Bringing Out the Best in People

Bringing Out the Best in People

Ability to Deal with PeopleStanford Research Institute says 85% of the reason you get a job, will keep that job, and move forward in that job has to do with your people knowledge. Only 15% depends on your technical skills and knowledge, regardless of the profession. As we all know – “people don’t care how much you know, until they know how much you care.”

 Did you know that your report card as a leader is your followers?

 There is a great man who makes every man feel small.
But the really great man is the man who makes every man feel great.


* Be accessible

* You cannot lead where you want go

* Create an environment conducive to developing leaders

* Transfer your enthusiasm

* Appreciate your people

* Recognize small and large deeds

* Major in making others feel important – sincerely

* Inspire others to reach for more

* Be tactful

* Stop being a fault finder and be a strength finder

* Invest in others – Stop being “me” centered

* Be a mentor

* Expect the best from others and always do your best

* Don’t encourage mediocrity

* Criticize the act –  not the person

* Do critical feedback in private

* Be patient with yourself and others

* Listen to others

* Make others feel as if they have a stake in the ministry

* Don’t be one dimensional

* Know your people and know what motivates them

* No room for jealousy

* Pick your battles

 This from Equipping Ministries Deacon/Deaconess Training Workshop

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