A Leader’s Hope, Because of Easter

“If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.” 1 Corinthians 15:14 If Christ has not been raised, your faith is useless. And so is: Your leadership development Your vision Your team building Your bold initiative Your upcoming staff retreat Your registration at the Global Leadership Summit Your blog subscription…

10 Ways Leaders Become ‘Grandmasters’

Leadership is a lot like a game of chess. Like a grandmaster in chess, the best leaders have an uncanny ability to look several moves ahead. They anticipate changes; some well down the road and adapt accordingly. Watch a grandmaster chess champion in action and you’ll see what I mean. Unlike pedestrian players, like me,…

How “I Hate Meetings” Can Be Hurting Your Leadership

When did the “I hate meetings” movement begin? Really! When did this start? When did it become the fashionable go-to statement when leaders gather to hear them say to one another, “I just hate meetings!” “Oh ya?! I hate them more!” “Well I REALLY hate meetings!” When You Say ‘I Hate Meetings’ Your Team Hears Something…

5 Ways To Spot Leadership Talent, When You’re Too Busy to Spot Talent

Every leader knows that looking for emerging talent is a crucial leadership competency. But most leaders also believe that their plates are simply too full to be able to add talent-scouting into their busy roles. But at the 2017 Global Leadership Summit, Bill Hybels offered a way that any leader can become a master talent…

How Leaders Solve the Biggest Problem-Solving Problems

Problem-solving is in the “DNA” of effective leadership.  So how come sometimes it just doesn’t work? Why is it that some attempts at problem-solving feel like you’re just butting your head into a brick wall? Why do some of the best-intentioned problem-solving initiatives just fall flat? Sometimes it’s because, right out of the gate, you…