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10 Things One Coach Teaches Us About NextGen Leaders

Do you struggle with connecting with young, next generation leaders?  In the May 16th edition of Sports Illustrated, we are given a profile of an extraordinarily talented young leader. 39-year old Guy Boucher is the head coach of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning. To put this in perspective, a 39-year-old pro hockey coach is similar to a […]

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I Met Someone Who Truly Knows God

Have you ever met someone who after speaking with them you say, “I know I’m  a Christian and I know they are a Christian.  But I’m nowhere near the Christian they are.  In Heaven, we’re not even living in the same neighborhood!?”  I had an experience like that this week. Recently, I have had several conversations with a […]

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50 John Maxwell, Seth Godin, and Dave Ramsey Leadership Quotes From The Chick-Fil-A Leadercast

There was some incredible leadership teaching at today’s Chick-Fil-A Leadercast.  The following are the top 50 quotes.  More to come later. John Maxwell “If you increase your influence, you increase your leadership.” “Leadership is not a noun.  It’s a verb.  It’s active.  It’s movement.” “It’s tough being in the people business when people don’t like you.” […]

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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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10 Things New Leaders Should Know: Leadership Lessons From Notre Dame Head Coach Brian Kelly

Lou Holtz once told a recruit “Son, you can either join me and be a part of Notre Dame’s return to glory or you can watch it on national television.”  Those days may soon be returning. Recently www.bleacherreport.com  posted 10 Things Head Coach Brian Kelly Learned In His First Season At Notre Dame.  These principles are applicable […]

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The Generation Changing The World And What Churches Need To Know

In the February 28th edition of Time magazine, the revolutions of the Middle East are examined with a special look at the roles young people and technology are playing.  The results are fascinating and have ripple effects that all leaders should take note of. The current events in Tunisia and Egypt, as well as uprisings in […]

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Leadership Lessons On Patience Learned From Green Bay Packer QB Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers has always had to wait for his moment to shine…until now.  Rodgers understood, however, that learning how to properly leverage delayed gratification is part of becoming a champion.  Notice his journey: Not offered a scholarship coming out of high school. Played at Butte Community College for two years. After two stellar seasons at Cal, […]

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