Tag Archives: Leadership

You might as well read a book while you’re at home

Since many of us are ordered to remain in our homes except for essential reasons, it might be a good time to think about reading that book you’ve been putting off because you’ve been too busy. Or, if you don’t … Continue reading

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Stretch people to help them reach their potential

To accomplish great things you need a great team. Working alone limits what we can accomplish. Working with a great team increases our accomplishments. Of course, the challenge here is to have a great team. Great teams seldom occur by … Continue reading

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Teamwork wins championships

I enjoy sports. Basketball, football and baseball are my favorites because they are team sports, and I am a big believer in teams. A well-coached team that has learned to work together is a joy to watch. Since we are … Continue reading

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Embrace failure

No one enjoys failing at anything, and yet each of us have failed many times. As someone once said, the person who best understood the human race is the person who invented the eraser on pencils. Despite our aversion to … Continue reading

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Is your customer important to you?

One of our local pizza chains doesn’t appear to care very much about their customers. When someone calls to place an order there will always be a recorded message that plays on until someone actually picks up the phone. The … Continue reading

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Set your goals to win

I’ve recently been asked to meet with a church council at their annual retreat in a few weeks to help them begin setting some goals for their various teams. People who know me know the value I place on setting … Continue reading

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In for the long haul

I just finished reading The Infinite Game by Simon Sinek. Currently, the NFL playoff games are being played to determine, ultimately, who will go on to the Super Bowl. Like all sports, there are definite rules to play by, and … Continue reading

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