Category Archives: Leadership

Don’t get your small business padlocked over taxes.

In a recent post I shared an item or two from my e-book Mistakes: Avoiding the Wrong Decisions That Will Close Your Small Business. This book was written to help the reader avoid the kinds of simple mistakes I made … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Personal Growth Plan?

Last night I watched a You Tube video of John Maxwell teaching on being intentional about personal growth. He was using material from one of his books, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential. This is … Continue reading

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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 it 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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