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Friday Finds - Interview Deal-Breakers, Relational Leadership, and the Waiting Period

Photo by Nik MacMillan on Unsplash

Photo by Nik MacMillan on Unsplash

The kids are back in school, so I guess that means summer is officially over. We've had a good time this summer with family, traveling, and enjoying some together time. I trust that's been true for you. For many leader both in churches and corporate, the end of summer also means a new season of focus and growth. I trust these articles will inspire you to grow!  

I’ve Interviewed Hundreds Of Job Candidates, And These Three Things Are Deal-Breakers by Sara McCord via Fast Company

While some job candidates certainly stand out among the rest, many fail to leave a lasting impression on the employer, whether positive or negative. However, this post by Sara McCord details 3 “deal-breakers” of candidates that would certainly leave an impression, though not the kind they might want.  

What to Do When You Are Forced to Wait via Michael Hyatt

Stuck in a season of waiting? There might be more value for you than you’d think. I love this post by Michael Hyatt because it encourages me to constantly seek the opportunity for growth, even in the waiting period. 

4 Regular Habits Of Relational Leaders by Jeremiah Ravindranath via Vanderbloemen Search Group

Leadership isn’t just about setting goals and holding meetings. Leadership is an opportunity to intentionally pour into the development of your staff team, personally and professionally. This post by my colleague, Jeremiah, highlights the importance of relational leadership in any workplace environment.   

What are some articles you've read recently? Let us know in the comments below.