Tag Archives: Motivation

Who are you developing?

For 14 years I served as a Resource Minister for our denomination. That entailed me directly working with 133 churches in my area. I tried to provide whatever assistance they requested. A common complain I often heard was the lack … Continue reading

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A little extra effort

I recently read an interesting little book called 212 The Extra Degree: Extraordinary Results Begin with One Small Change by Sam Parker and Mac Anderson. I was attracted to the book by a statement on the back cover: “At 211°, water … Continue reading

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The power of gratitude

If there is anything that people are good at it is complaining. It doesn’t seem to matter how blessed some people are, they will find something to complain about. When I served as a pastor we had a family in … Continue reading

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What are you willing to give up to succeed?

The most successful leaders are true servant leaders. These are the people who recognize the key to their success will be found in those who work for them. If someone wants people who are committed to the task and focused … Continue reading

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The biggest problem with fear

Almost everyone dreams about the life they want to live. As children we have dreams about doing various things with our lives. People dream about the kind of career they want to have, the person they want to marry, the … Continue reading

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Setting your goals for 2019

If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to begin setting your goals for 2019. I am a big believer in goal setting and have done so for several years. I forget when I first began setting goals, … Continue reading

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Four quadrants of success

In his book, Off the Bench Leadership: Be Better Than Your Best, Jerry Busone discusses four quadrants of success in sales: skill, capacity, value and effort. What really stood out to me was that of the four, only the last one … Continue reading

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