Leading out of chaos, Part 2

Ok, so now that we know what direction we want to go, it’s time to get some things calmed down. It is vitally important to establish a cadence of communication and engagement. Typically a chaotic environment will cause leaders to withdraw and disengage from anything that is outside of their immediate area of responsibility. Stabilizing…

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Giving is part of Leading

“No person was ever honored for what he received. Honor has been the reward for what he gave.” –          Calvin Coolidge, American President   When faced with an opportunity to give in any way, whether it is time, talent, money, or possessions, something on the inside has to happen. Priorities and perspective come into play.…

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Personal Development

“Personal development is the belief that you are worth the effort, time, and energy needed to develop yourself.”—DENIS WAITLEY Chances are, you have either the training, education, talent, or a combination of these to succeed. Denzel Washington asks a graduating class of University of Pennsylvania, “but do you have the guts to fail?” First you…

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Learning how to Grow

No doubt you have people that look to you in some capacity for help, advice, leadership, or care in some way. I want to invite you to come join us for a series starting on April 22nd at 6:30 pm at Current Church in Collinsville. I will be sharing some insights and we will be…

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What’s Your Motivation

Are we more concerned about where we are going, or what we are becoming? This is an interesting contemplation. There needs to be a proper balance but: If I am more focused on where I am going, the goal becomes the focus. Whatever the goal is. It could be a promotion, going to the next…

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Decisions

“When a man has put a limit on what he will do, he has put a limit on what he can do.”—Charles Schwab We all have God given talents and gifts. Natural abilities that, when embraced and developed, can have a tremendous impact on our lives and the lives of people around us.  However, the…

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