Tag Archives: Priorities

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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Develop your Key Result Areas to achieve your goals

In yesterday’s post I commented on the power of goals and briefly shared how I wrote each of my goals. If you have not read that post I encourage you to go back and read it now. As I consider … Continue reading

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Success is an inside job

I like to read books that tell the story of people who overcame all odds to become successful. We hear so much negativity these days about how hard it is to get ahead. So many have adopted a victim mentality, … Continue reading

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Front sight focus

Research consistently finds that people who multitask actually accomplish less than those who focus on one task at a time. In his book The Way of the SEAL: Think Like An Elite Warrior to Lead and Succeed Mark Divine talks about … Continue reading

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Leaders and their families

This past weekend my wife and I visited our son and his family in Philadelphia. We arrived in time for our granddaughter’s track meet. In fact, we drove straight to her school and got there in time to see her … Continue reading

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Create margin in your life

A few years ago Dr. Richard Swenson wrote Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Lives, a book that truly transformed my life. At the time I was a bivocational pastor, serving a church and running a … Continue reading

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Focus on what you can control

Time is always in short supply. This is true for everyone and especially those in leadership positions. So many things demand our attention. At the end of the day we often feel like a stray dog at a whistler’s convention. … Continue reading

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