Archive | June, 2010

The Leadership of Bobby Cox Part 1

As many of you know, this is Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox’s final year of managing.  Over the next several months, there will be several articles written and many words spoken about this incredible leader.  As the tributes come in, we should all stop and capture the key learnings we can take from the man who has […]

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5 Best Practices Any Father Can Do

This past Sunday I was driving to my church and noticed another church’s sign along the way.  It was clearly left over from the previous Father’s Day Sunday (which is a problem in itself) and said “Be A Great Father.  Just Show Up”.  I admit that this would be a huge step up for many dads in our society. However, has […]

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6 Leadership Lessons From Toy Story 3

On Sunday afternoon, my family and I went to the movies and watched Toy Story 3.  This is not the normal kind of movie I enjoy but everyone I knew who saw it highly recommended it.  We had a great time and what is shown during the credits is absolutely hilarious!  The creativity and talent of the teams at Disney and Pixar are […]

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The Greatest Leadership In The World Today Is…

I have commented on this many times but I have the privilege of attending Fellowship Bible Church where Dr. Crawford Loritts is our Senior Pastor.  Today’s message was from I John 2:23 – 3:3.  It’s not talked about often, but after reading this passage I have come to the realization that the greatest leadership in the […]

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How To Make The Best Decision You’ve Never Made

                                                                                   Leaders like movement.  They have a bias towards action.  The chief characteristic for those in leadership is that by definition they are taking people somewhere.  Therefore, conflicting feelings spring forth in us as times arise when the best decision is to do nothing at all or just say “No”.  Leaders frequently struggle with signs that say STOP, Yield, or Do Not Enter.  John Heyman of […]

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10 Positive Mid-Year Thoughts

Everywhere you look or listen, there is plenty of bad news to go around.  However, with this being the final weekend of the first half of 2010, I thought it would be a good idea to look back on some of the positive things I’ve noticed or experienced so far this year.  Father’s Day – My wife and […]

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5 Leadership Lessons From The NBA Draft

Three of the most uneventful hours in television have become the annual NBA Draft.  That’s sad because for years it was one of my favorite events of the year.  However, with so many players coming out early who are unknown and unprepared, the drama of the draft has all but diminished. That being said, we can still take away […]

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