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6 Leadership Lessons From Toy Story 3

On Sunday afternoon, my family and I went to the movies and watched Toy Story 3.  This is not the normal kind of movie I enjoy but everyone I knew who saw it highly recommended it.  We had a great time and what is shown during the credits is absolutely hilarious!  The creativity and talent of the teams at Disney and Pixar are […]

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How To Make The Best Decision You’ve Never Made

                                                                                   Leaders like movement.  They have a bias towards action.  The chief characteristic for those in leadership is that by definition they are taking people somewhere.  Therefore, conflicting feelings spring forth in us as times arise when the best decision is to do nothing at all or just say “No”.  Leaders frequently struggle with signs that say STOP, Yield, or Do Not Enter.  John Heyman of […]

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10 Positive Mid-Year Thoughts

Everywhere you look or listen, there is plenty of bad news to go around.  However, with this being the final weekend of the first half of 2010, I thought it would be a good idea to look back on some of the positive things I’ve noticed or experienced so far this year.  Father’s Day – My wife and […]

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5 Leadership Lessons From The NBA Draft

Three of the most uneventful hours in television have become the annual NBA Draft.  That’s sad because for years it was one of my favorite events of the year.  However, with so many players coming out early who are unknown and unprepared, the drama of the draft has all but diminished. That being said, we can still take away […]

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How A Church Changes A Community: Thoughts From Mike Linch of NorthStar Church

Mike Linch is the Senior Pastor of the great NorthStar Church in Kennesaw, GA.  Since its inception in 1997, NorthStar’s intent was not to grow a church but rather to reach a city.  With over 2,000 in weekly attendance, a backlog of volunteers, and literally doing some form of ministry that impacts the community 365 days per […]

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Most Popular Posts of May 2010

I want to thank everyone who took the time to read the posts I have been submitting the last month.  New strategies have been implemented  and we have had good response.  Once again, thank you and feel free to join in on the leadership conversations. The following were my 5 most read posts during the month of May.  In […]

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The Two Most Exciting Words…

The two most exciting words in sports is “Game 7”.  On Thursday evening, the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics in the 7th game of this year’s NBA Finals.  As I watched the game and listened to the analysis throughout, several leadership principles became apparent that can be learned from when we want to elevate either our personal or […]

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Leadership Quotes From Game 7

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJ2Xv6iVRpw 72% of all individuals who earn six figure incomes describe themselves as avid sports fans.  It really makes sense when you think about.  Sports is similar to the world they live in.  It is competitive, requires teamwork, overcoming adversity, preparation, aligned leadership, in-game adjustments, compensation issues, and ultimately it’s measurable.  Somebody wins and somebody […]

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Options – 4 Practices That Can Change Your Life

As I watch the Boston Celtics take on the Los Angeles Lakers in this year’s NBA Finals, it is quite noticeable that Boston has four legitimate offensive weapons while the Lakers have only Kobe Bryant and Pao Gasol. If the Celtics hold on and win the series it will be because they have more options than the […]

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How Bad Teams Become Great – Part 2

In part 1 of this series, we looked at three NFL (www.nfl.com) teams who had an exceptional season sandwiched between two disappointing ones.  The objective of these posts is to identify the success links that these teams had in common needed to produce that great season and are necessary for our organizations to have a much-needed performance spike. Six links […]

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