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Five Tips for Dealing with Difficult People

Recently, I received an article from Dan Reiland, The Pastor’s Coach who discussed dealing with difficult people. If we have been involved in any type of leadership, you have dealt with difficult people. They make projects hard to launch, continue or complete. Many times, the leadership team must turn their focus and some of their … Continue reading

7 Ways I Supported My Pastor

I had just stepped down from being a senior leader in a ministry a few years ago and needed a break.  After a couple of months, God opened the door at a local church for my wife and me to become quickly involved in.  The Pastor was very pleased at our participation.  As I got … Continue reading

Five Keys From Washington’s Victory

George Washington and his Continental Army had suffered several defeats or had cut and run instead of fighting and likely losing again.  They had suffered defeats near Boston and New York.  To make matters worse, morale had hit an all time low and in December of 1776, the entire army could opt out or re-enlist … Continue reading

Tuesday’s Challenge

Each Tuesday, releases a weekly growth challenge called Tuesday’s Challenge.  The Challenge is an opportunity to grow and apply leadership principles.  Whether you are involved in professional leadership, community service or ministry, these will help you become a better leader and lead with more confidence.  To access the Challenge go to the top of … Continue reading

A Leader Forgives

Our department was downsizing and it was getting ugly.  In fact, other managers and employees were jockeying for their offices and positions.  One manager, Mark had been duped and no longer met the qualifications for an office.  He was fairly new and did not realize the policy that determined the decision, while a long time … Continue reading

Leadership: Is a Matter of Trust

It was the middle of the summer and our family was staying on the Chowan River. The river home designated to encourage and provide rest for ministry leaders was ours for a few days and included a jet ski. The River was about 2 miles wide behind the home and my oldest son was excited … Continue reading

Overcoming Failure

I was recently impressed while reading 1776, by David McCullough.  The author describes General George Washington in leading one of the early battles for freedom from the British Empire, as a failure. “The Battle of Brooklyn – the Battle of Long Island as it would be later known – had been a fiasco.  Washington had … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new blog.  The goal of the blog is to help you grow personally or professionally.  Whether you are a business or education leader, ministry leader or looking to learn about leadership, will help you.  The blog will have new postings a couple of times a week. My focus will include leadership … Continue reading

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