Five Musts Leading into 2019

A new calendar year provides an opportunistic and important time to lead splendiferously. The following are three powerful questions to ask yourself, followed by five ways to lead well into 2019.

  • What would make 2019 a successful year?
  • How will 2019 results be different than years prior?
  • What personal rhythms will help you be the person you want to be?


1. Maximize the Holidays

  • Extravagant experiences: create “wow” environments
  • Calls to action: provide easy and clear next steps for people to take
  • Spoil your team: appreciate and care for people over-the-top


2. Spiritual Vibrancy

  • Rest: do what you need to do to be your best
  • Centering: be awake to truth and spiritual awareness
  • Remembrance: be steadfastly mindful of what matters most


3. Strategic Planning

  • Immediate: a review with your team to ensure you’re prepared
  • Short-term: be intentional and specific with leadership action steps and calendaring
  • Long-term: take the time to set goals with accountable action steps


4. Masterful Communications

  • Digital: have a presence and be up-to-date
  • Personal: prepare how and what needs to be said
  • Communal: give your people purpose-driven talking points


5. Stewardship Savvy

  • Giving: give people amazing opportunities to give
  • Investing: use resources where huge impacts will be had
  • Budgeting: craft a strategic budget and consider moving to a July-June fiscal year


I’d love to hear your ideas and action steps as well. Feel free to comment and share!


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