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10 Leadership Practices Of The Future – Passion City Church

I have seen the future.  For the past two months, my family has attended Passion City Church (PCC) in the Atlanta area on Sunday evenings. PCC is pastored by Louie Giglio with Chris Tomlin and Christy Nockels among others leading worship.  I have never experienced anything like it. We attend our wonderful home church, Fellowship Bible Church, on Sunday mornings but our […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts Of November 2010

November was an amazing month for this site.  Overall readership grew by 55% and for the first time we had over 12,000 readers in a month.  This was partly possible because on Monday, November 22nd we were honored to have our article on dysfunctional families featured on the WordPress Freshly Pressed home page. Also, StudentLifeGuru.com rated this […]

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6 Leadership Lessons From The Atlanta Falcons

Mike Linch, Senior Pastor of NorthStar Church in Kennesaw, GA is a great leader and friend.  I have written two posts on his leadership previously.  You can read them here and here.  This past weekend he did the pre-game chapel for the Atlanta Falcons prior to their meeting the Green Bay Packers.  The following is a guest post from Mike so […]

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12 Things You Need To Make Room For

Do you feel like if there were 48 hours in a day you still couldn’t get it all done?  All leaders frequently experience this.  We simply just do not have the room in our schedules or lives to get done what we would like to get done. With Christmas fast approaching, I’m reminded of the innkeeper who […]

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7 Leadership Deeds, Not Words, That Can Make You A Champion – Oregon Ducks Chip Kelly

    Do you know many people who are “all talk”?  To Chip Kelly, head coach of the nation’s best team, the 11-0 Oregon Ducks, deeds not words are what is important.  In the latest edition of The Sporting News, he says “I don’t deal in hypotheticals.  Every day, you show who are by what you do.” […]

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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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35 Leadership Quotes From NBC’s 2010 People Of The Year

Leadership is influence.  On Thanksgiving night, NBC’s Matt Lauer interviewed who they determined to be their Five People of the Year.  The following are excerpts from those conversations. If you read no one else on this list, make sure you check out the comments from everyday people Brandon Fisher and James Jones.  Let the conversation begin.  Do you […]

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2 Leaders and 18 Leadership Quotes To Be Thankful For

The difference between successful and unsuccessful people is how they think.  Michigan State’s head coach Tom Izzo has been to six Final Fours while winning the 2000 national championship.  Cincinnati Reds general manager Walt Jocketty is the winner of the 2010 MLB Executive Of The Year Award. The November 8th edition of The Sporting News captured […]

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What People Are Saying About Dysfunctional Families During The Holidays

Two days ago I posted 8 Tips On Surviving Your Dysfunctional Family During The Holidays.  This post touched many and made the WordPress Freshly Pressed home page.  Currently there has been over 2300 hits on this site.  The following are some excerpts from the 45 comments currently from you the readers. “I will never forget the first time […]

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8 Tips On Surviving Your Dysfunctional Family During The Holidays

  Is there a normal family left in America?  I have reached the point where I am putting the “normal family” in my Sasquatch category – I’ve heard a lot about it but haven’t seen any documented visual evidence.  Dysfunction has become an institutionalized aspect of our society. Dysfunction is generally an inconvenience in our […]

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6 Qualities Needed To Live A Life Of Significance

What is more important to you – position or significance?  Many young leaders want position and the perks that come with it.  However, over time what becomes important is influence and significance.  But how do you achieve it? There was once a man named Matthew who had a very profitable, successful career.  However, rather than simply having personal […]

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