Episode 344: Lee Kricher on Seamless Leadership Transitions

By November 15, 2022Podcast

Lee Kricher on Seamless Leadership Successions

In this episode of the L3 Leadership podcast, Lee talks about all things leadership succession and how to address the topic at any stage of your leadership journey.

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“With the right number of things we are focusing on, we can do great things.” – Lee Kricher

4 Key Takeaways:
1. Lee talks about his book, Seamless Pastoral Transition.
2. He talks about some of the pitfalls that interrupt leadership transition.
3. Lee advises leaders who need to start thinking of finding successors.
4. He talks about how to best hand off the baton.
5. Lee talks about stress management within leadership.

About Lee: Lee Kricher is the founder of Future Forward Churches, a not-for-profit organization that provides resources for church leaders related to pastoral transition and church revitalization. Prior to his current role with Future Forward Churches, Lee served as the Senior Pastor of Amplify Church, a non-denominational church in Pittsburgh. Under his leadership, the church was transformed from an aging, dying church into a growing, multi-generational church. He then led a Seamless Pastoral Transition to a next-generation leader. 

Lee’s four decades of senior leadership experience in both the church and corporate worlds give him a unique perspective on change leadership and leadership transition in churches. He has a Master’s degree from Fuller Theological Seminary, an MBA from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Doctor of Ministry from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

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Quotes from the Episode:

“I think the most important thing is to recognize our mortality.” - Lee KricherClick To Tweet
“Sharing leadership is important.” - Lee KricherClick To Tweet
“I am a prayerful cheerleader for my successor.” - Lee KricherClick To Tweet
“With the right number of things we are focusing on, we can do great things.” - Lee KricherClick To Tweet


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