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Leave Your Ego at the Door
It's good to have a healthy, honest opinion of yourself. The problem occurs when you deny your shortcomings, your failings, and you view yourself as better than others.
Winning at Christmas
Leading yourself well is the first step to leading your team well. You can’t expect to lead your volunteers in a healthy process if you aren’t living one yourself. It is important to create a plan that has margin and is sustainable over the course of the set-up and rehearsal process. Your team and your family will appreciate some flexibility.
Managing Tech Team Conflict
The key to dealing with these problems is addressing them.
Pushing Your Tech Team To A New Normal
Doing something incredible every week can’t be sustained, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t go after the dream every now and then.
The Perfect Weekend = Normal
From a tech perspective, the ideal weekend is when every lighting cue is on time, every piece of equipment works flawlessly all weekend. To everyone else, that is what’s supposed to happen every weekend. That’s supposed to be normal, not the ideal.
What is Excellence?
Chronic inconsistency is a product of our busy, complicated world. It's not the lack of great results but the inability to repeatedly provide those results. Excellence, therefore, is found in religious consistency.
Making the Most of Your “Down Time”
Coming out of Christmas, I was tired and worn out from months of endless demands, and instead of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, I was looking at Easter barreling towards me. I became so focused on getting ahead of the next round of tasks that I forgot what my job is all about.
Tutorial: Training New Sound Engineers: Three Crucial Areas
It's not just tech training; you're also training a unique form of ministry. They should also learn their purpose and non-technical skills.
What the Lakers Can Teach Your Church Tech Team
Successful teams have three things in common: talent, good coaching and chemistry. Successful church tech teams rely on them too.
On Leadership and Team Development
Learning how you best communicate and interact with others can be a key to making you a better leader for your church.
Mixing Techniques: Training New Sound Engineers
Training new audio engineers is possibly one of the most difficult tasks the church tech faces.
Technical Training: Developing a Tech Team’s Sense of Purpose
Technical skills have their place, but their purpose must be found within the nature and ministry goals of the church.
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