Leaders need to take on the humble leadership style of Jesus, thus serving those who they are leading.
Having the wisdom to know when to share the truth and with whom. As a leader, you must know what truths to share, with whom and for what reason.
The Scripture tells us to speak the truth seasoned with kindness. Jesus always spoke the truth and He was always kind when He did. Christian leader, you too must 'speak the truth in love'.
Jesus is the Truth. Therefore, when He came to Earth, He both lived out and spoke truth to those around Him. As a Christian leader, you will lead well if you follow in His footsteps.
Jesus was generous. He set an example of giving abundantly that many Christians fail to follow. However, some do follow His example and have received their reward.
As leaders, we need to be both tough-minded and tender-hearted. The people we lead often have problems we are not aware of. By leading in the above way we will lead as Jesus did.
Humanity holds to many customs but some compromise Christian conviction or are no longer useful. Jesus changed these customs of His day and leaders today can follow His example.
Courage is costly. Jesus displayed courage and Many followed in His footsteps and paid the ultimate price. Christianity needs leaders who will be willing to pay the price of having courage.
Jesus is our shepherd, displaying His character, loving us, being committed to us, and being courageous for us. Leaders today should follow his example of being the Good Shepherd.
We all have someone to whom we owe the success of our present lives. Leaders will experience much joy by remembering and being thankful for the people that have helped them grow into leadership.