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Unique Challenges for Heads of Staff

Insights from Susan Beaumont
by Susan Beaumont | June 17, 2022

Leading among our peers, in congregations large enough to have staff, presents its own unique challenges. Consultant, author and coach Susan Beaumont has written multiple posts for Faith+Lead addressing these issues, and leads the course “Stepping Up to Supervision.” 

Explore how the stories we tell about our congregations create limits on who we are able to become in The Good Old Days and Other Works of Fiction and Tending the Soul of the Institution.

What avenues are open to you when your staff are set in habits that are unhealthy? Find out in Fixing a Toxic Team Culture and 5 Practices for Coaxing Order Out of Chaos.

And you, the leader, need evaluations and boundaries too. Five Pitfalls to Avoid When Evaluating the Senior Minister frames the task for those who can hold solid boundaries with you.
Register now for Susan Beaumont’s popular course “Stepping Up to Supervision” running again through Faith+Lead this August.

About the Author

Susan Beaumont

Susan Beaumont is a consultant, author, coach, and spiritual director. She has consulted with over one hundred congregations and denominational bodies across the United States and in Canada. She is known for her groundbreaking work in the leadership dynamics of large congregations. Susan is an ordained minister within the American Baptist Churches, USA. She currently attends a Presbyterian congregation. Her background includes an M.B.A. from Northwestern University and an M.Div. from McCormick Theological Seminary. See all posts by Susan.

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