Empowering Leadership: Mopping Floors?

Our recent discussion about Creativity and Collaboration is about empowering people to lead and create together.  Jay Voohrees has some insightful things to say in his post Mopping Floors… :

Frankly, being an authoritarian leader is easier. One can get more done. Empowering others takes time and can be very messy for it involves dealing with people in their brokenness. And, most of all, taking time to do empowerment well is often interpreted as the pastor trying to get out of doing something by having someone else doing it.

Read the full post here. 

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