OK… Scott uses a nicer way to say this:
15 Proven Ways to Demotivate Your Staff
Have you ever been a part of a church staff that made you feel like crap?
Where you hated to go to work?
Where you were waiting for the next thing to blow up?
Chances are, you have at one time or another in your ministry.
And the reason: leaders sometimes, knowingly or unknowingly (although I think it’s almost always knowingly) demotivate their staff. Here are some ways to do it:
Leaders, please strike these 15 things from the way you lead.
Love on your staff.
Be there for them.
Treat them like you would your family.
Because the moment you start treating them like an employee, you’re in trouble.
That doesn’t mean everything is always rosy and peachy. (Sometimes families have problems they have to deal with). But it does mean that you value and love your employees (and don’t purposefully make them feel like crap).
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