You might have heard the quote, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” I might change it slightly and write, “Not all learners are leaders, but all leaders are learners.” Great leaders are life time learners. They never believe they’ve arrived and are always on the hunt for ways to grow so they can continue to give value to those they lead!
With that in mind I wanted to pass along several online resources that have been invaluable to me as a learner:
For reading here are some of my book recommendations by category on My Book Shelf.
Leadership and Writing:
MichaelHyatt.com– Michael Hyatt is the Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishing as well as a seasoned author and speaker. His blog focuses on intentional leadership and helping writers get their work published. He sets the standard for leadership and writing content. Follow him on twitter @MichaelHyatt.
Goinswriter.com: If you have a passion to write and need a kick in the pants to start working on your book or blog you need to meet author extraordinaire, Jeff Goins. Jeff really does believe words can change the world. Don’t believe me? Check out his passionate writers manifesto here. Follow him on twitter @JeffGoins.
ChurchLeaders.com– This is a site dedicated for church leaders with articles, How to’s, blog posts, interviews and news.
Pastors.com – This site is similar with some shared resources as well from Rick Warren.
RonEdmondson.com– Pastor and Blogger, Ron Edmondson, brings great content on a regular basis that’s encouraging, relevant and helpful to anyone in church leadership. Follow him on Twitter: @RonEdmondson
Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast: Pastor and author, Andy Stanley is the pastor of North Point Church in Alpharetta, Georgia and has written many books that have been a huge help to myself and leaders around the world. You won’t be disappointed with his clear and relevant leadership podcasts. Follow Andy on twitter: @AndyStanley.
It’s your turn. What resources would you recommend for the above categories. Share with us below.