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1 LEADERSHIP QUALITIES BUILDING HIGH PERFORMING CHURCH AUXILIARY BOARDS THROUGH EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP

2 GOAL Provide education and information for Church leaders to facilitate the Establishment of high performing auxiliary Boards within our local churches.

3 OBJECTIVES Define leadership. Define leadership. List leadership qualities. List leadership qualities. Establish team development stages. Establish team development stages. Match leadership style to stage of team development. Match leadership style to stage of team development.

4 What is leadership? Leadership is the capacity and will to rally men and women to a common purpose and the character which inspires confidence.OR Leadership is influence. John C. Maxwell

5 LEADERSHIP ACCORDING TO THE SCRIPTURES JOSHUA 4 JOSHUA 4 First and foremost be spiritual. First and foremost be spiritual. Joshua was in constant contact with God and God exalted Joshua in the sight of all Israel. You are in contact with God often. Joshua was in constant contact with God and God exalted Joshua in the sight of all Israel. You are in contact with God often. JUDGES 4 JUDGES 4 Have a heart. Have a heart. This is a leader who has been given the This is a leader who has been given the Leadership and guidance of the Holy Spirit to Leadership and guidance of the Holy Spirit to Meet daily challenges. You are guided by God. Meet daily challenges. You are guided by God. Barak was a leader guided by the Holy Spirit. Barak was a leader guided by the Holy Spirit.

6 SELECT A MENTOR

7 John 13 Servant leader Servant leader A spiritual vision of leadership such as the A spiritual vision of leadership such as the one Jesus modeled rejects self-seeking, self-protection, self-promotion, and self- advancement. It embodies humility, generosity, sacrifice, respect for others, reverence, and responsibility.

8 TITUS 1 Leaders should be Leaders should beBlameless Not overbearing Not quick tempered Not given to drunkenness Not violent Not pursuing dishonest gain Must be Hospitable One who loves what is good One who is self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined

9 TITUS 1 You must be trustworthy, You must be trustworthy, Trustworthiness is a balance of high competence and strong character. Trustworthiness is a balance of high competence and strong character.TRUSTTRUSTWORTHINESS BALANCE OF THE TWO CREATE CHARACTERCOMPETENCE A person with high character exhibits integrity, maturity and an Abundance Mentality (plenty for everybody, A person with high competence has knowledge and ability in a given area.

10 1TIMOTHY 3 God wants leaders who are disciplined, seasoned and convicted in faith. God wants leaders who are disciplined, seasoned and convicted in faith. Leaders should be Leaders should be Above reproach Above reproach Temperate Temperate Self-controlled Self-controlled Respectable Respectable Hospitable Hospitable Able to teach Able to teach Not given to drunkenness Not given to drunkenness Not violent but gentle Not violent but gentle Not a lover of money Not a lover of money Manage his own family Manage his own family Must not be a recent convert Must not be a recent convert A good reputation A good reputation Not malicious talkers Not malicious talkers

11 JEREMIAH 36 A leader must respond positively to A leader must respond positively to Gods will. Negative leadership can result in suffering and death. Gods will. Negative leadership can result in suffering and death. Leaders who respond positively to Gods Leaders who respond positively to Gods will result in peace, unity, forgiveness, deliverance, healing, and abundant life. will result in peace, unity, forgiveness, deliverance, healing, and abundant life.

12 DEUTERONOMY 31 Good leaders learn to accept with Good leaders learn to accept with gratitude the accomplishments of previous leaders. Joshua was not envious of the great deeds of Moses.

13 21 INDISPENSABLE QUALITIES OF A LEADER 1. CHARACTER 1. CHARACTER The leader exhibits integrity, maturity and The leader exhibits integrity, maturity and an abundance mentality. Followers do not trust leaders whose character they know to be flawed, and they will not continue following them. The key to success is character.

14 CHARISMA/OTHERMINDEDNESS The ability to draw people to you. The ability to draw people to you. You need to like people, love life, see good in people and give people hope. You need to like people, love life, see good in people and give people hope. Share yourself: wisdom, resources, and even special occasions Share yourself: wisdom, resources, and even special occasions Stay away from the following: Stay away from the following: Pride Pride Insecurity Insecurity Moodiness Moodiness Perfectionism Perfectionism Cynicism Cynicism

15 COMMITMENT It is the enemy of resistance. It is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down. It is the enemy of resistance. It is the serious promise to press on, to get up, no matter how many times you are knocked down. 4 kinds of people 4 kinds of people 1. Cop-outs 1. Cop-outs 2. Holdouts 2. Holdouts 3. Dropouts 3. Dropouts 4.All outs 4.All outs

16 COMMUNICATION The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. Its not just what you say but how you say it. Its not just what you say but how you say it. Simplicity is the key to effective communication. Be clear. Simplicity is the key to effective communication. Be clear.

