My 5 for Friday (April 13, 2018)

How do you budget with inconsistent income? What are the warning signs that laziness is creeping in? And how can you help build the leaders of tomorrow?

These questions and more are answered in this week’s My 5 for Friday.

  1. 3 Keys To Building The Leaders Of Tomorrow by David Fantin. In order to successfully pass the leadership baton, we must be intentional about training up future leaders. As David Fantin writes, “Building up quality leaders for tomorrow requires the leaders of today making sacrifices to invest in the next generation.” Checkout this post for three keys to building the leaders of tomorrow.
  2. 5 Truths About Growth and Scale That Frustrate Most Leaders by Carey Nieuwhof. Growth within a church or organization is a wonderful thing, but it is important to keep in mind some potential challenges growth brings with it. Carey Nieuwhof writes, “Every leader I know hopes their church or organization grows. The challenge is that few are prepared for what happens when it does.” Take a minute to consider these five truths about growth and scale that frustrate most leaders.
  3. 3 Sure Signs of a Healthy Staff by Dan Reiland. It is difficult to overestimate the impact your staff culture has on your team’s overall job satisfaction. But what constitutes a healthy team? How do you know when your team culture is healthy and when there is room for improvement? This post provides some insight. Take a look at these three sure signs of a healthy staff.
  4. 5 Warning Signs That Laziness Is Creeping into Your Leadership by Eric Geiger. Have you noticed a lack of interest or apathy creeping into your leadership? Eric Geiger states, “If we fail to address the temptation to move toward laziness, we become unfaithful in our leadership.” Take a look at this post for five warning signs that laziness is creeping into your leadership.
  5. Ask Chuck: How to Budget With Inconsistent Income by Chuck Bentley. Most people recognize the wisdom in creating a monthly budget, but this can be tricky if your income isn’t fixed.  For the freelance worker, a monthly budget can seem pointless. However, according to Chuck Bentley, “Planning is a necessary part of financial health for everyone, but especially the freelancer.” So checkout this post for how to budget, even with an inconsistent income.

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