Friday Finds - 6 Habits, Justin Bieber, and Retaining Visitors

I hope you've had a great week. Whether your week was full of struggles or celebrations, I hope you've found the courage to lead well.

Here are 5 articles to help you lead smarter this week.

Six Habits of People Who Know How To Bring Out The Best In Others by Stephanie Vozza via

A large part of leadership is setting up others for success. To be able to do that, the leader needs to know who's on their team and how to help them reach their potential. In this article, Vozza discusses six habits of leaders who bring out the best in their team.

You Need To Read What Justin Bieber Said About Christianity Because He's Right by Jonathan M. Seidl via

Justin Bieber has made an impact on the world. For better or worse, he is an influencer. Over the past couple of years Justin has become more vocal about his faith and his personal relationship with Jesus. Belieber or not, Justin has some profoundly inspiring things to say about Christianity in this article. 

6 Signs It's Time To Give Up On Your Business by William Vanderbloemen via

Wondering if and when there will come a point in your business when it's time to cut your losses and throw in the towel? William Vanderbloemen outlines 6 ways to know when it might be time to give up.

9 Things That Worked In The Church A Decade Ago That Don't Work Today via

If you've been in ministry or your church has been around for more than 10 years, it might be time to shake things up a bit. What kept people coming back a decade ago is different than what is attracting people to churches now. Check out this article by Carey Nieuwhof for some practical changes to keep you and your church relevant.

2 Ways To Retain Church Visitors In The New Year by Brian Dunks via

Did your attendance jump around the holidays and at the beginning of the calendar year? Are you left wondering how to keep these new people coming back every week? Check out this article by my colleague, Brian Dunks.

Upcoming Coaching Opportunities

VanderCoaching - Vanderbloemen Search Group's on-demand video coaching course for church leaders on everything you need to know about team building. 

Executive Pastor Coaching Network - Join me, Jenni Catron, William Vanderbloemen, and Eric Rojas for 6 days of round-table coaching specifically for Executive Pastors.

Propel Conference - The online church leadership conference created for churches of 300 and under. Join me, Ron Edmondson, and other church leaders as we help church leaders take their church to the next level.

Tim StevensComment