Unpack Your Bags

Let me discuss with you in this Leading Thoughts a big macro-principle I want you to live out and then also a smaller truth that may save you some trouble. We live at a time when people, particularly leaders, work their main job, but they also have a whole lot [read more]

2019-02-19T13:04:11+00:00February 20th, 2019|Leading Thoughts|

Memento Mori

I want to talk to you about a morbid theme but one which the greats of history have used to sharpen their sense of destiny and align their lives. I want to talk to you about death. We know from the writings of the ancients that human beings have, for [read more]

2019-02-13T15:59:35+00:00February 13th, 2019|Leading Thoughts|

The Enemy is Staleness

There is an enemy of great leadership that few leaders recognize and so few leaders combat. Yet this enemy is robbing them of top effectiveness and destroying some of their most noble dreams. This enemy is staleness. I imagine this sounds strange to you. Something more like poor management or [read more]

2019-01-15T18:09:34+00:00January 16th, 2019|Leading Thoughts|

Bedroom Talk

I’ve seen some pretty serious messes occur when leaders forgot a very simple principle. That principle is this: There is a difference between what we say in the living room and what we say in the bedroom. There are things Bev and I will say in front of friends. There [read more]

2019-01-08T15:57:13+00:00January 9th, 2019|Leading Thoughts|