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October 2017

Leaders Who Stand

Today, Christians around the world celebrate the 500-year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. On this day in 1517, German priest and theologian Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the door of his church, challenging the religious systems of his... Continue Reading →

Humor & Leadership

Kevin Cashman (Leadership From the Inside Out, 2008) surprised me. Tucked deep inside his seminal work on leadership, he tackled a topic I have rarely heard anyone else raise. Quoting Daniel Pink, he writes: "Play is emerging from the shadows... Continue Reading →

Friday Quote

University of Houston research professor Brene Brown has over the past few years soared in popularity because of her groundbreaking work in the areas of vulnerability, courage, worthiness, and shame. Brene is the author of several New York Times No. 1 bestselling books.... Continue Reading →

Leadership Hoarders

I was 15 years old and still innocent about how life can go sideways at times. My family was invited to dinner at the home of a friend whose wife was quite ill. She suffered from what the Diagnostic and... Continue Reading →

Friday Quote – Reconciliation

"Emphasize reconciliation, not resolution. It is unrealistic to expect everyone to agree about everything. Reconciliation focuses on the relationship, while resolution focuses on the problem. When we focus on reconciliation, the problem loses significance and often becomes irrelevant." - Rick... Continue Reading →

Leaders as Reconcilers

I woke today feeling the weight of the socially and politically charged environment in which we live. Men with guns fire into random crowds. Tweeters rant on social media, shooting back and forth like a Wimbledon match. “Breaking News” explodes... Continue Reading →

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