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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 6: The Encouragement – John Truscott

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Last time we looked at specific review points, from a weekly meeting to the annual or six-monthly setting of aims and targets. But line management should be seen as a continuous process 24/7. It’s an ongoing relationship.
Let’s recap. I’ve noted that your attitude needs to be one of developing the worker to be the best …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 5: The Review – John Truscott

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“Ah,” you say, “the dreaded annual appraisal”. To confirm your feelings, watch this clip (ignore the non-appraisal bit!):
And that’s what appraisal is all about for many line managers, with Christians being little different. Sad.
So let’s start again. I’ll avoid the A word and use the broader R one, Review. Here are four key points.

Review is …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Managing Staff – Part 4: The Plan – John Truscott

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This time I build on the three foundations of job description, person profile and employment terms to create a plan for the worker that will give them a right balance of challenge and support. Getting that balance just right is your responsibility. It will be different for each person you manage. No, not easy!
Personal aims
You …

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Defining Moments Shorts | Elder and Board Selection

 

Elder selection is so critical.  Make a wise choice and the church will benefit hugely.  Make an unwise choice and the impact could be devastating.
This episode of Defining Moments shares some really helpful details about how Willow Creek have addressed Elder and Board Selection.  Here is a sample.  It is well worth listening to the …

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Defining Moments | Your Church’s Next Leader

Bill Hybels, Jim Mellado with Geoffrey Canada
The topic of succession planning often makes leaders squirm. It can be filled with insecurities and uncertainties, and yet the future of the churches that leaders have spent their lives building is at stake. Succession is one of the biggest risks a leader will ever take. As Willow dives …

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Defining Moments Shorts | Handling Staff Reductions

Are positions, whether volunteer or paid staff aligned with your Church’s strategic plan?
Do you need to consider a similar exercise in alignment that Willow Creek undertook?

 
Try and spend some time in prayer talking and listening to God about these questions.
 
Listen to more from Bill Hybels, Greg Hawkins, Colby Burke and Nancy Beach here about how …

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Comms Lab with Rob Harley – 4

Comms Lab 4 Video
In this session Rob Harley reflects on wisdom towards gay couples and on money matters. He also takes a look at the book, ‘Half the Sky’, about women facing oppression around the world.

 
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The Labs
Comms Lab with Rob Harley – 1Comms …

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It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1c – What to do when the Bible is silent

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Play Session 1c – What to do when the Bible is silent

This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre
Other sessions available:
It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1a – A Church’s Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1b – How to Determine Your Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life …

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It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1b – How to Determine Your Core Values

Pastor James Emery White on:
leading church
growing church
being church
surviving church
 
 
Play Session 1b – How to Determine Your Church’s Core Values

This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre
Other sessions available:
It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1a – A Church’s Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1b – How to Determine Your Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1c …

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It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1a – A Church’s Core Values

Pastor James Emery White on:
leading church
growing church
being church
surviving church
 
 
Play Session 1a – A Church’s Core Values

This session was recorded at Milton Keynes Christian Centre
Other sessions available:
It’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1a – A Church’s Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1b – How to Determine Your Core ValuesIt’s a Wonderful Life Conference 1c – What …

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