One way I’ve developed my leadership skills is observing skilful leaders. Watching their ways has been a way for me to accelerate my learning.
Earlier this year I interviewed a man who has had a significant impact on my leadership life, Phil Pringle, who is Senior Pastor of C3 Oxford Falls and founder of the C3 Church movement.
I interviewed Phil for our Member’s Hub but thought I’d give you a taste on my blog.
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John Finkelde: What have you done to increase your capacity as a leader? Jesus has obviously called you to lead. What have you done to shift levels of your life, or shift ceilings?
Phil Pringle: I’m not sure if I’ve actually done much at all in that I think Jesus has done probably most of it and I’ve never enjoyed one iota of His processes of increasing capacity.
James says “count it all joy when encounter various trials because this will increase your patience, which is basically capacity.
Your ability to cope with anything – pressure, negative situations, all kinds of things – over a period of time. So while He lets you live with a situation you’ve asked him to fix, He doesn’t fix it and you’ve gotta keep on living with it for a long period of time. That trial will definitely increase your capacity.