Category Archives: Mentoring

In almost four decades of leadership, I’ve made more than my share of errors. The error I’ve regretted the least is this one—Effective leaders give others the benefit of the doubt. This was one of my top ten leadership learnings … Continue reading

  This week, ten worship interns from across the globe, left our church campus and returned to their homes in Australia, Canada and the United States. During the two months these Arise Worship Internship millennials were with us, I treasured … Continue reading

  I read a blog recently by one of my favorite authors, Patrick Lencioni. He was writing about how tired he is of hearing business leaders complain about hiring Millennials—young adults born from the early 1980’s to around 2000. I’ve … Continue reading

  Napoleon wrote, “A leader is a dealer in hope.” I love that. The ability to create and stir up hope in others is one of the trademarks of great leadership. Hope is a core desire to see something come … Continue reading

   Have you been in one of those situations where you are not the leader but you just want to make a  difference and help something to happen? Sometimes it’s because you are new on the scene or it may … Continue reading

  Thank you for reading, subscribing and sharing my blog over the past year! As 2013 exits and 2014 rolls in, here’s a countdown of the top 10 views over the year.  Maybe one or more of these will be … Continue reading

  You know them. Maybe you are one of them. The one who loves to be the first to clap at the conclusion of a great song or when the speaker makes a powerful point in her presentation. Some love … Continue reading

  In case you missed them, here are the top five posts for the month of October! For the first time, I’ve also included a few of what I consider to be the top comments for this month. I so … Continue reading

A YEAR AGO TODAY…A MENTOR OF MINE CHANGED HIS ADDRESS FROM EARTH TO HEAVEN…HERE’S A REPOST OF WHAT I WROTE THAT DAY 10/11/12: Today, our world lost an authentic down-to-earth saint. Not a saint in some formal religious way, but … Continue reading

  Dan Black writes in his newly released book, The Leadership Mandate, “The foundation for positive influence is based on your ability to successfully lead and manage yourself.” I agree. I completely agree. The greatest leadership challenge I have is self-leadership. … Continue reading

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