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Ep 055: Q&A with Josh Gagnon

Welcome to Episode 55 of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast!

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On this episode, Pastor Josh answers the questions, submitted by you the listeners, on a wide range of topics. Questions we answer in this episode include:

  1. What are some qualities you see in top leaders in their 20s?

  2. What does it look like to “work hard and play hard”? How do you balance the two?

  3. How do you stay healthy and not burn out?

  4. Why do you use the term “location” rather than “campus” for multisite churches?

  5. When do you move on from an organization?

  6. How do you balance grace and accountability on a church staff?

Quotes From This Episode:

“When we look to hire someone, the first thing we look for is culture.” - Joshua Gagnon

“Culture within your organization will define what it becomes.” - Joshua Gagnon

“In other professions if you mentioned ‘burned out’ they wouldn’t even know what you are talking about.” - Joshua Gagnon

“Give the leader above you what you would want those under you to give you.” - Joshua Gagnon

“Accountability isn’t just telling someone twelve times to do something. Accountability is having consequences.” - Roman Archer

“Conversations are development. Accountability is the consequences that hold someone to those conversations.” - Roman Archer