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quirky things

5 Quirky Things That Are Way Too True About Church Life

Did you know you’re twice as likely to be killed by a vending machine than you are by a shark? Apparently, that’s true. I’m guessing you’ve never thought about being killed by a vending machine, even though you see them all the time and maybe even use them regularly. You likely have thought about shark attacks,…

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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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trust in leadership

How to Tell Who You Can Truly Trust in Leadership

So who can you trust… mean truly trust in leadership? You’ve trusted people you thought you could trust, only to be disappointed or get burned (sometimes badly). You’ve decided not to trust someone, only to realize you were wrong and he or she was completely trustworthy, and you missed a great opportunity to grow your team. Trusting people…

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tackle your critics

5 Much Healthier Ways To Tackle Your Critics

Criticism comes your way almost every day if you’re in leadership. The guy in the back row didn’t like your last message. Another person wonders what all you people in ministry actually do with your time. Someone you barely know leaves a snarky remark on your Facebook. A pseudonymous troll leaves a scathing comment on your blog.…

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7 Effective Ways to Battle Discouragement In Leadership

If you talk to most leaders long enough to get a real answer to ‘So how’s it going?” you will quickly discover that a surprising number of leaders are disheartened. Even discouraged. For several years now, I’ve done a new reader survey for anyone who signs up to receive my blog via email. You know what hundreds…

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vacation rules

Some New (And Better) Rules For Your Next Vacation

Ready for your next vacation? YES, say most people…even if the last one wasn’t that long ago. Anyone who’s ever taken a vacation knows that you can come back replenished or exhausted, excited or defeated, or restored or depleted. It all depends on how you use the time you have. I just came back from two…

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