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Flying in Formation

How’s your team? Teams are critical to accomplish the mission God has called us to: a collection of people with shared passion and vision; a variety of skills, gifts and abilities; energy to propel us forward. There’s nothing better than a team flying in formation. Yet, good teams don’t just happen. In the midst of…  Continue Reading »

A Breath of Fresh Air

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A reminder about purpose is like a fresh, invigorating breeze. Have you experienced it? Feeling troubled, burdened, ashamed, confused or overwhelmed by the complexities of life and leadership, and then a word of encouragement or an idea blows through the fog and there’s a fresh assurance of purpose that brings clarity and hope. Reminders about…  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 »

Transforming Vision

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What do you think of when you hear the word “vision”? Maybe you think about your eyesight? A mystical message from God? As a Christian leader you likely quickly begin to think about the future. Questions come to mind like: Where are you heading and leading? What God’s preferred future for His people or this…  Continue Reading »

Two Overlooked Meeting Maximizers

Meetings matter. The costs (time and money) are sizable.  The potential significant. For leaders, there is only one thing worse than being part of a bad meeting – leading one. Since meetings are a primary platform for moving ministries and organizations forward, leaders need to be highly skilled at the art of leading them. With…  Continue Reading »