Giving Young Leaders Opportunities

Published April 25, 2018

Every organization needs to find ways to give young leaders more opportunities. At North Point, we’ve established a pattern we call “orchestrate and evaluate.” We are constantly in that rhythm…orchestrate and evaluate, orchestrate and evaluate.

Orchestrate: This is how we do it here.
Evaluate: How can we do it better?


In the orchestrate and evaluate rhythm, giving young leaders more responsibility is a little less risky. 
They are working in an organization where there are systems. They don’t have to make things up from scratch. And they know there are built-in evaluations.

When you give a young leader an opportunity or responsibility without built-in evaluation, they get in trouble because they do what they think is right. And if it goes bad, the consequences can hurt, both for them and the organization.

If you have a healthy culture to begin with, then you can never give young leaders too much responsibility.

As a leader, someone gave you an opportunity. You weren’t quite prepared. You had to “fake it til you make it.” If you give young leaders opportunities in an orchestrate and evaluate culture, in the end they will grow, build trust and will be given more opportunities.

About the Author
Andy Stanley

Andy Stanley

Founder and Sr. Pastor of North Point Ministries, Host of The Andy Stanley Leadership Podcast, Author

http://andystanley.com/

Andy Stanley founded North Point Ministries (NPM) more than 20 years ago. Today, NPM is comprised of six churches in the Atlanta area and a network of 30 churches around the globe, collectively serving nearly 70,000 people weekly. Recently, Outreach magazine identified Stanley as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Pastors in America. The author of more than 20 books, he is passionate about serving both church and organizational leaders.

Years at GLS 2003, 2006, 2010, 2013, 2017

We welcome and encourage comments on this site. There may be some instances where comments will need to be edited or removed, such as:

  • Comments deemed to be spam or solely promotional in nature
  • Comments not relevant to the topic
  • Comments containing profane, offensive, or abusive language
  • Anonymous comments

If you have any questions on the commenting policy, please let us know at heretoserve@globalleadership.org

THURSDAY-FRIDAY, AUGUST 5-6, 2021Register for the 2021 Global Leadership Summit

$129*

*Pricing is as low as $129 per attendee for purchases of 2+ tickets and $149 per individual attendee. Regular Pricing is $189 per attendee for purchases of 2+ tickets and $209 per individual attendee. Not valid for South Barrington’s Main Auditorium. All ticket prices are per-person, in USD, for registration to attend at a U.S. site. Guests from other countries please contact your GLN or GLS office. Additional discounts are available for full-time students, faculty, first-responders and members of the military. Additionally, teachers, nurses and other qualified guests may be eligible for continuing education credit. Please call 800-570-9812 to learn more about CE credit.

You are located in: US

“We welcome and encourage comments on this site. There may be some instances where comments will need to be edited or removed, such as:

If you have any questions on the commenting policy, please let us know at heretoserve@globalleadership.org”

Select your location

Select your location