The Key Word in Discipline

Discipline is crucial to accomplish anything worthwhile. To understand discipline you must know the key word in discipline—Self. There is no one that is going to force you to get up and make a difference accept you. You see, it[…]

6 Benefits of Trouble

Today I want to talk to you about something we forget.  Trouble.  No, I’m not talking about forgetting trouble.  The is very hard to do.  We forget that we are going to have trouble.  Many times, I see leaders become[…]

Don’t Vacate—Allocate!!! 3 Steps To make the Summer Count.

I read an article the other day about how to make your summer a time of growth. It was a church leadership article. I was interested because I always want to see the church grow and especially in the summer.[…]

Where the attention goes the power flows-3 Simple Practices of focused Leaders

In an environment of notifications, instant messaging, and multi-tasking, the ability to pay attention and concentrate for any length of time can be greatly diminished.  The ability to multitask is not all it’s cracked up to be.  In fact it[…]

3 Pitfalls of Authenticity

I have noticed a trend in leadership circles.  It’s the trend of Authentic Leadership.  The idea that leaders and their teams are connecting with who they really are.  No more: politics fake smiles tolerance for the sake of feelings saying[…]

2016 Has Begun!!! Time to Change for Good!!!

I love the feeling of a fresh start. That’s what today is-A fresh start This is a time to shift into gear and get started on the things we want to accomplish in this next year. You have set goals,[…]

Quit trying to figure out ways of saying NO!!!

I have been noticing a trend in leadership lately. The trend is encouraging leaders to say “No” without guilt. I get it…we are all busy and great leaders have a tendency to over commit. If we don’t stay balanced, we[…]

Leaders Earn It!!!

We just past Memorial Day in the United States. The day we remember those who have paid the ultimate price for the freedom and liberty we have in this country. As I was enjoying the day, I remembered a line[…]

Secret to Success-10 ways to be generous

Ever wondered what sets those who seem to be successful in their lives apart from those who are not as successful? You know the ones who seem to turn what ever they touch into the best product, the best idea,[…]

15 days to 2015

Are you ready.  In the midst of parties, family, shopping, and ending 2014 strong, are you ready for 2015. Have you thought about it? Has the thought crossed your mind, “How do I want my 2015 to look?” You have[…]