Author Archive | Brian Dodd

Church Fight

If you hear the phrase “Reporting live from (insert your name) Church”, RUN!!! The attached video is definitely worth two minutes of your time.  After watching this disturbing display, I began to think about How do you know when you’re in trouble as a leader or pastor? The following are the “leadership” principles we can learn from […]

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Staying Faithful

Several weeks ago I wrote a very popular post entitled How A Sunday School Teacher Changed My Life.  It was a collection of leadership principles I learned from my high school Sunday School teacher, Lenis Black. Through a series of events, I was reconnected with Mr. Black after 25 years and as a result, my family had […]

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Quotes and Why We Love Them So Much

Like many bloggers, I frequently will post something and just know that it will become the most popular blog I’ve ever written.  However, statistics show that the most widely read posts I write are not my thoughts but rather compilations of great quotes or speeches by others.  This is a reminder that we are significantly moved and impacted by the use of words and language.  How a […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 3

The following is the final list of ten leadership excerpts from Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint that chronicles the construction of the New England Patriots.  Regardless of your profession, these leadership lessons apply across all disciplines.   Old guys had started the process of “regulating” the locker room. Brady recognized the importance of team building, of the […]

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Two Men Making A Huge Difference In The Lives Of Others

Joe Sangl, Founder of I Was Broke. Now I’m Not., and Casey Graham, Founder of The Change Group, are two individuals making a profound difference in the lives of people.  Because of their efforts, literally hundreds of churches and thousands of individuals are experiencing the joy that comes from financial freedom.  Please check out their links. Tomorrow, […]

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How To Build A Champion Part 1

The New England Patriots were the NFL’s team of the decade.  In Christopher Price’s book The Blueprint he uncovers the architectural design of the team that has become the standard for how to construct a NFL franchise.  Regardless of your profession, these principles are transferable to building your organization.  Some of Price’s many findings from the 2000 and 2001 […]

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10 Things Every Husband Wants To Hear

In any area of a man’s life, his level of performance is in direction proportion to his wife’s confidence in him.  I was reminded of that fact this morning as we were getting ready for the day and my wife said “I love my life!”  As she said that I was filled with a healthy sense of pride.  As a husband […]

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