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Are You a Methodical Leader?

The story of Nehemiah rebuilding the walls of Jerusalem is a classic model of managerial leadership.

His approach was methodical (Neh 1-7).

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How to Plan Ahead

(excerpts from “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” by John Maxwell)

P  Predetermine a course of action.

L  Lay out your goals.

A  Adjust your priorities.

N  Notify key participants.

A  Allow time for acceptance.

H  Head into action.

E  Expect problems.

A  Always point to the successes.

D  Daily review your plan.

Of the components in the PLAN AHEAD strategy:

  • Which are you most likely to do well?
  • Which are you likely to skip or do poorly?
  • What would help you become stronger in each of the components (coaching, watching someone, training, tips/tools)?

Go Where He Says to Go

Consider the vision that Jesus communicated to His apostles (Acts 1:8).

It began with a promise of how they would be able to fulfill the vision. They would not be operating under their own power. Their part would be obedience.

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