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Resilience

Back in my youth, I used to love riding a skateboard. I was first introduced to skateboarding in 1986 (yep, that dates me). My brother and I spent the summer in Virginia Beach, VA. My stepfather was in the Navy and stationed nearby. I found the wonder of skateboarding in our apartment complex. I learned… Continue reading Resilience

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How’s your heart, bro?

"The person who understands the evil in his own heart is the only person who is useful, fruitful, and solid in his beliefs and obedience. Others only delude themselves and thus upset families, churches, and all other relationships. In their self-pride and judgement of others, they show great inconsistency." John Owen, a Great Puritan Scholar… Continue reading How’s your heart, bro?

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Fueling Momentum

1. Challenge- Challenge processes, NOT people. Synergy dies when personal attacks occur. The vision or bottom line needs to be the focal point even if the indifference is founded. Disagreement on how a system, strategy or plan is operating is NOT the end of the world, but challenging people could be the killer of the… Continue reading Fueling Momentum

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5 Things to Improve a Leader’s Communication

1. Leverage humor to make the point, not to be the point. Rookie mistake. We have all made this one trying to draw closer to our audience or employees. We all want to be likable, but likeability has to take a back seat to content. A question to ask yourself: Did they walk away with… Continue reading 5 Things to Improve a Leader’s Communication

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5 Things for Every Leaders Arsenal

1. People are more important- People in your organization are more important than the mission you are accomplishing. If you want a team that is strong and can face challenges, give them priority. 2. Mistakes are NOT fatal, but your response to them could prove to be. 3. You cannot scold if they haven't been… Continue reading 5 Things for Every Leaders Arsenal