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Habits of a Strong Team

November 14, 2022
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Your ministry probably has organizational values. Shared values set the tone for what the company cares about most. In ministry or business, values typically represent the principles you stand for, like integrity, perseverance, Christ-likeness, service, and respect for others. Values act as a filter to help leaders and their team members make decisions and plan…

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Generous Leaders Are In

October 31, 2022
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It has been said that you cannot out-give God. While this is true–God has entrusted you with much as a leader and he expects you to give yourself away to others. At the heart of this truth is generosity. At its core, generosity is other-focused. Leading with a generous heart communicates that you value your…

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How to Keep Morale Strong During a Recession

August 10, 2022
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As news of an economic recession makes headlines, many employees start to focus less on their work and more on surviving the season. This focus on the country’s woes can increase stress on an already weary workforce and wreak havoc on team morale. As a leader, you can’t force your team to stay positive, but…

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Don’t Settle for Okay: Profiles Move Church Teams from Good to Great

March 9, 2020
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As a local church pastor for twenty-five years, Michael Lee was no stranger to personality differences in his congregation. Plus, his undergraduate degree in psychology had introduced him to dozens of kinds of personality assessments and tools. But even so, when Michael enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program at New Orleans Baptist Theological…

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Team Building Made Easy With NEW LFYS Courses

December 16, 2019
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The Leading From Your Strengths principles makes a tremendous difference in your team’s effectiveness, intimacy, and strength when understood and applied. The issue has been assimilating the principles in a scalable way across your organization. That has all changed with this implementation of new technology. Ministry Insights invested 100K this year to reshoot and streamline…

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Roger Orman leads teams to adapt

Teams: You Can Maximize How You Adapt

September 15, 2016
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Mistaken Identity Leads Ministry Director to LFYS Profile “I discovered Leading From Your Strengths by accident,” confesses Roger Orman, a director with the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board. “It was a case of mistaken identity.” For years, Roger had used Gallup StrengthsFinder in his work as a pastor and later as Associate Director of the South…

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Exercise: Compare Leading From Your Strengths and Leading From Your Weaknesses

May 10, 2016
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Each member of your team has God-given strengths – predictable ways he naturally approaches or respond to problems, information, change, and risk. But each team member likely approaches the Principle of Strengths in different ways. Some are altogether unfamiliar with the concept. Others have been taught to focus on improving their weaknesses … or to…

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