2 X 2 Collage: We are meant to use our gifts

2 X 2 Collage: Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your opportunity for you to give that gift back.

2 x 2 Collage: The bigger Why drives action and ignites ideas

The bigger why drives action and creativity.

The Second Mountain: The Next Big Challenge in Your Life | Aspen Ideas Festival

After you’ve achieved success, what comes next? Source: The Second Mountain: The Next Big Challenge in Your Life | Aspen Ideas Festival

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We get to…

We get to be who we are created to be…read more at four4soaring.com

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Out of the loop and in the loop – a leader’s conundrum.

I have witnessed, up close, the heart of leaders who want nothing but the best for their organizations and share everything they can as soon as they can.  I have seen the opposite as well.  Leaders who hoard information.  Leaders who leverage intelligence and news for their own benefit, high on the “sexy” drugs of status, secrecy and self-importance. I confess, I’ve been (am?) one of these leaders too. 

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Do we become the bully after the bullies are all gone?

Whether you have experienced “real life” external bullies or not, we all have this tendency to be our own bully.  The question you have to ask yourself is.  How long are you going to take it, before you say you’ve had enough?

Be a Leader of Leaders

One of the most profound things I have learned in recent years is that the most effective leadership posture I can assume is to strive to be a relentless servant leader who spends his time building into other leaders. This may seem intuitive, but many of us drive so hard to achieve and make a […]

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Embrace the Contrarians in Your Midst

Having contrarians in your daily life, at your dinner table and in your community can be maddening at times…but can we and should we try to live without them?

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Thinking of adding things to your life? Add depth to existing or new relationships.

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As someone who is trying to grow closer to others and sprinkle as much salt and light into the world as possible before I go, I am humbled.  Dunbar’s number tells me a story.

Let Kindness Overflow