In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im breakdown the leadership book Team of Teams by General Stanley McChrystal. In their conversation they discuss the following questions:
- What’s the book and why does it matter?
- Overview of the book
- How applicable is the book to leadership in my church?
- What are things churches should ignore from the book?
- What can you do this week in light of the book?
“How do you scale teamwork in an organization?”
“Once you have people that are able to instinctively make the right decisions, it’s all about adaptability to whatever it is their facing.”
“What posture did they approach the problem with?”
“What would it look like for us to move from chess masters to gardeners?”
“If your church listed their top 10 problems, the church down the street or across the world would list at least 7 of the same ones.”
“As your church grows, it becomes increasingly complex and it is very difficult to bring clarity to all the necessary pieces.”
“Think about leading via policy vs. leading via values and culture.”
“The higher you go in an organization the less decisions you should be making.”
“The person that is best able to solve the problem is the person that is closest to the problem.”
“What are ways you can build resilient leadership and resilient systems so you can adapt to the changes in our culture today?”
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