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key principles

5 Key Principles Every Leader Should Master

If you were to focus on just a handful of key principles to master in leadership, which would you focus on? I get asked almost every day for advice, and I’ve written hundreds of posts on this blog filled with principles. Here are 5 principles I think about almost every day. The first three relate…

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CNLP 128: Mark Batterson on Chasing Down Your Dreams Without Fear

So you’ve got dreams that seem impossible. So what? Few voices in the church are as encouraging as Mark Batterson’s voice. Mark talks to Carey about how to chase down your dreams and kill the fear that’s holding you back. Welcome to Episode 128 of the podcast. Guest Links: Mark Batterson Mark Batterson’s website Mark on…

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Christine Hassler Expectation Hangover

CNLP 117: Why You’re Always So Disappointed—Getting Over Expectation Hangover with Christine Hassler

Ever find yourself disappointed…again and again. Ever wonder why? Ever find yourself disappointed…again and again? Ever wonder why? Christine Hassler is a life coach (with roots in Christianity) who coaches Hollywood stars, business leaders and others on how to cure expectation hangover. Welcome to Episode 117 of the podcast. Guest Links: Christine Hassler ChristineHassler.com Expectation Hangover:…

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learn about you as a leader

What People Learn About You as a Leader Without You Saying A Word

As a leader, people are always anxious to figure out who you really are. It’s understandable. A leader’s primary commodity is trust. People follow leaders they trust. Violate that trust, and people stop following you. Many leaders talk a good game. And that’s understandable. Yet habits and actions reveal more about any leader than words. And that’s what…

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leaders respond to a problem

6 Terrible (But Common) Ways Leaders Respond To A Problem

Naturally, there are things you love about the ministry or organization you lead. Probably lots of them. But chances are there are also a few things you don’t love. Maybe even a few things you see that bother you deeply. Being discontent with things comes with the territory for most leaders. In fact, an ability…

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way too busy

7 Important Things Every Way-Too-Busy Leader Forfeits

So let me guess. You’ve got too much to do today. Welcome to leadership. One of the most challenging aspects of leadership for any leader is time management. You can read time management books and posts (I’ll give you some resources at the end of this post), but if you don’t care about why something matters,…

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waste time

5 Things That Are a Total Waste of Time in Leadership

You know the scenario. You get to the end of a meeting, an experience or a project and say to yourself “That was a total waste of time.” What’s scary is how often you and I end up saying it. So how do you eliminate things that are a total waste of time as a leader? I think the best way…

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eagles

10 Quotes from The Eagles That Will Challenge Every Leader

Music is the fuel for so much in life and even in leadership. When I was a kid, Eagles’ music was all over the radio, and thanks to the birth of the classic rock format in music, their music never really disappeared. While I always liked them, they weren’t one of my go-to bands until…

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