Whether you are trying to get out of debt or lead a ministry, you need grit.
Grit has become recognized as a significant factor is a person’s ability to pursue and achieve their goals. Angela Duckworth, well known for her research on grit, defines grit as perseverance and passion for long-term goals. The absence of grit is seen when people decide to stop chasing their goals because of the difficulty achieving them.
Church budgets. I can hear the groaning now.
For those who oversee their church’s budget, budgeting season creates personal stress and a series of complaints. Everyone wants more. No one wants less.
Experienced leaders are those who have been in leadership roles for a significant period of time. These experienced leaders have led well throughout their career. Their lives and leadership have impacted many, which is why they have remained in their role.
Experienced leaders are susceptible to the fears leaders of all tenure face. However, because of their tenure, the impact of dwelling on these fears is often magnified, sometimes leading to an unfortunate deterioration of their legacy.
Changing yourself is difficult. Getting others to change sometimes seems impossible.
Many leaders face the need to lead their organization through some type of change. If you find yourself in this position, you are not alone.