Leadership for the Next Genertation

Doing Less to Accomplish More

Leadership for the Next Genertation

By Allen Quist 

Is this a contradiction? It makes no sense for a leader to actually do less and yet accomplish more. Can the seeming impossibility become a possibility? It seems like it would take a miracle. How could this become leadership for the next generation?

The Leadership Dilemma

The idea that if you sacrifice yourself and work hard enough and long enough you will succeed has become a type of principle few question – except those who finally collapse under its weight. If leadership success does in fact require leaders working hard enough and long enough, then leadership success becomes a true sacrifice leading to an unhappy and unhealthy life and an early death. This cannot be an attractive life for the next generation.

The Leadership Contradiction

The contradiction we face is, “Do we sacrifice our health, our relationships, our life for success including ministry success or is there another and better way?”

There is a better way – not only for the leaders, but also for the next generation. There is something else you can sacrifice which can result in you finding your life again and actually setting up what you need to lead your organization to a new level while at the same time preparing the next generation for leadership.

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