Category Archives: Leadership

Removing barriers

Out of all the responsibilities of a leader I am convinced one of the most important things a leader does is to remove whatever barriers exist that keep others from excelling in their work. Too often a team member fails … Continue reading

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Just make a decision

Several years ago the last organization in which I worked was having to make a decision that would reflect a change in the way┬áit had been operating. A small group was assigned to brainstorm some possible ways to make this … Continue reading

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Leadership books I recommend

After serving for the past 35 years in ministry positions and owning a small business I am absolutely convinced of the truth that everything rises and falls on leadership. Good leaders will develop good organizations; great leaders will create great … Continue reading

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Who do you attract to your organization?

One of the things that determine the growth of any organization is the people it attracts. This is true whether the organization is a business, a church, a civic organization, or some other group. One of the major factors that … Continue reading

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If it ain’t broke…

For years we were taught that if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That’s no longer good advice. The new mantra for the 21st century is “If it ain’t broke, break it.” This is also the title of a book … Continue reading

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Introducing change

Most people recognize that change is happening throughout society today, but that doesn’t mean they like it. If truth be known, even most leaders do not enjoy change. We’re quite comfortable in our ruts, and we would like to stay … Continue reading

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You never have all the info

Some leaders struggle to make decisions. This was a complaint about Bill Clinton during his first term as President. He always wanted just a little more information before he would make a decision. While we always want to have the … Continue reading

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