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Finding Clarity, Focus & Confidence

Frazzled. Frenetic. Frayed. Fatigued. Fog. Too often these kinds of words describe the head and heart space of Christian leaders. After all, this type of head and heart space easily breeds in hectic ministry and work environments. When there are non-stop competing demands, constant and chaotic changes, and complex decisions to navigate, it follows that…  Continue Reading »

10 Little Ideas That Could Pay Big Dividends In 2018

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A new year is a great chance for a fresh start. It’s an opportunity to try new things and set new rhythms. The little ideas that follow won’t be found on a list of “Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions” but they are simple, practical and could pay big dividends in the year ahead: 1) Walking Meetings Walking…  Continue Reading »

Silence the Unhealthy Soundtracks in Your Head

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Have you ever had trouble getting a song out of your head? It can easily happen after you’ve heard a few notes from your kids’ favorite Disney movie soundtrack. The same goes for the commercial with the catchy jingle or that overplayed song on the radio. Before you know it, you are humming along and…  Continue Reading »

The Power of a Single Question

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“What’s your greatest temptation?” This question came to mind while praying for someone I was mentoring. Whether this question or another, great questions provide possibilities for awareness, growth and transformation. Specifically around the temptation question, I was convicted that this question is worth personal reflection for all Christ-followers and particularly critical for leaders. Why the…  Continue Reading »

Don’t Miss the Forest for the Trees!

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Have you ever missed the proverbial forest for the trees? It’s easy to do. We can get so caught up in the moment, the emotion, the complexity, the idea or the details that we lose the broader perspective of what’s really important. This is a very real hazard in my leadership. As an organizational leader…  Continue Reading »

Come, See Like Jesus

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Leading More Like Jesus “Come and you will see.” In this simple and brief invitation, Jesus unfurls a deeply important leadership principle that we, as leaders seeking to lead like Jesus, need to understand and implement. Effective leadership requires the ability to see – to not only have vision but even more importantly, to have perspective….  Continue Reading »

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