Tag Archives: Culture

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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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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15 Leadership Quotes From Dan Cathy, Chick-fil-A President and COO

Yesterday I posted my list of The Top 10 Christian Leadership Blogs You Should Be Reading.  Of the 10 blogs I mentioned, the one which received the most clicks (over 10% of all readers) was the site of Chick-fil-A President and COO Dan Cathy.   The Cathy family are the finest Christian business leaders there are.  Recently, Dan was involved in a Q&A […]

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An African-American Pastor, A White Church, And A Growing Latino Population Have Come Together

Today, Tony Morgan wrote an incredible post entitled This Church Doesn’t Want Black Members.  Tony tells the story of a church staff member who was dismissed for baptizing African-American children in a Caucasian congregation.  This has rightfully produced a significant amount of outrage on his site.  It will make you sick. I would like to […]

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What Sport Clips Teaches Us About Men And Church Attendance

This past weekend it was time for me to get my every 3-4 week haircut.  Due to some scheduling challenges, I could only get it done during a time my regular location was closed.  However, I was driving by Sports Clips and thought I would give it a try. I had been interested in Sports Clips […]

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Leadership And The Limitations Of Social Media

The May 2011 edition of Fast Company magazine profiles John Maeda, the president of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).  Maeda was a risky choice but he wanted to “establish a more open form of leadership”.  This was going to done primarily through constant digital and electronic communication. His strategy for communicating with faculty and students included […]

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The Most Generous Leader I Know

Recently my family vacationed in Amish country, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  While there, I had the opportunity to learn about the most generous leader I have ever heard of.  Ironically, we have all benefited and enjoyed the work and vision of this man.  His name is Milton Snavely Hershey, founder of Hershey Chocolate. Here are some […]

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