Category: Leadership

20 Plus Ways to Minister to Your Wife and Family

Whether you’re new to the faith or an old hand… Sometimes we forget that every family needs a spiritual leader. Let’s define family at a minimum a of a person of one! Even singles need to lead themselves – so we’re talking about everybody needing a spiritual leader in the family. Once again this can …

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Work/Life Balance – Really?

I began working when I was around 10 years old at my uncle Harold’s Ann Street Gulf gas station. It was a full service station if you can remember those. I would make a dime for every car that would allow me to take a small whisk broom and sweep out all the floorboards. The …

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Deathbed Clarity as a Way of Life

In my opinion, most people would say that life should be about what really matters. As I was reading something Tim Urban wrote I was challenged with something he calls his Epitaph Test. He notes “When he finds himself with an opportunity, I ask myself whether I’d be happy if my epitaph had something to  …

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Speed Reading Pt. 2

Hopefully you’ve already read Speed Reading Pt1. and have practiced a little! If not, that’s OK keep reading. What I’m about to tell you will hopefully help with your comprehension as you read at the speed of light (not sound! Light is faster than sound!) Books Read the entire index first. This helps get an …

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Speed Reading Pt.1

Several years ago I was challenged to become a prolific reader by my leadership coach. For me, that meant I wanted to read at least 2 books a month – and not just thin ones. That was on top of other reading that I’d be doing. In order to do that, he also challenged me …

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The Power of Affirmation

You’ve probably never heard name Scott Adams, but you probably know his cartoon – Dilbert!  I like to read about successful people and I would say that Scott fits that description however you might want to define it. I recently read where he had a lady suggest to him to try this thing called affirmations. …

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Multitasking – slow down to speed up!

There was a time when multitasking was all the rage.  The better one could multitask the more productive one could be.  Or so we thought.  I believe this may be true up to a point and then it actually becomes unproductive and maybe even confusing.  There seems to be some rumblings in the leadership community …

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Importance of Self Leadership and RPMS

Doesn’t take long when you’re a student of leadership to hear of the importance of leading oneself. How are you to lead others if you can’t get your own stuff together? So as leaders we are to begin with ourselves. I was watching and listening to Dave Ferguson on this very topic recently and he …

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5 Stress Busting Tips

We’ve all heard that stress is a killer.  We all know we have it.  Most of us know the situations that we put ourselves in that create it. So what’s one to do? The American Institute of Stress suggests these 5 stress busting tips: Here are 5 tips to help you take back your control …

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12 Questions for Leaders

I recently read a great post from Tony Morgan. It discussed the 12 questions every leader needs to be asking. I thought I would share those with you to get us all thinking about how we’re doing as leaders. Now you may not think of yourself as a leader, but the possibility exists that you …

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