Category Archives: Leadership

Innocent until proven guilty

For years our justice system in America has operated under the premise that everyone is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Police shows on television begin with that disclaimer. A jury of your peers must find you … Continue reading

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Rising to expectations

One of the most important leadership truths I’ve learned in life is that people often rise to the expectations their leaders have of them. Most people are capable of doing more than they realize, and they only need someone to … Continue reading

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Growing others

Zig Ziglar said that the only worse than training people and losing them was not training them and keeping them. I have shared this quote in many of the conferences I’ve led for leaders. I am committed to lifelong learning, … Continue reading

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What is leadership?

Read a hundred books on leadership, and you’ll probably find almost that many different answers to the question, “What is leadership?” One of my favorites comes from one of my favorite books on leadership, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Notice?

The best leaders see what others miss. They not only see the things that are happening; they also see why those things are happening the way they are. Such insight makes it possible for them to march through life with … Continue reading

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Winning with People

I occasionally speak to groups of pastors and leaders of smaller churches. One of the things I tell them is that if they are not good working with people they will not be successful in a smaller church. In the … Continue reading

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You get done what you spend time doing

I returned to school at the age of  35 when I enrolled in a Bible college. One of my professors that first semester often made a statement that has remained with me for 35 years: You get done what you … Continue reading

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