Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. - Booker T. Washington. Servant leadership is service with excellence, and excellence should be your minimum standard. Excellence is an attitude of doing your best for people and making it a habit of your best. Excellence creates a distinction between a good leader and … Continue reading Leadership: Let Excellence be Your Minimum Standard
I was nervous. I sat across the table after enjoying a nervous lunch of all-you-can-eat grilled liver and onions at a local steakhouse. I was building up the courage to ask our ministry's major benefactor to finance a laptop. Jim and his wife, Judy, had already given exceedingly to redesign our meeting space and add more equipment to our weekly presentations.
Congratulations, leader. You have signed up for a journey of a lifetime called leadership. The ride will consist of ups and downs, pressure and releases, anger and joy, and countless other emotions.
Accountability must be at the forefront to lead with clean hands. It is providing answers before being asked.
Servant leadership is one of constant giving. A servant leader matures to the place where one learns to give with nothing returned. One must be bold in their generosity, teaching the art of giving love through time, teachings, wisdom, finances, and resources. A servant leader being bold in his or her generosity follows the example … Continue reading Leader, Be Bold in Your Generosity
Social media is addicting. In fact, at least one social media company has publicly admitted that it was designed to be addicting. Apparently, they’ve done a good job in that quest. Many people suffer from an inability to keep their social media activities within healthy boundaries. Employers complain that employees spend too much time looking … Continue reading Breaking Social Media Addiction
76% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. It is a lifestyle Karen and I lived for the first 5 years of our marriage. We actually lived from paycheck to on a wing and a prayer. Since I was leading our family in our finances, I irresponsibly lead ourselves in many areas of our financial lives. … Continue reading 4 Reasons Why You Are (Maybe) Financially Struggling
Do you know your life’s purpose? Most people don’t. In fact, few people have even considered it. Knowing your life’s purpose makes life more exciting and satisfying.
My goal is perfection. It makes no sense to strive for anything less. I believe that the Bible challenges me to set perfection as my goal. A goal that is obtained by being in control of my tongue. When I control my tongue, then everything else, my entire nature, falls in line.
Being a teenager sucks. So many changes are happening around you and in you. You desire to have a carefree elementary life, yet middle school is your existence.