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To Take a Knee

In the aftermath of President Trump’s comments geared toward the NFL and the National Anthem protests there is a vast amount of people speaking out on social media, for and against, those who took a knee. So much so that the some teams did not even come out of the locker room for the Anthem, and […] Read More

David Burkus: Creatively Under New Management

As everyone knows, I am really in deep when it comes to the arena of leadership and leadership research. Especially when It comes to building leaders at every level and helping people move forward to do greater things with their lives.   So with all that, allow me to introduce you to Dr. David Burkus. […] Read More

Pew sitting is not a spiritual gift

Are you excited by your life? Why or why not? You know, God put some things on the inside of you and has built you for a purpose for which you should be excited about. I fully believe that after salvation, the most important truth a Christian can understand is: God has put inside each […] Read More


Before you get started moving forward with your career, it’s a good idea to take some time to learn more about yourself as a person. To find out which job is suitable for you, first you need to find out exactly who you are. But, According to the book “Running from Office,” the research concludes that […] Read More

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The Legacy of Warren Bennis 1925-2014

The father of leadership, Warren Bennis passed away Thursday, July 31 at the age of 89. Dr. Bennis has served as a professor at the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business for the last 35 years. He wrote nearly 30 books and even claimed a Pulitzer Prize nomination. I remember meeting him in Atlanta […] Read More

Your Faith & Your Job

Your Faith & Your Job How often does your leadership training address what happens outside the walls of your church? In today’s postmodern and post-Christian society and culture the view of work and a person’s career has become both something of an identity, and to even some it has become an idol. Think about it, […] Read More

Credibility is the Core of Leadership

Credibility is the Core of Leadership  “A lack of realism in the vision today costs credibility tomorrow.”  – John Maxwell  Credibility accurately stated is “the foundation of leadership. If people don't believe in the messenger, they won't believe the message.” (Kouzes & Posner, 2011; p.xv) It could also be accurately stated that in today’s society […] Read More

A Solid Dose of Dr. Drucker

A Solid Dose of Dr. Drucker Dr. Peter Drucker was a critical thinking man. I like critical thinkers. Critical thinkers are innovative and find new creative ways to do things. Kind of like when your momma told you to “work smarter, not harder.” Anyway, Drucker was the first to really push that leadership and management […] Read More

Getting Started on Strategically Moving Your Church Forward

Getting Started on Strategically Moving Your Church Forward   Allow me to give you something to think about and to chew on… However, please have this understanding: the local church is essentially a living organism; and like a living organism when it is healthy it will grow. When you are looking to move your church […] Read More