11. Leaders provide people with the tools, resources, budget and encouragement to succeed—not rules and red tape.
12. We try to serve up a win for developing leaders. We get out in front and help pave the way for volunteers to see the positive results of their efforts.
I wrote a couple of years ago that “no one does more to determine the spiritual temperature of my church than me, the pastor.” I still believe that. And I believe it about every church staff member who leads a team, every supervisor in a company, every teacher in the classroom and every other kind of leader in the world.
To grow, develop more leaders and better systems, and make sure your organization creates the healthy environment in which leaders can thrive.