Archive | December, 2010

10 Most Popular Leadership Posts Of December 2010

December was a month with many pleasant surprises.  I expected a down month because of the holidays but it turned out being the 2nd highest month of traffic since the launch of this site.  Because of the holiday season, many of the posts centered on Christmas and church-related issues.   The following are the Top 10 for December […]

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12 Leadership Lessons From Brett Favre’s Final Days

As a player, I am a HUGE Brett Favre fan.  I have never seen a professional athlete compete with the level of fun and passion that he has during his career.  That’s why this past season with the Minnesota Vikings has been so tough for everyone to watch, myself included. Leaders, in particular, should watch Brett with a warning […]

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10 Most Popular Leadership Posts Of 2010

  2010 was a great first year for this website.  I am honored that you take the time to visit and trust the information has added value to you.  The following are the Top 10 Most Read posts of 2010 with some additional comments on trends that flow from this information. 20 Leadership Quotes from Gordon Gekko and Wall […]

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The Importance Of Talent: How Tim Tebow And Cam Newton Changed The Lives Of 4 Head Coaches

Have you ever thought how one talented individual could change the fortunes of your staff or organization?  The solution to any problem you have is a person.  Five years ago, Alabama head coach Mike Shula had a huge problem that he knew could be answered by high school phenom Tim Tebow.  Let’s recount the timeline of Tebow and the domino effect his […]

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5 Leadership Lessons From The 2010 Athlete Of The Year

The Sporting News just named Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay as its 2010 Athlete of the Year.  As Halladay recounts the five most memorable moments of his year, several leadership principles stand out. You Never Have To Recover From A Good Start – On December 16th, 2009, Halladay and his wife, Brandy, attended a 76ers game the day […]

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The Most Disturbing Thing I Saw During Christmas

Have you noticed how the holidays bring out the absolutely worst in people?  It’s almost as if Christmas and Thanksgiving institutionalize dysfunction.  The worst example of this I witnessed on Christmas Eve. It was about 9:00 AM and my wife had sent me to the grocery store to pick up some coleslaw that she had forgotten.  […]

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10 Practices Of Fortune’s 2010 Top 10 Business People

Have you ever wondered how the true “Best of the Best” got to where they are?  Fortune Magazine just named their 2010 Top People In Business.  Here’s who they are, what made them distinctive, and what they accomplished.  We all need to save this post as one of our Favorites and refer to it often in 2011! Reed Hastings, […]

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