Tag Archives: inspiration

The Comforting Words Of A Daughter

“You won’t hurt me.  You love me.”  Those seven words make up two of my favorite all-time sentences.  The reason is because several years ago when my daughter was three years old, I asked her to trust me and do something.  As only little girls can, she looked up at me, smiled, and gently said those precious words.  I have to admit that […]

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The Incredible Power And Potential Of An Imbalanced Life

I am looking at many aspects of leadership differently today.  One of things I am viewing through a different lens if the difference between a balanced, broad-based skill set vs. an imbalanced approach of focusing all your efforts in only doing a few things well.  If I were forced to choose, I am advising young leaders to take the imbalanced approach. An imbalanced life allows […]

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12 Minutes A Day That Can Change A Leader’s Life

Are you searching for the missing link or silver bullet that could unlock the creativity or new ideas that could take your organization to higher levels?  Ron Alexander, author of Wise Mind, Open Mind, may have found the answer. Alexander has a therapy and coaching practice that works with creative clients such as Disney.  He asks […]

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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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Ladies, How To Get Your Husbands To Do Anything You Want

“Forget it!  I’ll just do it myself!”  As a husband, I hear those seven words more than I would like to admit.  But the good news is that I’m not alone.  From what I hear, those words are repeated by wives all over the world.  The passivity of men is a global, systemic epidimec. So what’s a hard-working […]

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Pastors And Church Leaders, Is Your Church Distinguishable In The City You Live?

Baseball is at its half-way point of the season and parity has set in.  Scoring is at 20 and 30 year lows in the National and American Leagues respectively.  All but a few teams are still in the race. Tom Verducci in the July 4th edition of Sports Illustrated says, “There are no dominant teams capable of pulling away […]

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14 Quotes And Principles On The Leadership Of Jack Welch Part 2

The following is Part 2 of CNBC’s Titans series recapping their profile of General Electric CEO Jack Welch.  To read Part 1, click here. “Jack is a master of the hand-written note.” – Matt Lauer “Another things great CEOs do is they, with their limited time and presence they get personally involved in ways that are symbolic […]

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