How to recruit volunteers

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
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We can often go to training conferences on leadership and hear famous people talk about how they recruit for their teams. It often seems like they talk about hiring people, …

How to lead… late people

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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We can all be a little late now and then, however I bet we all know someone who is consistently unpunctual and has a repuatation for it! When someone is …

How to lead… disrespectful people

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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Disrespect can come in many different forms. It may even be subtle. A slight wave of the hand to swipe aside your suggestion, picking up a phone call midway through …

How to lead like Usain Bolt

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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In March 2012, the Independent newspaper published an analysis of records from every international 100m track event since 1888. This review, carried out by Sheffield Hallam university, said that Usain …

Slow Leadership

James Vaughton

James Vaughton

James is married and has two great kids, and runs Bath & Wiltshire Youth for Christ as his day job. He has degrees in International Business and Theology and is an adjunct lecturer in Theology at Regents Theological College. He is passionate about helping people fulfil their God-given potential and seeing new ideas flourish into reality.

James is fascinated by leadership and its impact. He enjoys writing, the outdoors, reading, running, gardening, good coffee, journaling, writing poems, and the Sunday papers. He also runs a small project called Lentement which is all about practices for building slowness into busy lives.
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I am not an obviously dynamic leader… I am not an immediately attractive (no reflection on my ageing looks) leader, I do not immediately win people to me, I am …

7 ways to lead people who are older than you

Tim Gough

Tim Gough

Tim is the Director of Youth For Christ in Llandudno, the Editor of youthworkhacks.com and a freelance writer at timgough.co. He is passionate about reaching for a professional and practical approach that makes youth work really work!

Currently living with his Californian wife in the beautiful surrounds of North Wales, Tim can often be found in sea front coffeeshops with his faithful MacBook, hammering away at one of his many ongoing projects.
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“Who on earth does this kid think he is?” This, I am sure, was the overall impression I left on people during my first year as a full-time minister. Fresh …

How to lead… change resistors

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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The whole point of leadership is about change. It is a leader’s role to bring about a new reality, to help people navigate to new territory and instigate a new …

How to lead… blamers

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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“It wasn’t me,” “I couldn’t help it,” “I tried to warn them, but they just wouldn’t listen to me!” It can be intensely frustrating when working with someone who passes …

How to lead… anxious people

Joel Preston

Joel Preston

Director at LeadAnyone.com
Joel is the Director of Evangelism & Mission for British Youth for Christ. He had previously been involved in church-based youthwork for over 10 years and before that spent 4 years at a local Youth for Christ centre.

He specialises in delivering leadership and people management training in a ministry context and has taught for various organisations across the country, including SoulNet, Innovista, SWYM and Youthwork the Conference.
Joel Preston

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Anxiety is on the increase. Stress levels are higher than they’ve been for years and it’s not uncommon for us to come across those whose first response is to fear …