Tag Archives: Purpose

A Big, Hairy and Audacious Challenge for 2012

The beginning of a new year provides a fresh start or new slate for us. It’s a time to think about the possibilities of what could happen this next year. It’s a time to reset, refocus and recommit. About 40-45% … 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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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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Be a better parent in one quick decision

A couple of weeks ago Joshua, our six year old, had a “fun run” fundraiser at his elementary school. These are the phone calls or knocks on the door all of us get from time to time when we are asked to … Continue reading

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Are you making points or making a difference?

“It’s easy to make a point; it’s hard to make a difference.” This is a quote I once heard Andy Stanley say during one of his leadership podcasts. It resonated with me because I see this play out often in … Continue reading

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An Acorn, Corn Maze and Leadership

A couple of years ago I was on a bike ride with my oldest son Joshua, who was three years old at the time, riding through the roads in our neighborhood. While riding I stumbled upon a teaching moment when … Continue reading

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Leading From Your Strengths: Part 2

In yesterday’s blog I introduced some important leadership principles from a talk I heard from Andy Stanley at the Catalyst Dallas 2012 conference. He said that we maximize the value we bring the organizations we work or volunteer in when … Continue reading

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