I often hear from people who say “We don’t any need more ideas/strategies/conferences/skills…all we need to do is ________,” and then they fill in the blank with something that sounds spiritual. Maybe you have people like that at your church, or someone like that on your team. It’s amazing how common this perspective is. You…

3 Spiritual Phrases Christian Leaders Should Stop SayingRead More

Nancy Duarte is one of the leading experts in communication today, having advised and consulted 25 out of 35 of the biggest companies in the world and advised 84% of all top tech companies. Nancy talks about the biggest mistakes preachers and communicators make, what all great talks have in common, and gives practical advice…

CNLP 214: Nancy Duarte on What All Great Speeches and Talks Have in Common, The Biggest Communication Mistakes Preachers and Speakers Make, and How Speaking is ChangingRead More
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I often hear from people who say “We don’t any need more ideas/strategies/conferences/skills…all we need to do is ________,” and then they fill in the blank with something that sounds spiritual. Maybe you have people like that at your church, or someone like that on your team. It’s amazing how common this perspective is. You…

3 Leadership Cop Outs That Sound Spiritual, But Aren’tRead More
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You likely have one of two problems with your calendar. Maybe your calendar looks like a maze from which there’s no escape. You’re so tightly scheduled with meetings, appointments and commitments that your first rest-room break opens up in late 2019. Or maybe your calendar is just the opposite, other than a few meetings, it…

How Your Calendar is Killing You (And What To Do About It)Read More

If you’re a church leader who thinks strategically, you’re probably going to get criticized. Maybe even more than you ever dreamed. For some reason, being strategic is often viewed as being unspiritual in the church. Why? I mean, if you want the church to flounder, be unstrategic. Never use your mind, only use your heart. Never think, only feel.…

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Jud Wilhite and Brad Lomenick talk to Carey about their best and worst decisions on five key issues: strategy, team, momentum, culture and personal leadership. Raw, honest and authentic, this conversation is packed with insight. The conversation continues at Rethink Leadership 2017 in Atlanta Georgia April 26-28. www.RethinkLeadership.com. Welcome to Episode 127 of the podcast.…

CNLP 127: Jud Wilhite and Brad Lomenick: Roundtable on Their Worst Mistakes and Best Decisions in LeadershipRead More

At different points over the years, I’ve felt my heart become hard. I stop feeling what I should feel. I stop caring the way I should care. I stop experiencing the highs and lows the way I should. In this post, I outlined the early warning signs of a hard heart (as well as four reasons…

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