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Jesus On Leading – Listening & 10 Questions I Love to Ask

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Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

Guest Post by Judy Douglass You’ve probably noticed, when reading the Gospels, that Jesus was consistent in his conversation. He asked a lot of questions. If you think about it, asking questions implies something so critical to leading: a willingness to listen. Now I’ve known people who ask lots of questions, but they don’t listen.  You’ve barely begun to reply before they ask another question.  I don’t think that’s how Jesus did it.  Nor should we. Perhaps, in order to listen well and learn something from the person we are talking with, we…

Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

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Jesus on Leading: Listening 1: 10 Questions I Love to Ask

Guest Post by Judy Douglass You’ve probably noticed, when reading the Gospels, that Jesus was consistent in his conversation.  He asked a lot of questions. If you think about it, asking questions implies something so critical to leading:  a willingness to listen. Now I’ve known people who ask lots of questions, but they don’t listen.  You’ve barely begun to reply before they ask another question.  I don’t think that’s how Jesus did it.  Nor should we. Perhaps, in order to listen well and learn something from the person we are talking with, we…

How Do You Do Success?

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Guest Post by Greg Stoughton An approach to coaching that I have found effective is to help a person explore how he or she does success? We each have patterns and preferences for how best we work to get things done. But most of us haven’t made time to give thought to our most effective practices. Let me provide you a bit of context for the narrative of a coaching time that follows. Many colleagues and I are part of a mission organization where we have the privilege of recruiting a personal ministry partner team (individuals, families and businesses) to pray, finance and…