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On this episode of “The Craig And Greg Show” we talk about:
- [0:31] Can a leader have friends at work?
- [1:22] Can a leader mix work friendship and personal relationships?
- [2:25] You can’t be friends with everyone.
- [3:21] How many true friends can you maintain?
- [4:47] Bringing someone into your confidence can be a challenge.
- [6:01] Tell people their story, not someone else’s.
- [7:45] Greg talks about getting naked with your team.
- [8:58] I explain why you need a Paul and a Barnabas in your life.
- [10:01] Leaders need play time to recharge and refresh.
- [11:08] I make the case for “sabbathing” to be a verb in my book Shepherd Leadership.
- [11:55] We discuss being intentional about how you spend your time.
- [14:31] I describe the qualities I look for in a strong leadership friend.
- [16:45] We discuss how a “yes man” isn’t a true friend.
- [18:12] Leaders need to be careful not to end up on an island.
- [21:52] How do you navigate friendships through organizational groups and silos?
- [23:20] I shares a humorous note Greg left me to illustrate the friendship tradeoff.
- [24:22] Greg says you need a trusted friend to help you monitor your energy level.
- [25:30] I say it’s important to thank friends for paying attention to you.
- [26:14] We use Jesus’ relationships with His disciples to model their own friendships.
- [27:40] We would love to be your leadership friend in our coaching huddles.
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