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Chris Railey | Leading Effective Teams (Part 3)



The most productive teams operate on a high level of trust. One of the biggest hindrances to an effective team can be the lack of trust among teammates. Being trustworthy is a skill and a discipline that team members can be coached on. In this episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey wraps up a three-part series on leading effective teams from the book Teams That Thrive by Ryan Hartwig and Warren Bird. This episode will focus on three aspects of trustworthiness for your team to work on.


Chris Railey | Leading Effective Teams (Part 2)



An effective team rarely happens by accident. But oftentimes, teams fail to reach their potential because of common problems that can be strategically avoided. In this episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey continues a three-part series on leading effective teams from the book Teams That Thrive by Ryan Hartwig and Warren Bird. This episode will focus on the four common reasons teams get derailed and how to avoid them.


Chris Railey | Leading Effective Teams (Part 1)



We generally think teams are a good idea. We are trained to believe that teams are better than individuals. However, when we're not leading well, teams can actually make things worse. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey begins a three-part series on leading effective teams. This episode will focus on why strong teams are needed for long-term growth.


Chris Railey | Dealing With the Illusion of Agreement



In a complex, dynamic, multi-level, highly collaborative organization, trust and communication are everything. We can only grow to the level our trust and communication will allow us to grow. Often times teams think they are on the same page until they painfully and dramatically discover they are not. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey discusses the illusion of agreement and how to avoid it.


Chris Railey | How to Turn a Season of Restlessness into a Season of Growth



Feeling restless can take the joy out of any season. Sometimes you may be eager to leave when God is calling you to stay or to stay when God is calling you to go. When dealing with a restless season it is helpful to get wisdom from those who have been there before. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey looks at the life of King David for five principles that will help you turn a season of restlessness into a season of growth.


Chris Railey | 5 Keys to a Positive Attitude and Greater Influence



A poor attitude is the quickest way to lose influence and credibility in leadership. Attitude is more than just an outlook, it's a spiritual discipline and a choice. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey looks to the Apostle Paul for five keys to choosing the right attitude regardless of our circumstances.


Chris Railey | How to Lead a Winning Church Board



Church boards are an integral part of the effectiveness of a local church. Like any leadership team, boards can accomplish great things or prevent great things from happening. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey identifies common issues pastors face with their boards and how to lead a board in a way that fosters growth and progress.


Chris Railey | How Do We Develop the Next Generation of Leaders?



Many churches aren't prepared if their lead pastor retires. Most churches report that they do not have enough volunteers. This lack of leaders often prevents ministries from growing and being effective. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey identifies problems of leadership and offers three ways to help solve the leadership problem in your church.


Chris Railey | Avoiding the Comparison Trap



Comparison can destroy joy and leave even the most successful leaders feeling like failures. In a culture that promotes comparison everywhere you look, it can be hard for leaders to avoid this common trap. In this episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey discusses three ways we compare ourselves to others negatively – and three positive comparisons we should make instead.


Chris Railey | Three Books That Will Benefit Your Leadership



Reading consistently ranks as one of the top key disciplines of influential people. You may not feel you have the time for it, but reading even a few books a year can take your leadership to the next level. In this week's episode of the CMN Leadership Podcast, Chris Railey talks about three books he has read recently and recommends for teams and leaders.