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[…]

The Best of Days—The Worst of Days — 3 Leadership Ques from Luther

I woke up this morning reminded of the opening line of “A Tale of Two Cities” by Charles Dickens. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…it was the season of light, it was the season[…]

Clean As You Go

Over the past few weeks Vicki and I have been doing some remodeling at our house. Some of the remodel has been pretty aggressive. In other words we made a huge mess. At one point in the process I spent[…]

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.[…]

It’s Not Too Late-3 ways to finish 2016 Strong and Start 2017 Confident

Still time to Finish 2016 Strong And Start 2017 Confident Run through the Tape After the first of the year starts and the holidays end, there is tendency to think it’s too late to finish last year and start the[…]

The Terrain Determines your Focus

When I run in enjoy running on different terrains.  In my neighborhood there are streets, sidewalks, running track, bike trails, gravel paths, and trails in the woods.  Each terrain causes me to run differently. The terrain determines my focus.  If[…]

Success Secret-Stop trying to be a person of success

Try not to be a man of success but a man of value -Albert Einstein When success is your goal, target, or end game, everything you do becomes a tool or technique to that end. And people can tell. Instead[…]

3 Stages of Change

The New Year is a great time to make the change you want in your life, family, team, and organization. Navigating change can be difficult as a leader. Knowing the stages of change will help in leading the change that[…]

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,[…]