“Question your assumptions,” Shanks seems to be saying, “but don’t drive yourself crazy.” If that sounds like good sense, you’ll want to read and share “10 Thoughts on Leading Through the COVID-19 Crisis.”
The writers describe a research project where 500 business leaders were asked to assess their own strengths and weaknesses. Each executive then chose 20 or 30 colleagues to conduct the same assessment on their boss. The study revealed very little overlap between the areas leaders thought they needed to improve, and the weaknesses identified by their subordinates.
Is it possible that church leaders, as well, are unaware of the way their colleagues experience them? Humbly exploring such issues can lead to personal growth and more productive relationships for all. Read how it’s done here.