Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bring It! Like P90x Tony Horton

“Your most important pitch is your next pitch. Your most important game is the next game.” This is something I heard Leo Mazzone, the former Atlanta Braves pitching coach, say a few days ago. The meaning of this is it’s … Continue reading

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Key characteristic of an ineffective leader

One critical thing Shannon and I learned early on in parenting was our children are all different. I know this sounds intuitive, but this is an important lesson for not only parenting but also leadership in general. Inherently, we are … Continue reading

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How to ensure your plans fail

When I recruit leaders into my organization, whether internally or externally, one of the areas I focus in on and assess is the ability to make wise and quick decisions. Decision making is something a leader is doing constantly. It’s … Continue reading

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How to make your world smaller

Do you want to make your world smaller? If so, be stingy. Solomon, the wisest man to ever live, provided us some insight into what contributes to our world either growing or shrinking. He wrote in Proverbs 11:24-25 that: “The world … Continue reading

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My Tuesday Recommendations

Here are a few books and songs I recommend you checking out. All these will be sources of future blog content as I work my way through them.

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Don’t wait until you’re about to die to do these 3 things

I had the privilege of hearing Joe Ehrmann speak this past week and he said many things that really resonated with me, but one thing stood out. During his talk about true masculinity (see my blogs on True Masculinity), he … Continue reading

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Develop your leaders or someone else will (Infographic)

No matter where we are on this leadership continuum, we all need further leadership development. From first time leaders to top-level leaders, we should be thinking of not only our personal development but also the development of those current or … Continue reading

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