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21 Lessons From The Greatest Leadership Book I’ve Ever Read Part 1

Have you ever read a book that completely changed how you view leadership?  I’ve read several like that in my life.  However, the great leadership book I’ve ever read is the Bible. The Bible is a living, breathing document which provides the lens of how I view my life.  There was once a person named Paul who […]

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15 Quotes and Action Steps You Can Take To Grow As A Leader

Are you happy with your growth as a leader?  After reading this week’s edition of The Sporting News, I have uncovered 15 action steps you can take to accelerate your leadership growth.  How Well Do You Prepare? “You’re not going to gain much strength during the season.  But during the offseason, when you’re working four days a week, you’re […]

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16 Leadership Quotes About The Rescue of 33 Chilean Miners

Some events do not need an explanation.  The rescue of 33 Chilean miners trapped in a mine for 69 days captivated the world.  In the entertainment era of reality television we live in, the drama and heroism of these men far surpassed that which we sadly subject ourselves to on a daily basis. The following are leadership quotes that should […]

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Maybe The Best Definition Of Leadership I’ve Ever Heard

How would you define the word “leadership”?  The most famous definition is from John Maxwell who says “Leadership is influence”.  John, of course, is right. However, today my pastor Crawford Loritts gave a definition that made me stop in my tracks.  Crawford gave this statement – “The Heavy Responsibility Of Leadership Is That It Is A […]

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7 Leadership Quotes on LSU’s Les Miles With 16 Time Management Facts

How many times have you said “There is just not enough hours in a day” this week alone?  If you’re like me, quite a bit.  There has been much discussion recently about LSU head coach Les Miles and his ability to manage time well.  The following are quotes about Les Miles from ESPN’s Gameday and additional facts about time […]

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16 Leadership Principles and Quotes From Secretariat

Secretariat is AMAZING!  Randall Wallace has given us a great gift in the creation of this film.  I cannot recommend it enough for your entire family. The following are the leadership quotes and principles from the movie. Our Lives Are One Phone Call Away From Changing Forever.  Penny Chenery, played by Diane Lane, receives a […]

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So Close But Yet So Far and 9 Other Things I’m Learning

Are you a continual learner?  The world of leadership contains dozens of catch phrases.  Here a just a few of my favorites: The toughest person to lead is yourself. A man cannot help another without also helping himself. If a lady has to tell you she is a lady, she most likely is not.  If a leader has to tell you […]

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Top 10 Most Popular Posts Of September 2010

Have you ever been wonderfully surprised?  In July the readership of this blog grew 124%.  During August, it grew an additional 97%.  I figured at some point this rate of acceleration has to stop.  What a bad leadership thought because of my lack of vision.  Incredibly, the month of September saw this site grow another 92%!!!  […]

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15 Qutoes On Faith And Leadership From Josh Hamilton, I Am Second

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXOrKT7SUoY How do you like coming in second?  As a leader, do you feel that second place is actually the first loser?  We all like to win and losing seems to break down the aura of invincibility we want to display.  Our pride is hurt.  We are embarrassed and look for ways not to experience losing again.  As […]

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20 Leadership Quotes from Gordon Gekko and Wall Street

  Is the iconic character Gordon Gekko played by Michael Douglas correct when he said “Greed is good?”  All leaders are faced with this question.  In essence, we must determine if we are going to serve others or serve ourselves. I loved the new Wall Street movie.  The acting is ridiculously superb and there are a couple […]

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