Archive | May, 2010

The Leadership Of Peyton Manning Review

We started the journey of Increasing Your Capacity and Slump Proofing Your Leadership last fall.  Before we publish the final post tomorrow, I felt it was important to review the first nine chapters of this series. I have given much strategic thought to this issue since speaking with arguably the top church consultant in America.  I […]

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5 Things I Think About The NBA Playoffs & Leadership

As we head into the NBA Finals on Thursday, I can’t wait for this series.  There are so many historically compelling story lines.  I love the emotional intensity in which the Celtics play with and how that will contrast against the skillful poetry of the Lakers triangle offense.  As we approach the conclusion of these playoffs, […]

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“There Are No Great Teams Currently In The NBA”

Yesterday I listened to a portion of an interview with ESPN (www.espn.com) analyst Jon Barry who stated emphatically “There are no great teams currently in the NBA!”  It was further noted that each of the remaining four play-off teams (Orlando has since been eliminated) was flawed in key areas.    The teams that were noted for being […]

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The Leadership Of Peyton Manning Part 9

It has been a little over five months since my last post in this series.  To view all previous articles on this topic, go to the Categories section of this blog and select “Increasing Capacity”.  Now that you are trusting your preparation and beginning to execute as a leader, it is time to visit The Coaching Question […]

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Lies Men Believe

This morning my wife and I were discussing a book she is currently reading called Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free by Nancy Leigh DeMoss.  During our discussion, I began to think about the lies that we men believe.  After processing my own experiences and those of the people I know, […]

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Notes From Community Group Leaders Training

Today I trained a number of Community Group leaders at Fellowship Bible Church (www.fbconline.org).  Listed below is the outline I used. The focal passage I used was Luke 5:27-32. The Value of Jesus 1. Priorities – Jesus loved people.  2. Protects – Who is the most important person on Sunday?  Answer – The Visitor.  3. Propagation […]

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Do You Suffer From Giver’s Remorse?

Have you ever given a gift that was a stretch for you and afterwards thought “I’m feeling that one. I could have and maybe should have leveraged those resources somewhere else?” I’ve been there. I echo the words of King David when he said “I will not sacrifice to the Lord my God burnt offerings […]

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