Tag Archives: Sports

How To Know A Good Opportunity When You See One

As leaders, one of the things we all hope to have is options. Options provide the following: The sense of not being boxed in. The ability to do what is best for your family. The ability to say “No”. Leverage during negotiations. A growth track. Perks. Creative freedom. Financial opportunity. But how do you know […]

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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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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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10 Signs Your Christianity Has Become Too Comfortable

Glamping is a form of luxury camping started by wealthy British people who frequently took African safaris.  Instead of roughing it in the wilderness, these aristocrats vacationed with the best of accommodations such as soft beds, fluffy pillows, and all the modern conveniences such as televisions. This form of relaxation has made its way to the United […]

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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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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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