Category Archives: dreams

On Earth as it is in Heaven: Your Leadership Challenge

“The truth is that challenge is the crucible for greatness. The study of leadership is the study of how men and women guide people through uncertainty, hardship, disruption, transformation, transition, recovery, new beginnings, and other significant challenges. It’s also the … Continue reading

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On Earth at it is in Heaven: Every life has a reason

People often profess “God, family, and service” or similar value priorities. God is not just the first priority among priorities; He purifies and gives purpose to everything. Leaders are servants committed to improving the quality of life for themselves and … Continue reading

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On Earth as it is in Heaven: Called to Serve

Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of … Continue reading

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On Earth as it is in Heaven: Courage for Action

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! ~ 2 Corinthians 5:17 (NIV)  Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not … Continue reading

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On Earth as it is in Heaven: Success & Leadership

Not failure, but low aim, is crime. ~ James Russell Lowell Leadership starts with authentic self-expression that adds value through relationships; it is value-based, purpose-driven, and mission-focused; it is revealed in the nature of one’s desires, sacrifice and service to … Continue reading

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Bucket List or Dream Inventory?

There is a big qualitative difference between a “bucket list” and the Dream Inventory that I ask my clients to produce. A bucket list typically focuses on things you want to do and places you want to go before you … Continue reading

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How do you get better when you’re already so good?

“How do I get better when I’m already so good?”  OK, so maybe you would never really ask this about yourself, let alone your team or your organization. I believe you could say it though, with all honesty. I believe … Continue reading

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Leadership: The Quest for a Whole New World

“Why, some say, the moon? Why choose this as our goal?” President John F. Kennedy Formal Leadership requires Personal Leadership;Personal Leadership requires Self-Esteem;Self-Esteem requires Self Love;Self Love requires finding Purpose in Serving humankind. In other words, leadership starts with authentic … Continue reading

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Dreams: The Intersection of Decisions and Values

Everyone should keep a journal of dreams, what I sometimes call a “Dream Inventory“, which provides a place to keep an ongoing list of the “stuff” you want to have, want to do, want to become…and, therefore, the things you … Continue reading

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Life is Like a Cup of Coffee

Leaders dream, and they often dream big. What are your dreams?  What do you honestly dream of having, doing, becoming?  These are important questions and, ironically, they are as critical to the person seeking more focus as they are to … Continue reading

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