a leader.
The job description of a coach will include the following: Must invest enough time to get to know the person or persons being coached. Fully understand the mission, objectives, goals, roles, and challenges of the client. Clearly identify the context, mission, values, goals, roles, resources, accountability, timeframe, and expectations before coaching begins. Observe the person’s […]
Here is a good resource for teamwork development. The goal of Like A Team is to help provide some good tools for teamwork education and development. Quotes About Coaching I won’t accept anything less than the best a player’s capable of doing, and he has the right to expect the best that I can do […]
In his book, Leadership Coaching, Ton Stoltzfus points out how to develop smart goals. He uses the word smart as an acronym. S.M.A.R.T. Goals are: Specific Measurable Attainable Relevant Time-Specific (page 136) Dale Roach _________________________________________________ Quotes About Coaching Make sure that team members know they are working with you, not for you. –John Wooden Any […]
Skydiving and Teamwork: It’s Magic When It Is Done Right! What exactly does skydiving and teamwork have in common? Here are a few quotes to consider: Team spirit elevates with a broad-based contribution to the group effort. It’s especially important for the high-performing leader to avoid the situation of one or two people being the […]
10 Tips For How To Deal With Conflict Productively John M. McKee has a 10 tip strategy to deal with conflict productively. McKee also has some great insight on how to handle the various reasons for conflict. McKee is the founder and CEO of BusinessSuccessCoach.net, an international consulting and coaching practice with subscribers in 43 […]
Coaching is not always an easy process. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with one’s self. Dr. Gary Collins has some great insight on how to create a strategy for self-coaching. This strategy, along with other great insights can be found in Dr. Collins’ book entitled Christian Coaching. Here is an excerpt […]