Friday Finds - Introverts & Corporate Transitions

Photo from Freddie Marriage via Unsplash

Photo from Freddie Marriage via Unsplash

I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July. I enjoyed quality time with the family and awesome fireworks in Breckenridge, Colorado. This week? Back to hitting the road helping churches build great teams. 

Here are a few articles I've gathered to help you lead smarter this week. Let me know your thoughts in the comment section below. 

8 Ways Introverts Socialize Differently by Jenn Granneman via Introvert, Dear

Regardless of your area of work, it is a crucial step for all leaders to acknowledge the role that introverted people play on their team. Jenn Granneman gives a delightfully accurate vision of the unique mindset of introverts in both social and workplace environments.  

5 Surprises About Transitioning To A Church Staff From The Corporate World by Jamie Byrd via Vanderbloemen Search Group

The transition from a corporate job to a mission-focused church staff job can be incredibly rewarding, but also can have some unseen obstacles along the way. My colleague Jamie Byrd describes 5 of these 'surprises' that job seekers should keep in mind.

The "Other Side" Is Not Dumb by Sean Blanda via Medium

In this well-written opinion piece by Sean Blanda, it is discussed how social media has changed public opinion- often for the worse. Learn how we can be more accepting of other's opinions and lifestyle choices both online and offline. 

The Top 30 Christian Leaders You Should Follow On Twitter In 2016 Part 2 via Brian Dodd on Leadership

I'm super honored to be featured on Brian Dodd's Top 30 Christian Leaders You Should Follow On Twitter among so many great and influential leaders in the church world. Check out the article and the other leaders who made the list. 

What articles have you read this week that have inspired you to be a better leader? Share them with me in the comments below.

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