Tag Archives: growth

How to React to Difficult Times

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.  You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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Follow in the Footsteps of Jesus

1 Corinthians 11:1 (NIV) 11 1 Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. Our society tends to distrust authority figures.  We’ve seen leaders caught in lies and scandals, and established institutions often seem to fail us.  So how do we … Continue reading

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Making a Habit of Appreciation

Proverbs 10:11 (NIV) 11 The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life,     but the mouth of the wicked conceals violence.  Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) 21 The tongue has the power of life and death,     and those who love it will eat … Continue reading

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Growing Through Difficulties

1 Peter 1:6-7 (NIV) 6 In all this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while you may have had to suffer grief in all kinds of trials. 7 These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, … Continue reading

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Give or Take: What Are You Going To Do With the Control

Recently, I was looking through the book Hey Leader, Wake Up and Hear the Feedback! by Eric Harvey.  Eric and his team surveyed hundreds of thousands of leaders and individual contributors around the world and selected 145 of the best responses … Continue reading

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Ways To Effectively Slow Leadership Growth

You can read article after article dedicated to nurturing a leader’s growth.  They give lots and lot of practical advice and insights designed for you to cultivate this growth.  Today, I want to take a different approach to this subject.  … Continue reading

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