Responding to the 4 Stages of Opposition

In our previous post we looked at the 4 Stages of Opposition and considered the warning signs, indicators and ramifications of each through the story of the Israelites rebuilding the temple in the book of Ezra. Identifying and understanding the stages is only half the battle.  Knowing alone will accomplish nothing.  How we responds to … Continue reading Responding to the 4 Stages of Opposition

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Identifying the 4 Stages of Opposition

In the previous post we explored the idea that leaders must anticipate opposition. Inevitably it will arise and great leaders must understand the nature of opposition and how it evolves over time within an organization or movement.  The following 4 stages of opposition are drawn from the lessons in the story of the temple rebuilding effort in Ezra … Continue reading Identifying the 4 Stages of Opposition