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How You Stifle Growth by Putting People in Boxes

How You Stifle Growth by Putting People in Boxes

The other day someone said to me, “You see the glass half empty.” The comment kind of startled me, I certainly wasn’t expecting it and it was not helpful to the conversation. Honestly, I didn't know how to react. It made me wonder why he would say that? Certainly, there is a time for self-reflection and consideration of how others see us. However, I see this trend of putting people in boxes more and more often. Because it’s easier to put people in boxes with blanket stat ...Read more »
Can I help you set important goals for 2019?

Can I help you set important goals for 2019?

“A goal without a plan, is just a wish.” Antoine de Saint-Exupery  “If we could first know where we are, and whither we are tending, we could better judge what to do, and how to do it.” Abraham Lincoln We all know how important it is to plan. Yet, often we fail to act and therefore do not bear the fruit of a life lived on purpose. It’s a new year. Today is the day to start asking yourself questions that will lead you to live the life you were born to live ...Read more »
[VIDEO] How do I unify and engage my board of directors?

[VIDEO] How do I unify and engage my board of directors?

Board of Directors. Just saying this name can induce all kinds of emotion, ranging from great discouragement to great inspiration. But, as a non-profit executive director, you have a great opportunity to set the tone and strike a balance that will allow you to productively collaborate with your board in the best interest of the ministry. Here is a list of things you can begin focusing on right now to help you change the tone of your board meetings...

Asking "What Would Jesus Do?" Can Change How You Lead

Asking "What Would Jesus Do?" Can Change How You Lead

What Would Jesus Do? Think about this from a leadership stand-point. Even non-Jesus followers would be hard pressed to find another leader so effective that in only three years of ministry His work would forever redefine religion. Is there anything we can learn about this leader and the work He did to so effectively create lasting change?Read more »
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