Free Attitude

We Americans love our freedoms and rightfully so.  The liberties we enjoy are truly rare in world history.  However, every freedom we have can be taken away from us.  We can lose the freedom of religion.  We can lose the freedom of speech,…

Third Way

Dear Leaders, are you struggling today with having to make a tough decision?  Here is a principle of life that might help you: there is a third way.  There is always a third way. We live in an “either, or” world.  We are forced to…

IF

I want to ask you a question that was once asked of me.  The question (and my answer) has made all the difference in the world for my life and ministry.  Here’s the question: If money was not a concern and success was guaranteed, what…

The Difference

I want to share a life lesson with you today that could very well change your life.  It isn’t pleasant.  It is usually very challenging to do, and most likely will have a high cost in doing it.  However, I promise – better than that,…

Change Agents

There are four agents of change, four catalysts that make change happen: Openness, Knowledge, Creativity, and Courage.  Anyone of these alone can make change possible.  All four working together can guarantee it. ​Without Openness,…

Goodness Sake

Let’s talk about goodness today.  Have you ever been tempted by it?  Maybe you have never thought about it before.  Have you been tempted by goodness?  Have you succumbed to the deceitful lure of being good?  Please understand that…

Leap

When thinking about the quality of good leadership we usually don’t think of impulse. Impulse is the instinct to jump before we look.  It is the irresistible urge to act.  In today’s calculating, rational world we want our leaders to…

Reject Numbness

One of the great challenges of our time is not to become numb.  There is so much hurt, so much need, and so much conflict in the world today.  It is very easy to become indifferent to the pain and problems of others.  It is really easy…

Others

If you had to distill the secrets of leadership down to only one word, what do you think that one word would be?  What one word unlocks the power of leadership?  Is it charisma? Vision?  Commitment? Diligence?  While all of those are certainly…