Brian Dodd on Leadership Blog

What Happens When You Light Yourself On Fire

John Wesley once said, “Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.”  Practically all of my posts are uplifting and positive.  This is because there are enough complainers in the world and it does not need another negative voice. But periodically, something does anger me enough to write about it and I go on […]

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16 Quotes On Faith And Leadership By Steph Curry

Steph Curry absolutely loves Jesus Christ, his wife and parents.  This 2nd generation star and league MVP also grew up with a basketball in his hands.  He is the greatest ball handler since Pete Maravich and maybe the best shooter anyone of us have ever seen.  I am all-in on Steph Curry.  Move over LeBron! […]

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11 Ways 11 Pastors Gave Me A Competitive Advantage In Business

Recently I wrote a post entitled 14 Things Your Church Can Teach You To Have A Competitive Advantage As A Businessperson.  It was incredibly well-received and has helped many pastors identify who sits in their services on a weekly basis and how to better communicate in such a way as to add value to their lives […]

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27 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Tomorrowland

I had the misfortune of attending years of boring sermons and church services growing up.  There was obviously a good message embedded in the content but you had to suffer through a lot to discover it. This is how I felt watching the movie Tomorrowland.  There is a good message about the power of positive […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of May 18th

I love the local church.  I love everything about it (except unnecessary leadership meetings).  It is the local church where lives are made brand new, hope is restored, marriages are reconciled, addictions are broken, people are given a future, and life has meaning and purpose.  There is nothing better than the Bride of Christ except […]

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15 Books Christian Leaders Should Be Reading

I must offer an apology to many people.  Often I am asked to help promote books and I am honored to do so.  It is a joy to spotlight the incredible work God is doing through some very talented writers and never a burden. However, because of some recent significant time commitments, I am behind […]

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The Bible Verse All Business Leaders Should Pray When Not Meeting Their Goals

Christian business leaders should have a competitive advantage because they attend your church.  Not just because of business connections but for the following reasons and more: Because the Bible is truth, Christian business leaders should have the best grid for decision making. Christians should understand most the power of vision and how to cast it. […]

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18 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Bill Gates TED Talk

As founder of Microsoft and currently the wealthiest person in the world, Bill Gates is obviously one of this generation’s transcendent leaders.  In the past decade, one of Gates’s primary focuses has also been philanthropy and solving global issues such as education and poverty. After witnessing the events surrounding the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Gates […]

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11 Keys To Successfully Leading Through Crisis Situations

Are you facing a time of crisis in the life of your church, business, non-profit, or athletic organization?  Often it is not a question of if but when.  This is because if you have been in leadership any length of time, you have encountered times of uncertainty and concern.  It is during these times of […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of May 11th

Nobody likes change but a baby but change is needed.  We need to make some changes in the way we lead in a post-Christian environment.  Some changes need to be made in how we communicate, deal with different ethnicities, and how we view the world.  Leaders should also strongly consider asking a different set of […]

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