We often confuse clarity with decisiveness. Everyone expects a leader to be decisive especially in a crisis. “Tell us what to do.” When you do, you get: “No. We can’t do that.” Your people ask for a decision, and sometimes that’s what they need. More often, though, they are looking for clarity. But even for…

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Confidence is necessary in doing the hard things inevitable in a crisis. It creates momentum that leads to new learning and inspires people to take action. For this kind of impact, a leader’s confidence needs to be rooted in faith rather than circumstance and built on strengths rather than focused on circumventing  weaknesses.  Conversely, confidence…

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Are you feeling a little shaken these days? Right now, I am hanging on tightly to my confidence in Christ as my lifeline. Confidence in a crisis does not come from our circumstances, it comes from being deeply rooted in Jesus. “Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and…

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