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10 Practices Of Pastors Of Fast Growing Churches


On Tuesday, October 29th The Rocket Company will be putting on a FREE online conference called Get More Volunteers.  As part of this event, I traveled to Charlotte, NC last Thursday to interview the incredible senior pastor of Transformation Church Derwin Gray. Transformation Church has consistently appeared on the annual Outreach Magazine Top 100 Fastest […]

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Pardon Our Progress

If you are a regular visitor to this site, you will notice it looks different.  Trust me, this is temporary.  I am in the process of radically upgrading this site and this look is a short-term necessity. Thank you for your patience and for visiting Brian Dodd On Leadership.

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7 Practices Of The Best Church Volunteers


I don’t know where I would be without a man named Lenis Black.  With the trajectory I was on, I certainly would not be the person I am today.  Who is Lenis Black you ask?  Lenis was a volunteer at Acworth United Methodist Church.  He was my first Sunday School teacher when I began attending church in 1980. […]

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Leadership Thoughts On Joe Biden And The Vice Presidential Debate

This is the first political post I have ever written.  I follow politics but never discuss it because of its polarizing and divisive nature.  However, the behavior of Vice President Joe Biden during the recent Vice Presidential debate was absolutely horrifying.  Whether you think Vice President Biden won the debate or not, whether you are Democrat or Republican, […]

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Does The Word “Leadership” Mean Anything Anymore?

In the February issue of Inc. magazine, editor-at-large Leigh Buchanan interviews Ronald Riggio.  Riggio is a professor of leadership and organizational psychology at the Kravis Leadership Institute of Claremont McKenna College.  He is concerned the word “leadership” has been over-used which has resulted in the term being meaningless.  Here are some of his comments from […]

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13 Leadership Quotes From Larry King: Dinner With Kings – Conan O’Brien, Jack Dorsey, and Shaquille O’Neal

Recently, CNN’s Larry King and his wife hosted a dinner party with some of the most powerful people in the world.  The show was called Dinner With Kings.  Their comments were amazing, shocking, and in some instances, very sad. Larry’s guests were Russell Brand, Jack Dorsey, Seth MacFarlane, Quincy Jones, Conan O’Brien, Shaquille O’Neal, and […]

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Sorry For The Inconvenience

If you are a regular visitor to this site, I want to offer some apologies.  I have moved this site to a self-hosted location and I am needing to work out a few kinks. Therefore, I will begin posting again later this week but need to do some necessary maintenance. Thank you again for taking the leadership journey with […]

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Leaders, Here Is Why You Need To Ditch Your Assumptions

Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post wrote a very interesting article on Japanese geologists.  You see, these geologists have long predicted a major earthquake in Japan.  However, this event was not to happen 80 miles off the coast but rather 231 miles southwest.  This would have placed it along a fault line just southwest of Tokyo. “It took place in a stretch […]

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Help Me Help You

Leaders spend much of their time and effort serving others.  First, I want to say “Thank You!”  Second, I want to serve and resource you better next year so you can better fulfill that purpose. What do you want to see happen in your life in 2011?  I am creating interactive, relational resources that will help you connect […]

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