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Packed schedules, preoccupation with social media, and the urgency of ministry can cause emotional distraction. How can stressed-out leaders turn down the noise? Offering proven strategies to create space for personal evaluation and exploration, Scroggins encourages you to practice fasting, meditation, Sabbath keeping, prayer, and hospitality so you can be freer to pursue your God-given calling.
|Title: How to Lead in a World of Distraction: Maximizing Your Influence by Turning Down the Noise|
By: Clay Scroggins
Number of Pages: 214
Publication Date: 2019
|Dimensions: 8.40 X 5.50 (inches)|
Weight: 11 ounces
Stock No: WW598695
"This book is such a valuable resource--not just for leaders but for anyone longing to make a difference in the world." - DAVE RAMSEY
"Clay helps you move beyond the distractions to a moment-by-moment awareness that will help you regulate the way you think, act, and feel." - IAN MORGAN CRON
"In this book Clay provides leaders with practical ways to turn down the noise personally and organizationally." - ANDY STANLEY
Maximize your influence by turning down the noise.
While many leaders have learned to tune out distractions that keep them from being productive, they remain deaf to their inner desires and emotions. In How to Lead in a World of Distraction, Clay Scroggins teaches leaders four simple habits that create space for emotional evaluation and exploration. These helpful practices will empower leaders to replace the chaos of their busy days with emotional competence and awareness that leads to a calmer, more fulfilling life.
You'll learn how to incorporate four noise-cancelling habits into your daily life--finding simplicity, speaking to yourself, getting quiet, and pressing pause--that will make you mindful and aware of the vital inner desires that need your attention. Transforming the toxic cocktail of emotional distraction starts with emotional awareness--being able to identify and understand your emotions--which ultimately leads to emotional healing and transformed leadership. And it all starts here.
How to Lead in a World of Distraction:
- Teaches leaders four simple habits that create space for emotional evaluation and exploration
- Empowers leaders to replace the emotional chaos in their increasingly busy days with an emotional awareness that will lead to a calmer, more fulfilling life
- Encourages leaders to fully embrace tangible steps each day until emotional distractions--the numbing nature of entertainment and social media and the urgency of the daily grind--are permanently replaced by calm, effective, and gratifying leadership
Clay Scroggins is the lead pastor of North Point Community Church, providing visionary and directional leadership for all of the local church staff and congregation. As the original and largest campus of North Point Ministries, ranked by Outreach Magazine in 2014 as the Largest Church in America, NPCC averages over 12,000 people in attendance. Clay works for Andy Stanley, one of the greatest leaders on the planet, and understands firsthand how to manage the tension of leading when youre not in charge.
Starting out as a facilities intern (a.k.a. Vice-President of Nothing), he has worked his way through many organizational levels of North Point Ministries and knows all too well the challenge of authority deprivation. Clay holds a degree in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech as well as a Masters degree and doctorate with an emphasis in Online Church from Dallas Theological Seminary. He lives in Forsyth County, Georgia, with his wife, Jenny, and their four children.
Let's be honest . . . we live in a world filled with distractions. And you don't even have to go looking for them. They'll find you! But experiencing genuine momentum means stopping distractions in their tracks. And that's what makes How to Lead in a World of Distraction such a valuable resource--not just for leaders but for anyone longing to make a difference in the world.
This book provides practical ways to help you focus on what's most important and to grow as a leader.
The first time I heard Clay speak on this topic, I thought, This should be a book. And now it is. Noise is inevitable. Noise is distracting. In this book Clay provides leaders with practical ways to turn down the noise personally and organizationally.