Create Sustainable Pace in Your Organization

Is your organization operating at a sustainable pace?

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While speaking at Leadercast Live, leadership communicator, best-selling author and founding pastor of North Point Ministries, Andy Stanley discusses the keys to building a healthy staff culture and ensuring there is a sustainable pace in the organization. Andy discusses the risks of working in an environment of unsustainable pace and how to help your team members help each other.

"You've got to have a sustainable pace," Andy emphasizes. "Sustainable pace creates margin. Margin is where people say, 'What can I do to help?' It's absolutely critical."

Watch this video to learn the necessary steps to ensure your organization and your team has a sustainable pace.

Create and maintain a sustainable organizational pace. Create and maintain a sustainable organizational pace. Number one, without margin, there is no room to serve. Without margin there is no room to serve. Number two, without margin, we seek first our kingdom. If I don't have any margin, I'm not going to help you. I'm not going to say, "What can I do? How can I help?" And everybody, don't answer that question. I don't have time to help you.

There has to be . . . your organization, if you're a senior leader, you're running a division, department, Children's Ministry or whatever, you've got to have a sustainable organizational pace. If you don't have a sustainable organizational pace, nobody is going to reach out beyond their department or their division to help anybody else. They're not going to, they don't have time to, and you're going to create silos that are a mile high with impenetrable walls.

You've got to have a sustainable pace. Sustainable pace creates margin. Margin is where people say, "What can I do to help?" It's absolutely critical. Unsustainable pace has negative impact in lots of arenas, but the primary one is people's willingness to get along and serve each other.
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Andy Stanley

Leadership communicator, best-selling author and founding pastor of North Point Ministries Andy Stanley inspires tens of thousands of people. Andy founded Atlanta-based North Point Ministries in 1995, leading six churches in the Atlan...

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