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Lead On article by Emma Sykes. Can leaders be friends with those they lead? Emma was told not at her training college, others were told most certainly they can. Who is right? And how do we navigate friendship with those we lead?

Lead On article by Charles Burgess. As we approach leadership, we realise there are certain things we try to avoid, certain things we’ve learnt to not do. But what should we be avoiding? 

Lead On article by Ian Parkinson. Failure is not something we enjoy. In fact, it's something we often try to avoid. But Ian suggests that may not be a good idea. He outlines three different types of failure and encourages us to fail well.

Lead On article by Pam Macnaughton. With around 71% of Anglican churches in a multi-parish benefice, and many other denominations following suit, how we make sense of the complexities involved is a vital key to effective leadership in such places.

Are you a Christian leader aged 25-40? Want to be equipped for a lifetime of fruitful ministry? Arrow is an 18-month programme which aims to equip men and women to be led more by Jesus, lead more like Jesus, and lead more to Jesus. 

Lead On article by Richard Moy. When leaders fall, the crash is not only devastating for them but also for those around them. Richard writes a personal reflection on the impact of such falls, and reflects on Gideon and what we might learn from him. 

Lead On article by Graham Archer. We all have blind spots, but knowing what they are isn’t that easy. The clue is in the name! Knowing where they tend to hide and giving feedback to others is helpful in order to see what our own particular blind spots might be. 

Lead On article by John Fisher. Drawing on his significant experience interviewing people for roles on a weekly basis, John offers some advice on how to sell yourself in an interview setting.

Lead On article by Paul Perkin. What's the difference between 'normal' dramas and crises, and a potential meltdown? Definitely not a joke when it comes to leadership. Paul offers advice on how to spot the differences between the two. 

A Lead On article by Martin Taylor. They say that the grass is greener on the other side. Martin disagrees as he focuses on some of the challenges in his second article on the benefits and challenges of being in a role for a long period of time.