17 COMPETENCE Its the leaders ability to say it, plan it and do it in such a way that others know that you know howand know that they want to follow you. Its the leaders ability to say it, plan it and do it in such a way that others know that you know howand know that they want to follow you. CULTIVATE COMPETENCE CULTIVATE COMPETENCE 1. Show up every day 1. Show up every day 2. Keep improving. 2. Keep improving. 3.Follow through with excellencequality. 3.Follow through with excellencequality. 4. Accomplish more than expectedgo the extra 4. Accomplish more than expectedgo the extra mile. mile. 5. Inspire others. 5. Inspire others.

18 COURAGE It is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others. It is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities… because it is the quality which guarantees all others. Courage is not an absence of fear. Courage is not an absence of fear. To improve courage: speak in front of an audience, face the music, do something daring. To improve courage: speak in front of an audience, face the music, do something daring.

19 RESPONSIBILITY Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility. The one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility. The one quality that all successful people have is the ability to take on responsibility. Responsible people Responsible people 1. Get the job done. 1. Get the job done. 2. They are willing to go the extra mile. 2. They are willing to go the extra mile. 3. They are driven by excellence. 3. They are driven by excellence. 4. They produce regardless of the situation. 4. They produce regardless of the situation.

20 DISCERNMENT Can be described as the ability to find the root of the matter. Discernment helps the leader see a partial picture filling in the missing pieces and finds the real heart. It relies on intuition as well as rational thought. Never relies on gut feeling alone, but involves your head to find the best options. Can be described as the ability to find the root of the matter. Discernment helps the leader see a partial picture filling in the missing pieces and finds the real heart. It relies on intuition as well as rational thought. Never relies on gut feeling alone, but involves your head to find the best options. Enhance your problem solving. Enhance your problem solving. Evaluate your options for maximum impact. Evaluate your options for maximum impact. Follow your instinct. Follow your instinct.

21 FOCUS The sharper it is, the sharper you are. The sharper it is, the sharper you are. Focus time and energy 70% on strengths Focus time and energy 70% on strengths Focus 25% on new things Focus 25% on new things Growth equals change Growth equals change Dont forget in leadership: if you are through growing, youre through. Dont forget in leadership: if you are through growing, youre through. Focus 5% on areas of weakness- delegate your weaknesses. Stick to things you know. Focus 5% on areas of weakness- delegate your weaknesses. Stick to things you know.

22 GENEROSITY Giving is the highest level of living. Giving is the highest level of living. Be grateful for whatever you have. Be grateful for whatever you have. Put people first. Put people first. Dont allow the desire for possessions to control you. Dont allow the desire for possessions to control you. Regard money as a resource. Regard money as a resource. Develop the habit of giving. Develop the habit of giving. Give something away. Give something away. Find someone to mentor. Find someone to mentor.

23 INITIATIVE 1. Leaders know what they want. 1. Leaders know what they want. 2. They push themselves to act. 2. They push themselves to act. 3. They take more risks. 3. They take more risks. 4. They make more mistakes. 4. They make more mistakes. To improve To improve 1. Change your mind-set. 1. Change your mind-set. 2. Dont wait for opportunity to knock. 2. Dont wait for opportunity to knock. 3. Take the next step. 3. Take the next step.

24 LISTENING The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people. A good leader encourages followers to tell him/her what he/she needs to know, not what he/she want to hear. The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people. A good leader encourages followers to tell him/her what he/she needs to know, not what he/she want to hear. The Law of Connection is leaders touching hearts before they ask for a hand. Before you can touch a heart, you must know whats in it. You learn by listening. The Law of Connection is leaders touching hearts before they ask for a hand. Before you can touch a heart, you must know whats in it. You learn by listening. The purpose of listening is to connect and learn. The purpose of listening is to connect and learn. Start listening not only for words, but also feelings, meanings and undercurrents. Start listening not only for words, but also feelings, meanings and undercurrents.

25 PASSION No one can be successful unless you love No one can be successful unless you love Your work. If you look at the lives of effective leaders you will find that they often dont fit into a stereotypical mold. Your work. If you look at the lives of effective leaders you will find that they often dont fit into a stereotypical mold. More than 50% of all CEOs of Fortune 500 companies had C or C- averages in college. More than 50% of all CEOs of Fortune 500 companies had C or C- averages in college. Nearly 75% of all U.S. presidents were in the bottom half of their school classes. Nearly 75% of all U.S. presidents were in the bottom half of their school classes. 50% of all millionaire entrepreneurs never finished college. Passion makes it possible for people who might seem ordinary to achieve great things. 50% of all millionaire entrepreneurs never finished college. Passion makes it possible for people who might seem ordinary to achieve great things. Passion increases your will power. Passion increases your will power. Passion is the first step to achievement. Passion is the first step to achievement. Your desire determines your destiny. Weak desires bring weak results and small fires creates little heat. Your desire determines your destiny. Weak desires bring weak results and small fires creates little heat. Passion makes the impossible possible. A leader with great passion and few skills always outperforms a leader with great skills and no passion. Passion makes the impossible possible. A leader with great passion and few skills always outperforms a leader with great skills and no passion. People nowadays dont sing, dont dance, and dont even commit sin with much enthusiasm. People nowadays dont sing, dont dance, and dont even commit sin with much enthusiasm.

