How to Lead When You Are Already Busy #3

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt In earlier blogs we described the first two steps to take when you are already busy: Blog 1 – Plan well Blog 2 – Prioritize ruthlessly But planning and prioritizing won’t be enough. When you lead in an organization, you cannot — you must not...

How to Lead When You Are Already Busy #2

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Feeling overwhelmed by endless responsibility? Here are some practical things you can do about it! Step 1: Plan well The last blog tackled the first step: get control of your own life. We showed you a rhythm of planning that really works. But what...

How to Lead When You Are Already Busy

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt This is a very common challenge for anyone in leadership. Life is full already, so adding in leadership – especially volunteer leadership – is difficult. The most common response to busyness is to increase your activity – just put your...

Dirty Oil – or Dirty Leadership?

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt In October 2010, 551 ducks died in the tailing ponds of Syncrude oilsands in northern Alberta. “Pictures of dead and dying birds flashed around the world and Syncrude was cast by its critics as an environmental pariah,” reported the National...

Knowing When NOT to Lead

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt That’s right – good leaders know when NOT to lead. Most of the time leaders are responsible to stand up, speak up, and show the way. However, there are also times to step back. I remember twice in my tenure as pastor when it was better to let...

Eight Things to Love About Change

By Verdeen Bueckert Dan wrote of an intense experience with leading change in the last blog – here’s another perspective! Three years ago, I was handed a frightening assignment. An extensive change initiative in my unit at Foothills hospital had stalled, and it...