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Lead On article by Rosie Ward. Having spent many years researching and writing on women and leadership, Rosie examines some of the things that impact women in their development as leaders.

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. Across the Church of England (and other denominations), increasing numbers of incumbents, SSMs and Readers are being asked to cope with leading more than one church. So, the first question for those in some sort of multi-parish situation is how are things going?

Lead On article by Paul Dundas. Leaders may have heard it before but Paul gives an important reminder to not allow ourselves to be distracted from our focus on God, or how he is growing and pruning us for growth.

Lead On article by Dave Richards. Even if you haven't seen The Apprentice you will no doubt have heard Lord Sugar's blunt catchphrase. But how do we let staff go in a way which reflects Jesus rather than Lord Sugar? 

Lead On article by Chris Neal. Claiming that the 'missional landscape we are now crossing is unlike anything we have faced before', Chris grapples with what leaders might need to address in the years to come as they seek to lead in the way of Jesus.

Lead On article by Dave Richards. With hiring people for a range of roles quickly becoming a task for clergy, you might be asking a number of questions or unsure of where to begin. Dave shares a number of insights in this useful article. 

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. Courage can take many forms. In leadership, more often than not, this is the seemingly insignificant things that go unnoticed but together make a big difference. 

Lead On article by John Dunnett. In the New Testament alone the word 'servant' and its derivatives appear about 100 times. John explores what servant leadership looks like through the lens of five biblical images of servanthood.

Lead On article by Claire Pedrick. It's a well-known saying that 'communication is key'. Claire offers some helpful ideas on how to have clear and helpful conversations with those we manage or supervise. 

Lead On article by David Banting. When looking for potential leaders, there is always a list of qualities we look for. For David loving people ought to be high on that list of qualities, and high on the agenda of those already in leadership too.