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3 Ways Great Leaders Handle Tough Circumstances Differently

Circumstances. You face them every day, you are always reacting to them–positively or negatively. Think about it. What situations in your life do you wish would change right now? A different work environment that doesn’t suck the life out of you Better health A happier marriage A closer connection with God A more understanding boss Less…

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Sorry

How to Stop Saying I’m Sorry To Your Family

Today’s post is a guest post from my good friend, Frank Bealer. Frank is executive director of Leadership Development at The reThink Group (also known as Orange) and the CEO of Phase Family Centers. Before joining Orange, he was family pastor at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. He is driven to helping leaders develop to…

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The Ultimate Character Test Any Great Leader Passes

The longer I lead and the more I see, the more I’m convinced that character ultimately determines a leader’s true success. Moral failure takes out more leaders than it should. But real success is deeper than just avoiding the ditch. So where does the deepest level of leadership success come from? Ultimately it doesn’t come from a…

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Platform

Why Every Pastor Doesn’t Need a Platform

A few years ago I started getting a particular question lobbed my way again and again. It’s usually, but not exclusively, from young leaders. The question goes something like this: I’m a full-time pastor at X church. I’m wondering whether I need a platform. Almost everyone seems to have a blog, podcast, book or platform…

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The #1 Reason Your Work Is Never Finished

Ever feel like your work is never finished? You can’t quite stop working at home. You wake up most mornings feeling like you’re just stepping back onto the treadmill that never stops. On rare occasions, you think you’re done (at least for now), but then you head out for dinner or take a walk only…

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