A little while back I had the privilege of attending the seminar Leadercast put on by Chick-Fil-A and Giant Impact. There were many good speakers throughout the day that inspired me to be a better leader. As with any type of seminar, there were a few of the speakers that really seemed to hit home for me. One of those speakers was Andy Stanley. He is a sought-after leadership communicator, author, pastor, and the founder of North Point Ministries, Inc. One quote that is highlighted in his biography is, “The goal of leadership is not to eradicate uncertainty, but rather to navigate it.”
Andy spoke about changing your perspective to have a new perspective on leadership. By changing your perspective, you will change your life. I had a lot of thoughts come to me as I listened. Below is a compilation of what I heard him say and the thoughts I had as I listened.
As a leader, you are not there because you are the smartest, best equipped, or most talented. Leaders should not feel like they are better than others. Leaders, in fact, are in their positions for a number of different reasons. Some are there because they have been around the longest, they had the idea first, or because they had the right connections. [Read more…] about Having A New Perspective On Leadership