Stubborn, Apathetic, and Lazy: My Superpowers

As I was preparing for an interview a few weeks back I was running myself through some of the typical interview questions to prepare. When I was thinking of qualities that set me apart and that are strengths, I came up with three that I think really make me a great candidate. I am stubborn, Read More …

A Little Bit Of Sway

Think of the tallest building you know of. Pretty impressive isn’t it? From the ground these buildings tower over us, a testament to human creativity, industry, and the conquest of gravity. Humanity has overcome the forces of nature. Mostly. In order for those buildings to be safe, they actually sway in the wind. Some just Read More …

A Vision That Compels

Virtually every company has a vision statement. Unfortunately, most of them are just fluff. Nobody in the company knows it, and they certainly can’t see how it relates to what they do every day. The irony is that somebody probably spent a lot of time and money on crafting that vision statement, and most don’t Read More …

You Are Your Habits

It’s no secret that the vast majority of people give up on their New Year’s resolutions by February. There are many reasons for this, but one is because people often fail to understand what is actually required to make change. Often it is much easier than we think and we overwhelm ourselves with these resolutions. Read More …

The Currency of Leadership

Leaders often find themselves dealing with currency. Money does, after all, make the world go round. Even charitable organizations have a bottom line budget to meet. However, cash is not the most important currency that leaders deal with. The most important currency that a leader deals in is faith. You can call it trust or Read More …

The First Step to Team Accountability

Every leader wants to have a team who hold themselves and one another accountable. Such a team is easy to manage because in many ways they manage themselves. They take personal responsibility. More importantly, if given clear direction, the accountable team produces. The individuals take responsibility for themselves and keep one another on track. The Read More …