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How to Lead in a World of Distraction: Maximizing Your Influence by Turning Down the Noise
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
Transform your leadership style with four simple habits.
In this follow up to his bestselling book, How to Lead When You're Not in Charge, pastor Clay Scroggins teaches leaders how to replace chaos with an emotional competence and awareness that will result in a calmer, less stressful, and more fulfilling life.
How to Lead in a World of Distraction describes how to create space for personal evaluation and exploration, because while many leaders have learned how to tune-out distractions that keep them from being productive, they remain deaf to the inner desires and emotions churning beneath the surface. Clay describes spiritual disciplines and tangible daily steps to help you incorporate four noise-cancelling habits into your daily life:
- Finding simplicity
- Speaking to yourself
- Getting quiet
- Pressing pause
By embracing these habits, business, church, and ministry leaders will be able to identify and understand their emotions and develop a calm, effective, and gratifying leadership style. They'll be able to maximize their influence by turning down the noise.
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.' -- Dave Ramsey, bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio show host
'This book provides practical ways to help you focus on what's most important and to grow as a leader.' -- Colin Faulkner, SVP, sales and marketing, Chicago Cubs
'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.' -- Andy Stanley, senior pastor and founder, North Point Ministries
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