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Oct
16

Answering the Tough Call

Sometimes we’re called on to answer a tough call—to do something extraordinary. It can be hard, but we have an example in a little-known soldier named Seraiah. Seraiah lived in […]

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Posted on: October 16, 2012 in Devotions, Featured, Inspirational
Oct
09

Assessing Leadership Potential

Jesus knew how to choose leaders, but His method of assessing leadership potential certainly didn’t match what today’s world would say about it. No one but Jesus would have seen […]

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Posted on: October 9, 2012 in Featured, Inspirational
Oct
04

Creating an Unbreakable Bond

Super glues are incredibly effective bonding agents. A person only has to get some on his fingers to fully understand how well these glues work. Believe me, it’s no fun […]

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Posted on: October 4, 2012 in Family, Featured
Sep
27

3 Ways to Start the Mentoring Others

Mentoring others should be an important part of a leader’s plan to develop his or her people. Here are some brief thoughts on how you can begin: Focus on character […]

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Posted on: September 27, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Sep
13

4 Ways to Dynamically Change Others

Is there a surefire can’t-fail approach to mentoring effectively in an organizational setting? Probably not. But that should come as no surprise because, after all, we’re talking about people. However, […]

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Posted on: September 13, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Sep
11

Why Can’t Leaders Successfully Fail?

Great leaders learn how to successfully fail. In my last post I talked a bit about failure and in this one I want to examine this question—why is it that […]

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Posted on: September 11, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Aug
30

Letting Go of A Bad Idea

A growing leader must let go of this important misunderstanding—they must let go of bad ideas. It’s an enormously flawed notion only  success is of any value. The truth is […]

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Posted on: August 30, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Aug
21

Avoidance of Suffering—Leadership Trap #7

Leaders who avoid suffering always choose the easiest solution or decision. They avoid problems, responsibilities and difficulties. They lack perseverance, endurance, and courage. They have lost the will to grow. […]

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Posted on: August 21, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Aug
10

Dishonesty—Leadership Trap #6

In my last few posts I’ve been highlighting some traps leaders fall into. While this trap seems obvious, as truth gets redefined by our culture the trap of dishonesty is […]

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Posted on: August 10, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
Jul
17

Insensitivity—Leadership Trap #5

Insensitive leaders are unconcerned about others. They have no empathy and are uncaring. They do not listen—not because they are prideful, but because they lack compassion. They are so hardened […]

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Posted on: July 17, 2012 in Featured, Leadership
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