What a Difference a Leader Makes

[From Barna Update, February 18, 2015]

You've probably heard it said that people don't quit jobs, they quit bosses. It's a common leadership maxim—often issued as a word of warning to those stepping into leadership: a bad boss can ruin even the best of jobs. But is the opposite also true? Can a good boss lead to less turnover? And what are the qualities that employees think make for a good leader—or a bad one? 

In a study among Americans in the workplace, Barna Group found that employees are twice as likely to say they have a bad boss as a good one. The research shows the differential impact of good and bad leadership, including morale, productivity and longevity. 

Read more from this study here >

(You may wish to reflect on the impact of good and bad leadership in the church.)