Sometimes I come up with plans of how to accomplish a vision. Plans that in my mind will work great. Plans that I get attached too. Maybe I attach myself to these plans because that gives me a level of security or maybe I attach myself to these plans because I do not like living […]Read More Unsettled
As a leader sometimes you have to “take the hit” for the well being of the group you are leading. There is a tension in leadership between being liked and making hard choices that have the potential of upsetting people. Choices of… 1. Direction – even though you talk and talk there are some who […]Read More Take the Hit
Whether you are trying to hire a person for your business, vote on the next staff hire at your church or are in the throes of deciding who you will vote for this fall politically, these actions are all a part of a bigger search… a search to find a leader. Someone to follow Someone […]Read More What Does a Great Leader Look Like?
The question isn’t what will happen if something goes wrong. The analysis isn’t everything is bad and nothing will ever go right. The attitude toward others should NOT be, I don’t like them therefore they will never be able to do anything right. The objective should NOT be, I’ll just wait till they do something […]Read More The #1 Leadership Distraction
I am not real sure what kind of “Sugar Plum” dances, but I am sure there is some stuff you can take (or drink) to make that happen. I am not recommending any of those things… No not at all… but I am saying, the phrase “sugar plums danced in their heads” (if we are […]Read More “Visions of Sugar Plums… Dancing”
I’ve been thinking about the post Relocation – 3. Here are some additional thoughts… So… your spouse does something wrong and you feel yourself getting upset with them. Take a moment to stop the rush of “anger”, a moment to stop the rush of “frustration” and ask… If I was the one that had made […]Read More Relocation 3.2