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July 19, 2019

Focus: Leadership

“…healthy leadership overflows from the core of who we are and is built up from the inside out. That allows us to live with integrity, which by definition means, “the state of being whole and undivided”.

The catch is that if we operate in fear of failure and painstakingly attempt to control everything we do and say, maintaining a perfect costume and mask, we are forcing leadership from the outside in. We can become more consumed about what it looks like than the reality beneath the surface.

That is exhausting and unrealistic.”

I recently went to a breakfast where the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources (Juan Williams) and the Chief Learning Officer (Trish Holliday) for the State of Tennessee each spoke.  It was more like an interview that turned into a back and forth interview. The topic was around leadership and learning- the heart of […]

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June 13, 2019

May 24, 2019

Most of us go through life with no intentional thought of telling our lungs to breathe, our heart to beat, our mind to dream or our skin to stay connected.  It just works together, and when it does, we get a healthy, whole person, only limited by boundaries that we have set ourselves. Christians are […]

Do you know what your love language is? What about the people you lead? I have learned that appealing to a variety of personalities, and love languages are key for building a healthy team where people feel recognized, uplifted and well loved. This concept originates in a marriage book titled “The 5 Love Languages”. It’s […]

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April 12, 2019

December 14, 2018

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” Somehow that Andy Williams song always welcomes in the holiday season for me, followed closely by the movie “Elf.” In fact, let me just say right now that if you have not seen the movie ELF, it’s a Christmas must! See, Buddy the Elf is a human that […]

Focus: Leadership + Workplace

I am struck by how patient Esther was in tough situations. She asked strategic questions and enlisted the support of others. Below are four questions she asked to make wise decisions and walk through volatile situations.

1- What do you think I should do?

2- Can you help me?

3- Can we set up a time to talk?

4- Did you know that…?

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June 15, 2018

March 9, 2018

Focus: Leadership + Workplace

As a leader, your reaction to stressful situations is crucial because you model to everyone else both what is expected and what is acceptable. You have to make peace with not being able to get everything done, and also keep your priorities in line. 

Even when work feels overwhelming, there are four priorities you cannot sacrifice!

Equipping leaders with the foresight for extraordinary outcomes

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March 29, 2017

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