Tag: John Maxwell

How we communicate matters

proper communication is important to any relationship.  There… point made.  Most of you are saying, “Well, yeah.  Tell us something we don’t know.”  Okay, how about this: You may know proper communication is important, but you may not be acting on what you know.  Ouch.  That’s a toe-stepping statement.  It’s true.  I know many folks…
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Take the lesson

We’ve all heard about “life lessons” and how we could/should react to them.  Usually, when we refer to having learned a lesson, it is in regards to something unpleasant.  We seldom have a great success or a pleasant event and say, “Well, I learned a lesson in that experience.”  Right?  (Although, maybe we should.) When…
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The Light of Leadership

We are entering the Christmas season, which, as a person of the Christian faith, is a time when we celebrate Light coming into the world…the light of Jesus. The gospel of John says, “In him [Jesus] was life, and the life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness…
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Resolved! Never make resolutions again!

No doubt you have been encouraged to set new year resolutions or goals for yourself. In fact, you’re getting tired of reading about new year resolutions and goals in all of the blogs and newsletters coming out this month. You may even be tired of the latest fad, “what’s your one word for the year?”…
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“90% of the game is 50% mental” – Yogi Berra

Yes, I know many of you are enjoying football games these days.  I am not a football fan, but I am a baseball fan and the World Series in going on this week!  Go Yankees!  Oh, that’s right, it’s the Red Sox and the Cardinals.  Gotta cheer for the Cards (cause they are playing the…
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Lessons learned

So many great lessons learned/observed/participated in this week, it’s hard to choose just one to share. Most of the discussions I have been involved in have revolved around the topic of helping others. One presentation was from Ed Sansbury.  He was talking about thanking people, doing a kind deed – just because, and simply saying…
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Sometimes you learn

Watching a Webinar Jim and I watched John Maxwell, Nick Vujicic, and Dave Ramsey talked about “Sometimes you win, Sometimes you learn”  a new book by John Maxwell. The webinar was wonderful!  I imagine the book will be, too. A couple of things they focused on were Taking responsibility for your actions Humility verses pride All three…
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