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13 Benefits Of Fathers Who Choose Stay With Their Families

My favorite day of the year is Father’s Day!  At the Dodd house, we make it a true celebration of all things testosterone!  I can’t wait for this weekend! While we may be having a great time this Sunday, I realize there is much dysfunction in our world.  For many households, Father’s Day brings heartache stemming from abandonment […]

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3 Things They Don’t Tell You About Leadership

My first positional leadership assignment was in 1987.  I was 21 years old and was teaching 2nd graders in Vacation Bible School.  Things have changed a lot since those early days.  It was a fun week and I learned a lot. However, the hardest lessons I learned through the years were by trial and error, through […]

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8 Characteristics Of Leadership Wisdom

Are you a person of wisdom?  All leaders like to think they have a measure of wisdom.  Certainly, if they have reached a certain level of position and/or influence, they must have at least some wisdom, right?  Well, the answer is “not necessarily”. Today at Fellowship Bible Church, Senior Pastor Crawford Lorrits gave an incredible message on true […]

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5 Words Every Leader Must Say And Master

Do you like the taste of crow?  Crow isn’t appetizing.  It doesn’t go down your throat easily or sit well on your stomach.  It often has a terrible after-taste.  No one ever asks for an extra helping of crow.  And I have never been invited over to a person’s house to grill out crow.  Let’s face it, […]

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10 Most Popular Posts Of May 2011

May was an incredible month!!!  Other than January 2011 when Rick Warren forwarded one of my posts (and we know what that can do for any blogger), this has been the most successful month for this site.  “Thank You” to all who took the time to read and comment on these posts. I have probably enjoyed writing […]

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Ohio State Buckeyes Head Coach Jim Tressel Resigns: Would You Hire Him?

The college football universe is dominated by the news today that Ohio State Buckeyes head coach Jim Tressel has resigned.  Though this is not surprising, the timing is. I liked Coach Tressel.  He appeared to me as a guy who was a class act who simply made some bad decisions.  From a leadership perspective, the biggest […]

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10 Conclusions About The Power Of A Husband And Father

As a leader, are you cognizant of how the atmosphere of the room changes when you enter it?  When you walk into a room, does the energy level go up?  Do people suddenly become silent?  Are they excited because you bring solutions or do they smile through gritted teeth knowing that you will eventually leave […]

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