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A few years ago, I heard three statements that got my attention: Mature people can disagree without being disagreeable.  Mature people can learn to have unity without uniformity. Mature people can walk hand in hand without seeing eye to eye. … Continue reading

One of the best sticky statements I’ve ever heard in a speech was from my colleague, Cory Demmel.  He was sharing the sad news of a popular church leader who had fallen far short of his calling.  Cory’s repeated line was about … Continue reading

  Losing influence is effortless. Easy to do. You can lose influence without even realizing it. Without even trying. Have you thought about it? Leadership is all about influence. You can only lead effectively over the long haul when others respect … Continue reading

  Are you trying to become a better listener? One essential skill for better listening is learning the art of asking great questions. When you are in a conversation and you ask questions, it helps you stay in a listening … Continue reading

  Listening is one of the most important skills for success at every age and stage of life. How well you listen has a major impact on your job effectiveness, your marriage, your parenting and the quality of all your … Continue reading

  If you ask a roomful of people, especially leaders, “How many of you have ever had training to help you listen?” Usually only a few hands will go up. Those who have majored in counseling or communication are generally … Continue reading

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