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5 Leadership Lessons I Learned from America’s Most Influential Pastor

September 30, 2014 2 Comments
5 Leadership Lessons I Learned from America’s Most Influential Pastor

All of us can learn church leaders, and I’ve always wanted to learn from the very best. Let me introduce you to Bill Hybels. I consider him America’s foremost pastor. His pedigree shows why.  Bill Hybels founded one of the most powerful leadership conferences (a.k.a.,The Global Leadership Summit) now in 530+ cities and 100 countries. […]

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Top 30 Leadership Tweets: September 2014 Compilation

September 26, 2014 3 Comments
Top 30 Leadership Tweets: September 2014 Compilation

So here’s my top 30 curated leadership tweets you might have missed in September 2014. Why Being a Perfectionist Can Hurt Your Productivity – Harvard Business Review by @GregoryMcKeown Episode 10: How to Lead from the Heart—4 Practices [Podcast] by @MichaelHyatt Where Gladness and Hunger Meet by @dancathy Why We Fail at Feedback – and […]

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Only If I Had Read This Poem 10 Years Ago…

September 23, 2014 9 Comments
Only If I Had Read This Poem 10 Years Ago…

“Look at the birds of the air, that they do not sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not worth much more than they?” – Matt 6:26 Imagine there is a bank which credits your account each morning with $86,400, carries over no balance […]

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Little League Coach’s Moving Speech Will Tell You All About Leadership

September 18, 2014 1 Comment
Little League Coach’s Moving Speech Will Tell You All About Leadership

There’s so much talk about what determines a great coach or leader. Much of the literature surrounding leadership focuses on the daily business of the craft: habits, strategies, knowledge etc. Last month, I stumbled on a very moving video on social media. It was the annual Little League World Series. The five-minute video clip gave […]

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$250,000 Advice from America’s Most Sought-After Executive Coach

September 15, 2014 2 Comments
$250,000 Advice from America’s Most Sought-After Executive Coach

Marshall Goldsmith is one of the world’s best known – and best paid – executive coaches. He has racked up an impressive 7 million air miles and coached over 50 major CEOs. In fact, executives who hire Goldsmith for one-on-one coaching pay $250,000 for the privilege. Now, I started reading one of Goldsmith’s signature books […]

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One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

September 13, 2014 8 Comments
One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

Bear with me even if you’re not the type who enjoys reading poems. I was too. But, when I encountered the poem “If” by Rudyard Kipling, I was blown away. Absolutely mesmerized by the words and its profound meaning and inspiration. Each of the poem’s sixteen couplets illustrates a leadership attribute, and they together provide […]

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5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

September 11, 2014 4 Comments
5 Surefire Ways to Build Healthy Habits that Stick

Charles Swindoll writes: I used to bite my fingernails right down to the quick. I’d bite them off just as soon as the first signs of new growth would appear. Research has shown that it takes only about three or four weeks for an activity to become a habit. That is wonderful comforting if it’s […]

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15 Things I’ve Learned From Truett Cathy

September 8, 2014 12 Comments
15 Things I’ve Learned From Truett Cathy

The world is at loss as we mourn and celebrate the passing of Truett Cathy. Truett, the founder of a faith-driven business Chick-fil-A restaurant chain, died at 93. He built his popular chain from a single Atlanta restaurant into a billion dollar business. But most importantly, Truett was a man of principle, value, and character. […]

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Leadership Styles Around The World [Infographic]

September 5, 2014 3 Comments
Leadership Styles Around The World [Infographic]

  Courtesy of: http://www.brightonsbm.com/

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Talk is Cheap…Change is Hard

September 2, 2014 19 Comments
Talk is Cheap…Change is Hard

I have the privilege of introducing you to Mark Miller. Mark currently serves as the Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness for Chick-fil-A. Mark is where I see myself in the next ten, fifteen years – a Christian professional specializing in the field of OD, working for a BAM (Business As Mission) company. Here’s great news. Ten […]

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