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6 Quotes About An Undefeated Leader, Alabama QB Greg McElroy

ESPN’s College Gameday just did a feature on Alabama Crimson Tide QB Greg McElroy.  As many of you know, McElroy has not lost a game since the 8th grade when his team lost 8-6 to Cross Timbers Middle School.  The following are some great leadership quotes I wanted to pass along to . “In trying […]

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8 Traits Needed To Be The Best In Your Profession

Have you ever wondered what it would take to be the very best at what you do in an industry that has been around 50 years?  All leaders have.  Recently, I was reading the 1972 Hall Of Fame induction speech of Gino Marchetti by then Baltimore Colts owner Carroll Rosenbloom.  Rosenbloom gives us a great picture into what […]

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7 Leadership Principles From Stanford QB Andrew Luck

Many top NFL scouts view Stanford QB Andrew Luck as the top pick in next April’s draft. Luck was profiled in the September 13th edition of The Sporting News. There are several leadership principles that we can take from this talented athlete. Preparation – Rather than growing up in the traditional youth football youth leagues […]

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The Type Of Leader That Turns God’s Head

Do you remember when you were younger and you would see someone in a crowd who made you turn your head?  Of course you do.  The reason I say “when you were younger” is because if you are a married man like I am, you can get into some real trouble having your head turned!!! Here’s […]

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7 Reasons Leaders Need A Short Memory

The most shocking event of the 2nd weekend of college football was #13 Virginia Tech’s surprising loss to James Madison.  It is my theory though that VT never recovered from its loss to Boise St the previous Monday evening.  In essence, I make the argument that Boise actually beat the Hokies twice. Have you ever had a single […]

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9/11 Reflections and What Churches Are Doing Well

Much has been said this week regarding Florida preacher Terry Jones and his desire to burn a copy of the Quran.  What resulted was a negative reflection of American Christianity because of an ill-advised decision by a single rouge pastor.  As Rick Warren said, we are for the separation of church and hate. What these actions did was cause me to […]

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10 Lessons Learned From Bad Days In Leadership

As leaders, we all have bad days.  These are times when nothing goes right and everything we touch goes sour.  We’ve all been there.  You can’t be a leader and not have those type of days. The question then becomes how do we properly frame the days we wish would just end.  Here is the truth […]

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