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April- 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – Maybe You’re Not As Good As You Thought You Were

April – 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – Maybe You’re Not As Good As You Thought You Were. What happens when you think you’re further along than you really are? In this 2 part mini-series we’ll consider the “Maybe”. This month – Maybe you’re not as good a leader as you thought you were. What then? What now? Let’s talk […]

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February- 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – What Happens When You’ve Lost Respect For Your Leaders

February – 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – What Happens When You’ve Lost Respect For Your Leaders It’s an all too common yet terrible place to be. You’re working and suddenly something happens that starts to erode the trust between you and your managers, your leaders. Without a foundation of trust it’s impossible to plan and achieve […]

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January- 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – How to Build A Healthy Culture

January – 2018 Monthly Leadership Session – How to Build A Healthy Culture It’s the beginning of the year and there are so many things we could talk about. But when it all boils down, there are a few fundamental elements that all great leaders share. There are a few basic abilities found in every effective […]

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4 Fears Every Leader Must Overcome

Leadership can be many things; rewarding, encouraging and motivating but often overlooked is the fear. Leading others can be, in a word, terrifying. The decisions, the speed, the projects, the people. It can all quickly turn from fascinating to fearful. Like any skill, mastering effective leadership means we must overcome the fears and obstacles that […]

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8 Things You’ll Regret Forever

As leaders at work and home we are faced with choices, decisions and options all day, everyday. Life is what happens in between decisions. We choose to go left or right, we decide to jump or step down and we opt in or out of opportunities. After we make our choices life offers very few do-over’s. […]

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5 Ways to Build A Winning Team

Some teams are good but some teams are great. Some teams work hard to get the job done and some win with a mesmerizing ease. What’s the difference in a group of people and a winning team? How do we get on one – better yet – how do we build one? What tools do […]

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4 Signs of Cowardly Leadership

In a world that’s become increasingly more complex, divided and fragile many leaders today fail to say what needs to be said and do what needs to be done. While today’s businesses and churches are lead by some of the most dynamic and courageous leaders the world has ever seen, many of the courageous among […]

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Knowing You… Part 2

In the previous post we talked about why the best leaders know the most about themselves & the powerful benefits of becoming a Student of Yourself.  If you missed it, hop over now and join the conversation. The best leaders know themselves and respond before their emotions can react. They discover the subtle but significant differences […]

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Knowing You…

The best leaders know the most – about themselves. One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself is a full understanding of who you are, learning about you. What motivates you? What demotivates you? What makes you tick? Think of you as a lifelong friend, coworker, team member, direct report, and boss. There is […]

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Leading From Both Sides of Your Brain

There are a lot of leadership books out right now. Somewhere over the past 30 years’ businesses stole the churches mojo on leadership. Jesus was influencing groups of people who were influencing groups of people. That’s call Leadership. But somewhere, when we weren’t looking, Corporate America took Jesus’ Leadership styles and applied it to businesses. […]

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When Work Isn’t Working

We’ve all had bad days but what happens when bad days turn into bad weeks, that turn into bad months that turn into you having “the talk” with your boss? What happens when you’re doing everything you know to do but it’s not producing the results you’ve gotten in the past? What happens when your […]

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In Laymen’s Terms

The phrase “In Laymen’s Terms” is synonymous with the simple, clean cut version of something – but where did it come from? The word layman means “secular man” and dates back to the 15 century. A layman is a someone who does not work for the church but leads alongside the ordained clergy. Many, along with 99% of the […]

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Prayer is the ∆

Galileo once said, “Mathematics is the language with which God wrote the Universe.” If mathematics is a language then it’s no wonder why we use symbols to define concepts. In Arithmetic, the ∆ symbol is more than a triangle. It’s the symbol for Change or Difference. For example: IF X = 3  &  Y = 2 THEN […]

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What Is That?!

The other day I saw a guy with a massive scar on his arm. My first thought was, whatever he did, he hurt himself really bad. He probably shouldn’t of done that and he wouldn’t have such a nasty scar. It probably came from some bad decision he made. Right then the Holy Spirit asked […]

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The One Quality Every Leader Must Have

Being a Leader requires a lot. You have to be Intentional, Engaging, Encouraging, Administrative, Inspiring, Practical and on and on. Entrepreneur.com posted a article entitled “22 Qualities That Make a Great Leader.” Great article but WOW – that’s a lot of qualities. When I look around influential organizations, especially the church, I see all kinds of […]

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