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Category Archives: Leadership

Leading With Your Life

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Leading with your life can take place in a variety of ways.  For Christians, workplace assignments are opportunities to represent Christ and shine bright because you might be the only Gospel some people ever hear, and this is why your integrity and faithfulness are crucial.  Many times, people just need to see you authentically live…

Reflections From Willow Creek GLS

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Last week I spent two days listening to leaders from the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit share about the passion, purpose and perspective that fuels their mission.  In a nutshell, their message was that everyone is a leader and an influencer!  I am a firm believer that this is the case, which is why I…

Self-Leadership Is Better Than Self-Control

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When thinking about making changes in your life, do you think about  “self-control”, or “self-leadership”? There may not seem to be a significant difference in these two terms, however each of these has a different perspective, and leading yourself is much more motivating than trying to “control” yourself. Here are some examples of the different…

7 Lessons Learned From Leading Myself

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  The ability to engage in personal leadership is of critical importance.  Failure to successfully navigate this process has been the downfall of major leaders in a variety of industries.  Not only did their inability to lead themselves impact them, but in some instances it also affected their staff, the entire corporation and even stockholders in…

Recovering From the Blame Game

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These two shirts are perfect examples of shifting blame and avoiding responsibility.  The first one says, “Blame my sister” and the other one says, “If no one saw it then I didn’t do it”.  Is anyone else getting visions of a hamster wheel here?  It could be funny except for the fact that this blame…

The Benefits of Healthy Competition

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  Healthy competition that produces good results can’t be beat – even if it’s only in our mind.  Healthy competition doesn’t seek to put other people down or secretively work to destroy competitors.  From a balanced perspective, it is an opportunity to discern differences in order to focus on uniqueness.  This is true whether from…

3 Keys for Using the Stories of Your Life

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Stories are a great way to communicate in a memorable way.  Much of our knowledge of ancient history is due to story telling and the fact that those stories were passed down to each generation. In fact, one of my twitter friends regularly tweets gems of insight and humor from his mother and calls them…

Trusting Your Gut and Slaying Your Goliath

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Most people are familiar with the story of David and Goliath in 1 Samuel 17.  It’s an amazing account of the lowly shepherd boy going up to fight against the experienced fighting giant.  David was clearly the underdog in this situation, and yet with nothing more that his bag of stones and a slingshot he…

4 Ways to Connect With Your Crisis

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  Perhaps you’re in a crisis, taking on water and listing like the boat in this photo.  The idea of connecting with a crisis probably sounds like the last thing any of us would want to do.  Our natural inclination is to run away from things that are unpleasant and a crisis would be at…

LIFE Lessons on Leading and Influencing

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Masterful leadership and influence involves leaving a legacy, inviting uniqueness, facilitating connection and engaging in mentoring…