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5 Ways to Lead Well When You're New

I don't know about you, but I've been the new guy at plenty of organizations.  I was the assistant general manager of a hotel with 130 guest rooms.  I was the department manager at a hardware store.  I was the general manager at a copy shop chain.  I was the dean at a college.  I...

A Lost Art That We ALL Need To Find...NOW

It happens in marriages. It happens in businesses. It happens in churches. It happens all the time...every day. We see someone do something (or not do something) and we immediately begin to put a narrative together in our minds about why they did it (or didn't do it).  We begin connecting dots to a story...

5 Characteristics of Learning Leaders (Guest Post)

Learning leaders are growing leaders. Most growing organizations I know are led by men and women who are constantly learning. They haven’t necessarily invented some new idea that no one has ever heard of. They have simply made a practice of learning from the best, ripping off great ideas, and then making them better. Here...

Leadership Development for Busy Pastors

Being a pastor is tough. You have so many things on your plate: Preaching Counseling Recruiting Training Leading Managing The list never ends... Plus, you have your own life and your family! Then you see quotes like this: “Leaders are at their very best when they are raising up leaders around them.” ~ Bill Hyblels...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Gary Haugen Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Angela Duckworth Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Immaculee Ilibagiza Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Sam Adeyemi Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Marcus Buckingham Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...

GLS 2017 Day Two - Juliet Funt Session Notes

This year, I'm attending The Global Leadership Summit from the satellite location at my home church in Avon, IN.  Once again, I'm sharing my notes from this excellent event here on my blog.  So, tune in for the next 2 days and catch the notes from each of the speakers. It’s my hope that these notes will...