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17 Practices Of Highly Successful Leaders Who Build Great Teams

All leaders know the importance and multiplicative impact of a great team.  You can simply accomplish more with a team than you can by yourself.  So how do you go about constructing a great unit?  Are there keys and practices to building great teams? In the February 23rd issue of Sports Illustrated, the great writer […]

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What One Harry Potter Quote Teaches Us About Leadership

I am one of the few people who has not seen any of the Harry Potter movies.  However, I came across a quote from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire which has significant impact for all leaders. Moody told Harry, “Play to your strengths.”  To which Harry responded, “I haven’t got any.”  Moody provided […]

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7 Practices Of Terrible Teams

Earlier this week I wrote a post entitled 7 Practices Of Highly Effective Teams.  This post has resonated the readers of this site.  But when you discuss what makes some teams so successful, you have to also ask the opposite question.  Why do some teams perform so poorly? To discover the answer to this question, […]

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7 Practices Of Highly Successful Teams

All leaders want to be part of great teams.  They want to build great teams.  They want to accomplish great things within the context of a team.  They want to build lifelong friendships. They want to create healthy cultures.  When teammates struggle, they want to be part of a team who picks them up.  Great […]

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The Top 10 Leadership Posts I Read The Week Of February 23rd

The greatest leadership taking place in the world today is at local churches.  This is because pastors and church leaders face opposition the marketplace often does not face (Satan) and they lead volunteer armies. If you are in church leadership and want to get better, read the posts below.  They are relevant and will allow […]

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FREE Download Of My 10 Differences Between Great And Bad Church Volunteer Leaders Webinar

Earlier this week I conducted a webinar for over 300 pastors and church leaders entitled “I Want Better Volunteers” which I want to make available to you by clicking the image above.  The core of this presentation was 10 Differences Between Great Volunteer Leaders And Bad Volunteer Leaders (for notes click HERE). Previously, I had never […]

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4 Reasons I Am A Born Again Entrepreneur

I admire leaders who exceed their potential and make a significant impact in the lives of others and the world.  How these successful leaders think and what they prioritize challenges me to become a better leader myself.  One such leader is my good friend Bryan Miles. Bryan and his wife Shannon are amazing leaders who […]

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Live Blog From Velocity 2015 Conference: 11 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Matt Carter

In an effort to add value to pastors and church leaders, today I am attending the Velocity 2015 Conference for church planters. The opening day’s final speaker was Matt Carter the Pastor of Preaching and Vision for Austin Stone Community Church in Austin, TX. The following are 11 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Matt Carter: Step 1 in […]

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Live Blog From Velocity 2015 Conference: 20 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Leonce Crump

In an effort to add value to pastors and church leaders, today I am attending the Velocity 2015 Conference for church planters. The afternoon’s first speaker was Leonce Crump spoke on leading an extraordinary family, particularly in ministry. Also, if you are a pastor or church leader, please make sure you take advantage of a special FREE […]

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Live Blog From Velocity 2015 Conference: 39 Leadership Quotes And Lessons From Mike Linch

In an effort to add value to pastors and church leaders, today I am attending the Velocity 2015 Conference for church planters. The first breakout speakers was conducted by Mike Linch, the incredible pastor of NorthStar Church in Kennesaw,GA.  His inspirational will help anyone currently facing crisis and overwhelming circumstances. The following are 39 Leadership Quotes And Lessons […]

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