There is a world of difference between leading, and developing leaders. “Leadership development” has become an organizational buzzword over the last fifteen years, or so, but few people are truly doing it. Many pay it lip-service, but few are investing time and resources into it. Too many “leaders” mistakenly think that training people to competently… Continue reading Are You Developing Shepherds, or Leading Sheep?
https://www.youtube.com/embed/nwrXHUsNC6E?feature=player_embedded This video is the explanation of the Matrix of Liberty defined by the Pilgrims. I would highly encourage everyone to watch Kirk Cameron’s Monumental.
Today was my first day of teaching Sunday Bible School, for children. This is a huge honor, and responsibility. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect going into today. I spent a lot of time imagining how things would go, what it was going to be like. It was nothing like I imagined. I was… Continue reading Day 1 of Teaching- A Learning Experience
With this post I would like to try something a little different. I would like you,the readers of my blog to write this article. I will ask a question and I’d like you to write the article by contributing to the conversation through your commets. What is your favorite way to start a conversation with… Continue reading Something Different
Orrin Woodward, Chris Brady, and the founders of LIFE have just revolutionized personal development. The Mental Fitness Challenge is absolutely the best way ever designed to identify where you are, where you want to be, and how to get there. If you are just starting your journey in leadership or self-improvement, the Mental Fitness Challenge… Continue reading Mental Fitness Challenge- The Best Way to Start Your Journey
This week I have been presented with a practical life lesson. Someone close to me took it upon herself to blast me for some of the hard choices that I am making, so as to live a life of excellence and to live my God-given purpose. In this letter that I received I was accused of being selfish… Continue reading The Dangers of Blame
I have often wondered about that phrase: “Taking responsibility”. How do you actually take responsibility? There was a time early in my leaderhsip journey when I thought that simply accepting blame for anything and everything was taking responsibility. To a certain degree that might be true, but now my understanding of responsibility is: accepting the… Continue reading Take Responsibility For Your Life