The Leadership Conversation: Positional vs Relational Leadership


by Mary Meadows What kind of individual do you picture when you hear the word “leader”? Do you think of well-dressed men and women in a corporate board room? Perhaps instead you picture a pastor speaking to thousands of people at a mega-church, or even a missionary trekking through the jungles of the Amazon to reach a remote native tribe? While there are definitely some leadership positions that look like this, most often the people who exert the greatest influence in our lives do so through relational leadership rather than through positional leadership. Positional vs Relational Leadership: What’s the Difference? There [...]