In a recent article for ChurchLeaders.com, Ron Edmondson shares some advice with leaders, including these two items:

I watch people fail. You heard me. I’ve let people make a mistake I knew they were going to make. How dumb can one leader be, right? Why not jump in to save the day? I’ve learned, however, that if I do always stop what I see as a mistake, I may miss something I can’t see. Plus, I’ve learned my best leadership from the mistakes I’ve made. Others will also.

I give away tasks to someone less experienced. I do it all the time. I surrender my right to decide to one with many years less experience than I have. Some would call that dumb, but I call it genius. The best leaders on our team were “discovered” this way. (Click here to read the full article.)

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