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The #1 Thing Necessary To Create A Healthy Organizational Culture

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Whether you lead a church, business, non-profit, educational or athletic organization, every leader wants a healthy culture.  We talk about it.  We hire for it.  We do everything possible to create environments people LOVE to spend time at. Bryan Miles, Co-Founder and CEO of BELAY Solutions is one of my favorite leaders.  In conjunction with the release of […]

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7 Things Leaders Should Not Be Doing

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Leaders focus so much on what they SHOULD be doing to be successful that they often neglect to figure out what they should NOT be doing.  The Building A Story Brand Podcast with Donald Miller is one of my go-to resources for personal growth and development.  This week’s guest was one of my favorite leaders – […]

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What Spending A Day With Shark Tank’s Daymond John Is Like

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Daymond John is an entrepreneur, author, motivational speaker, and iconic television personality on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank.  What you may not know is John is an incredibly generous leader. Recently, my friends at BELAY Solutions, specifically co-founders Bryan and Shannon Miles, spent a day learning from John.  Bryan chronicled his thoughts and I wanted to […]

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Free Ebook To Help Leaders Improve Their Workplace Culture

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Establishing, and maintaining, a robust workplace culture isn’t easy.  But, there are many things that leaders can do (and not do) to help make the process easier.  As more and more people begin to work in remote, virtual, and mixed settings, the more leaders will need to understand the unique complexities of virtual culture. My […]

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The 2 Fundamental Ingredients Of Execution

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Too many leaders I work with confuse activity with accomplishment.  Christian leaders are especially adept at convincing communication.  As a leader you must be at cutting through the fluff and look at results. But for there to be quality results,  you need quality execution.  If you are a regular reader of this site, then you know […]

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5 Things Affected By Disorganized Leaders

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As a leader, do you ever feel like things are out of control or you don’t have your arms around anything?  Is the process of solving problems like putting your fingers in a dam only for new leaks to take place.  Much of this stress is usually the result of disorganization.  For help in solving […]

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Working For The Lord … And Working With BELAY Solutions

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“Whatever your task, put yourself into it, as done for the Lord and not for people, since you know that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward; you serve the Lord Christ.” —Colossians 3:23–24 BELAY Solutions is one of my favorite organizations.  Co-founded by Bryan Miles and his wife Shannon, BELAY was recently ranked […]

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3 Critical Steps To Correcting A Bad Hire

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Bryan Miles, co-founder and CEO of BELAY Solutions, is a leader I greatly admire. If you are unfamiliar with this incredible organization, they were recently ranked #1 among small companies in the 2017 Top Company Cultures List Presented by Entrepreneur and CultureIQ. Recently, Bryan wrote an incredibly insightful and though-provoking post entitled “3 Critical Steps To Correcting […]

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20 Quotes And Lessons From Leaders Of Today’s Fastest Growing Companies

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In September, INC. Magazine released its annual list of 500 fastest growing companies.  Whether you lead a church, non-profit, academic institution, athletic organization, or business, these lessons from some of today’s most successful leaders can make you better. The following are 20 Quotes And Lessons From Leaders Of Today’s Fastest Growing Companies: “New hires want […]

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5 Signs Of An Ineffective Leader

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Have you ever worked for an ineffective leader?  It is simply a measurement in self-control as you wait for that person to improve, be transferred, or even replaced.  So what are the warning signs of an ineffective leader? Recently, the team at BELAY Solutions wrote an incredible post about ineffective virtual team managers.  As I read […]

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