26 POSITIVE ATTITUDE If you believe you can, you can. If you believe you can, you can. 1. Your attitude is a choice. Dont allow your good attitude to deteriorate. 1. Your attitude is a choice. Dont allow your good attitude to deteriorate. 2. Your attitude determines your actions. 2. Your attitude determines your actions. Attitude is the criterion for success. Attitude is the criterion for success. 3. Your people are a mirror your attitude. Who you are is who you attract. 3. Your people are a mirror your attitude. Who you are is who you attract. 4. Maintaining a good attitude is easier than regaining one. 4. Maintaining a good attitude is easier than regaining one.

27 PROBLEM SOLVING You will face problems! You will face problems! Good problem solving ability demonstrate 5 qualities: Good problem solving ability demonstrate 5 qualities: –1. They anticipate problems. If you have leaders who will come only if they know there is a good road, you should not want them. –2. They accept the truth. People respond to problems in these ways: They refuse to accept them; they accept them and then put up with them, or they accept them and try to make things better. Face up to the reality of any situation. –3. They see the big picture. –4.They handle one thing at a time. Richard Sioma has this advise: Never try to solve all the problems at once-make them line up for you one-by-one. –5. They dont give up when you are in the valley. TO Improve: –1. Look for trouble. –2. Surround yourself with problem solvers. –3. Develop a method and use TEACH T ime-spent to discover the real issue. T ime-spent to discover the real issue. E xposure-find out what others have done. E xposure-find out what others have done. A ssistance-have your team study all angles. A ssistance-have your team study all angles. C reativity-brainstorm multiple solution. C reativity-brainstorm multiple solution. H it it-implement the best solution. H it it-implement the best solution.

28 RELATIONSHIPS If you get along, they will go along. If you get along, they will go along. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. People dont care how much you know, until they know how much you care. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people. People dont care how much you know, until they know how much you care. John C. Maxwell John C. Maxwell

29 SECURITY You cant lead people if you need people. You cant lead people if you need people. Insecure leaders have several common traits. Insecure leaders have several common traits. 1. They dont provide security others. 1. They dont provide security others. 2. They take more from people than they give. 2. They take more from people than they give. 3. They continually limit their best people. 3. They continually limit their best people. 4. They continually limit the organization. 4. They continually limit the organization.

30 SELF-DISCIPLINE If you want to become a leader for whom self-discipline is an asset If you want to become a leader for whom self-discipline is an asset –1. Develop and follow your priorities –2. Make a disciplined lifestyle your goal –3. Challenge your excuses –4. Remove rewards until the job is done –5. Stay focused on results

31 SERVANTHOOD To get ahead, put others first. The true leader serves. Serve people. To get ahead, put others first. The true leader serves. Serve people. A true servant leader A true servant leader –1. Puts others ahead of his own agenda –2. Possesses the confidence to serve –3. Initiate service to others –4. Is not position-conscious –5. Serve out of love How you treat others is really a reflection of how we think about ourselves.How you treat others is really a reflection of how we think about ourselves.

32 TEACHABILITY To keep leading, keep learning. To keep leading, keep learning. A leader needs to continue to grow because your growth determines who you are, who your are determines who you attract: who you attract determines the success of your organization. A leader needs to continue to grow because your growth determines who you are, who your are determines who you attract: who you attract determines the success of your organization.

33 VISION Vision is everything for a leader. Vision is everything for a leader. Vision leads the leader. Vision leads the leader. –1. Vision starts within –2. Vision draws on your history –3. Vision meets others needs –4. Vision helps gather resources Remember: A true valuable vision must have God in it. Only He knows your full capabilities.Remember: A true valuable vision must have God in it. Only He knows your full capabilities.

34 BIBLIOGRAPHY Holy Bible, New International Version International Bible Society, New Jersey: East Brunswick, 1984, Blanchard, Kenneth The One Minute Manager Builds High Performing Teams, William Morrow and Company, Inc. New York: New York, Maxwell, John C. The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork. Maxwell Motivation,Inc. Georgia, 2001, DR. ELFREDA A. LAKEY Administrator/Facilitator First Lady of the 6 th Episcopal District

35 PRESENTED BY: PRESENTED BY: –Leo Pinkett, Georgia North Region Lay Leader 6 th Episcopal District (13 th Connectional Lay Institute Louisville, Kentucky 2005) –www.myhomebusinesspays.com/lpinkett


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