Monthly Archives: August 2011

Are you a Finisher?

What attribute is at the top of your list when you hire leaders or individual contributors in your organization? I love the Southwest Airline “hire for attitude, train for skill” approach and adopt it in all the areas I’m responsible … Continue reading

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One Dumb Move from Blowing It

When Shannon and I lived in Charleston I had the privilege of being in a Bible study with the lead pastor at the church we attended. His name is Buster Brown (yes, that’s for real) and he is one of … Continue reading

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Picking up the Baton: Pat Williams Story

A few days ago while driving to work I heard an intriguing story that caught my attention. It was a story that caused me to pause and provided a very practical example of someone picking up the baton for someone … Continue reading

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Staying on Target in Leadership and Life

Have you ever played golf and how does golf correlate to leadership? If so, you’ve experienced one of the most frustrating aspects of this game that is the source of many lost balls, broken clubs and ventures through the woods … Continue reading

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The Law of Sowing and Reaping

I’m always surprised when others are surprised when things happen in business. There are definitely external or environmental factors beyond our control that change our dynamics and surprise us, but the majority of what we run into daily are results … Continue reading

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Are you a Turkey or Owl?

If you knew there was imminent danger in front of you what would you do? That is pretty easy to answer for most of us, especially when talking in generalities, but is it really that easy to apply to our … Continue reading

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Building Relational Currency

A couple of weeks ago I took my son Joshua to Six Flags. On the drive in I had to stop by the ATM and get some cash out to pay for parking and food while in the park. While … Continue reading

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