January 2, 2014

A while back, the movie Die Hard 2 was on TV, so my son and I happily watched it. Though I was very tired and I needed to get up early the next morning, I stayed up until the very end which was unusual for me. The reason? It is one of my favorite movies. (More...)

If there is one truism in life – and especially the business and professional world – it is that “stuff happens,” things transpire for no apparent reason, things you cannot explain. - An important sale you were expecting to close after extraordina (More...)

Servant leadership is a topic that is well known particularly in Christian circles.  But, what does it mean to serve?  Merriam-Webster defines servant as “one that serves others.”  Leadership is influence, and many leaders fail to recognize (More...)

As I begin this Coaching 101 leadership blog, I want to tell you a story. I was wearing my J-E-S-U-S shirt one day and I want to tell you what I experienced. The shirt reads like this:   The J-E-S-U-S is in white letters with the rest of the words in (More...)

  One Sunday, my pastor, Peter Wilson, said to the Cross Point Church congregation: “The most important thing about you is who you are becoming.” There is a lot of wisdom in this statement. I believe it applies to us individually, and I t (More...)

Have you ever had a job you felt was below your abilities? Have you ever had a job you hated? We all have, right? What do you do about that? If you are like me, when you’ve found yourself in this place you probably have been tempted to simply go through (More...)

Are life, prosperity, and honor important to you? Solomon, the wisest man to ever live, left a treasure map that promises to lead to life, prosperity, and honor. Solomon imbedded the map in the form of an instruction. You can discover the map for yourself (More...)

A while back, my family and I were driving to Florida for vacation when my lovely bride pointed out the sign painted on the back of a truck. As we passed it I read what it said, “Our most valuable asset sits 63 feet ahead” (referring to the guy drivin (More...)

Lesson #2- Transformational Leadership   I really do not want to sound too technical or too academic, but I have to give you a definition and some facts about leadership styles before I move on. There are several leadership styles: transformational, (More...)

I was a college basketball coach before the Lord called me away from that lifestyle into a life of ministry. I coached for 18 years. Most were good, but not all. I mentored many young women an am still close to some today. Sometimes we don’t really unde (More...)