2. The Potential Around You Adding value to those you serve motivating leaders:interview 3. Why Its Difficult to Develop Leaders
- Leaders are often over-committed in other areas
- Leaders usually are strong-willed and have personal agendas
- Leaders are often enticed with opportunities that look more exciting and meaningful
4. How to Add Value to a Potential Leader
- Ask the person to be a part of the vision
- Treat people as your greatest asset
- Listen to people; know their hearts
- Equip them according to their gifts and desires
- How are we actively looking for potential leaders?
- What training systems for leaders do we have in place?
- How often do we ask God to raise up leaders in our church?
- What does 2 Timothy 2 say about leadership development?
6. Finding Your Leadership Style 10 ways to lead Gods people motivating leaders:assessment 7. Leadership Styles
- Has a clear picture of what should happen. Future-oriented, idealistic, and full of faith
- Breaks vision into achievable steps, forming a game plan that everyone can participate in
8. Leadership Styles
- Sees who needs a challenge, more training, some recognition, an encouraging word, a day off
- Finds leaders and places them in the right positions to produce the right results
- Im aware that some of us take our leadershiprole a bit more seriously than others
10. Leadership Styles
- Has vision, energy, and a risk-taking spirit. Functions best in a start-up operation
- Brings a variety of people together to help a complex organization achieve its mission
11. Leadership Styles
- Assesses mission, strengths, weaknesses, resources, and then points organization in the right direction
- Establishes markers on the way to a destination, then organizes people, process, and resources to achieve mission
12. Leadership Styles
- Loves, supports and prays for team members so diligently that mission is achieved
- Thrives in a situation that has lost focus. Sees what the mission was and what it must be now
13. What Is My Leadership Style?
Strategic Motivational Team-builder Entrepreneurial Me! Not me! 14. 3 Key Positions on a Winning Team Putting people in the right place motivating leaders:assessment 15. Believe me, fellows, everyone from the Pharaoh on down is an equally valued member of the team. 16. Key Positions on a Winning Team
- Get others excited about an idea
- Convince doubters they can do a mission bigger than themselves
- Deliver ministry so lives are touched
- Provide what contributors need for success
- Coordinate, plan, and troubleshoot
17. From Setback to Solution Discouragement neednt be terminal motivating leaders:case study 18. The Situation
- A board member resigns because the church does not have an adequate youth program for his son. The board member and his family plan to join a larger church nearby. The church knows it needs a youth pastor but is reluctant to pay another salary.
19. What Happened
- Pastor meets with key leaders
- Leaders talk to others about youth work
- Volunteers are asked to help with youth
- Task force writes steps for hiring a youth minister
- Finance committee evaluates cost
The Result In 6 months, church approves hiring a part-time youth minister. In one year, the position becomes full-time 20. Discuss
- How can setbacks energize us to find new solutions?
- How did the action plan of this church build consensus?
- What current situations are requiring us to look for creative solutions?
21. Ministrys Fuel Mark 12:3031 Love must be our primary motivation motivating leaders:devotional 22. What Motivates You to Lead
- This is the primary fuel that drives everything else
- It involves all of me: heart, soul, mind, strength
- Service is the natural overflow of this
- I see their hurt and hunger
- I am concerned about the need
- How does love for God compel you to serve as a leader?
- What motivates you to give time and energy to church?
- What signals do we get that our love for God is waning?
- How can we rekindle our love for people?
24. Strength for Difficult Days 2 Corinthians 4:1618 Set your affections on things above motivating leaders:devotional 25. What Causes Loss of Motivation
- Time and schedule pressures
- Difficulties or conflicts with people
- How do we manage people, property, and responsibilities in a way that maintains eternal focus?
- What helps you focus on eternal things?
- What turns your focus to earthly things? To God?
27. Sparks That Ignite into Flame Philippians 3:1214; Proverbs 27:17 Motivation for the tough tasks motivating leaders:how-to 28. Ways to Stay Motivated
- Invest in an affirmative outlook
- Fuel the fire with like-mindedness
- Clear up conflicts quickly
- Get involved in front-line issues
- What are some ways to keep a healthy desire to serve from becoming over-commitment?
- Besides guilt and anger, what are other deficit motivators?
- After their term is up, do most of our leaders say, Never again, or are they eager to re-enlist? Whats the difference?
30. Motivation or Manipulation? Hebrews 13:1718;2 Timothy 2:15 Bringing out the best in people motivating leaders:how-to 31. To Bring Out the Best in People
- Offer a friendly atmosphere
- Know how much they can take on
- Give them a reputation to uphold
- Enjoy your work and let it show
32. 33. Discuss
- Do our volunteers enjoy their work? How do we know?
- Are our volunteers challenged to grow in their skills?
- Which volunteers could take on more responsibility?
- How do we reward enthusiasm in our volunteers?
34. 35. Final thoughts
- In our church, what enormous tasks do we assume will scare people away?
- How can we present these tasks in a way that will motivate leaders among us?
- What one thing would make the biggest difference in how wemotivate our leaders?