Desperation I was 16. I was failing in front of what seemed to me (at least at the time) a large congregation at church. I was given the responsibility, along with another young man, Jeremiah (also 16 or 17), to perform an ordinance. All I essentially had to do was recite a few lines perfectly.… Continue reading Silent Leadership
I set a goal to read 13 books this year. I decided I’d start small and Whitney Johnson’s Disrupt Yourself seemed to fit the bill. I figured I’d be able to easily read it in 3–4 weeks and apply some of the ideas the author presents. I picked it up January 1 and had no idea how much… Continue reading Personal Disruption
One of my favorite TED talks is by Drew Dudley. In a short six minutes, Drew helps us see that leadership is something you do. It isn't a title or the corner office, leadership is in the actions you take and the impact you have. After all, leaders create more leaders, not followers. https://www.ted.com/talks/drew_dudley_everyday_leadership Have… Continue reading Everyday Leadership
Giving feedback shouldn't be hard but we often make it more difficult than it needs to be. These are lessons I learned from a young tumbling coach.
Dr. Stephen R. Covey died in 2012. His legacy encompasses millions who have read his works (7 Habits of Highly Effective People, First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families, and The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness). I remember reading 7 Habits many years ago in one of my first "business" classes in college… Continue reading 3 Leadership Lessons from Meeting Stephen R. Covey