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5 Ways To Become a Better Leader…Today

Sometimes leadership can seem so overwhelming. In reality, though, leadership is simpler than it first appears. In many ways, great leaders master some very basic things that other people miss. The advice in this post is so simple you might be thinking “well, my mother used to tell me to do that”. Maybe that’s the…

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5 Mistakes Most Preachers Make

So maybe you’re a preacher, or you listen to preachers (or stopped listening to preachers). Almost everyone has a perspective on what makes or doesn’t make for a great sermon. I’ve been preaching regularly for over 25 years, so I know a little bit about the head games preachers play with themselves. What you do…

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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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5 Ways To Lead When You Have No Money or Team

I recently surveyed over 1400 pastors of small to mid-sized churches to find out what they struggled with. I ran the survey to collect input for a new online course I’m releasing this fall called Breaking 200 Without Breaking You, all about breaking the 200 attendance barrier, something 85% of churches never do.  (You can sign…

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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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