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Global Leadership Network UK & Ireland

WCA UK & Ireland

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 7

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. Could you tell us a bit more about your discipleship training?  It is a simple rhythm at its core each Thursday night. We don’t want to reinvent the wheel so we try to use courses that are well-developed and tried and tested to take our people […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 6

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. How do you see things looking ahead? Our first decade of Connect Church has primarily focused on repurposing vision, establishing cultures and raising up leaders. Kirk and I are convinced that the only way the church can fulfil its mandate is to identify the treasure in […]

Tracee McAtear
Life and Leadership – Tracee McAtear – 5

Interview series from 2019 with church leader, Tracee McAtear. What’s the secret to managing the juggle of leadership with life, marriage and family?  Practical things like looking after your health are really important. We are mindful of what we eat, of including some form of physical activity in our day and getting good, regular rest. […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Promoting the Church’s Big Idea – Mike Hill

Dear Friends The arena in which public intellectuals converse is revealing an infectious idea that will be concerning for many church leaders.  Indeed, speaking with some church leaders makes it clear that this idea has started to cross their minds to some extent. The idea is simply this: The Church, which used to be a […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Finding Your Niche – Mike Hill

Dear Friends There can’t be anyone who couldn’t celebrate with Colonel Tom (recently promoted from Captain) on the occasion of his 100th birthday. This wizened old man who set out to raise £1k for the NHS Charity has now, at the time of writing clocked up £32.8m! What was it that lay behind this? My […]

Navigating Difficult Conversations – Featuring Sheila Heen

Difficult conversations are a part of every day life, in our businesses, churches, homes and every other organisation imaginable. Whether you struggle to say no to a child, let an employee ‘go’, ask a church member to stop gossiping or . . . Sheila will help us face these conversations and alleviate the tensions they […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Everything Matters! – Mike Hill

Dear Friends A while ago, I picked up a book which was the story of the coffee shop chain, Starbucks.*  I enjoyed the book very much and was fascinated by the know-how that had been invested, not just in making coffee, but also in their attempts to make coffee drinking an experience in their shops.  […]

Mike Hill CEO GLN UK and Ireland
Thoughts on Covid 19 – Mike Hill

Dear Friends The spread of this new virus is likely to get worse before it gets better.  How should Christians approach this international health challenge? Quite clearly, we should be responsible.  As I write, this afternoon the Governmental COBRA Committee will be meeting to apply the next round of restrictions intended to ‘delay’ the spread […]

Life and Leadership – Roger Fairhead – 9

Interview series with leadership specialist, Roger Fairhead What is one mistake you witness your clients or leaders in general making more frequently than others? Is there a certain behaviour or trait that you have seen damage or derail careers? How do you help steer people away from, or work through, such mistakes and behaviours? You […]