Leadership makes all the difference. Have you noticed that?
A ship may be well-built with a great crew, but with the wrong captain, it’s going to be hard for the ship to stay on course.
A lot of my friends are looking for the next leader of their church, their business, or their non-profit. As someone who has helped hire many people, here are 10 traits your next leader should not have:
1. He should not have to be a man.
Women are often overlooked for leadership positions, but they’re often just as qualified—if not more—for the position. If you are only looking at men for your leadership position, you’re going to miss out on some seriously qualified candidates.
2. They should not be narrow-minded.
Top leadership positions are not the place for narrow-minded agendas. Great leaders need to be able to see the big picture, accepting lots of different ideas and filtering out the best ones.
3. They should not have different values than your organization.
Having a leader with different core values is a nightmare waiting to happen. Before you get into serious talks about hiring, make sure this person’s values line up with those…Continue Reading