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Auburn Head Football Coach Gene Chizik Is All In At A Local Book Signing

  On Thursday, July 7th national champion Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik came to my hometown of Kennesaw, GA to sign copies of his new book All In at Lifeway Christian Store.  I was unable to attend personally because of job responsibilities.  However, I asked my wonderful wife Sonya if she would purchase the book and get Coach Chizik to autograph it.  […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts Of June 2011

This is my favorite post I send out each month.  The Top 10 list is simply a great time to reflect on all that happened the previous month and the wonderful times I had interacting with the readers.  But this month is even more special than usual. June 2011 was the most successful month in the history of […]

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Why These People Are The Best At What They Do

I love Apex Leaders, those who are the best at what they do.  The following are 2011 championship performers in various areas of the sports world.  Their insights are applicable to anyone wanting to lead a great organization: June 27th Sports Illustrated People Skills – Nick Faldo says of U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, “(He […]

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What It Takes For Leaders To Impress Other Leaders

Everyone wants the respect of their peers.  We desire to have our efforts admired and appreciated.  In addition, the best leaders want to lead and influence other leaders.  Great leaders know that influencing leaders allows you to multiply influence and make a difference exponentially.  But how do you accomplish that? 40 Division I college football coaches were recently surveyed in […]

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23 Quotes That Pastors And Church Leaders Need To Hear From The World’s Most Creative People Part 2

Yesterday I wrote 20 Quotes That Pastors And Church Leaders Need To Hear From The World’s Most Creative People Part 1.  To read those quotes from Fast Company magazine’s Top 100 Most Creative People In Business click here.  The following are additional insights for you to think about incorporating into your ministry plans: Relevancy – “I’ve submerged myself in […]

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20 Quotes That Pastors And Church Leaders Need To Hear From The World’s Most Creative People Part 1

Leadership paradigms are dramatically changing, especially at the church level.  These changes are causing me to look at leadership differently.  Some of the things that are shaping my thoughts come from the June 2011 edition of Fast Company magazine which features their list of the Top 100 Most Creative People In Business.  The following are quotes and leadership principles I […]

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7 Ways To Know You Are A Leader That People Admire

Do people simply tolerate your leadership or do they admire you?  I don’t think anyone wants to be tolerated.  At a certain level, we would all rather be admired.  But how does that happen? Is it people skills?  Or accomplishment?  Or team building?  Or knowledge?  What is the secret to being admired? A recent survey in the June 20th […]

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