Category Archives: leadership

Three Approaches to Leader Development

Organizations typically take one of three approaches to management succession and leadership development. Two may be common, but do they work? Continue reading

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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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Leadership, Expression and the Influence Matrix

Leadership starts with authentic self-expression that adds value through relationships. This is one of my leadership core values. It helps me be more discerning about my relationships and my role in those relationships. Among other applications, I have taught it to my … Continue reading

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Thank God for the catfish…

“They used to tank cod from Alaska all the way to China. They’d keep them in vats in the ship. By the time the codfish reached China the flesh was mush and tasteless. So this guy came up with this … Continue reading

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7 Reminders for the Listening Leader

If you are a leader or ever hope to be considered by others as a leader, you must learn to communicate. I have asked thousands of people over the years about what they consider to be the qualities of a … Continue reading

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How Do You Measure Success, Simply?

I want to be a person whose children, wife, friends and clients feel comfortable and confident in coming to me with anything – any thought, feeling, fear, joy, regret or experience they choose to share with me.  That’s a very … Continue reading

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