[Note: Originally posted on BradLomenick.com.] As leaders, sometimes we become so focused on pushing others, that we forget to push ourselves. Being self-disciplined and willing to push yourself is a key attribute of successful leaders. And especially successful entrepreneurs. Dont be like a wheelbarrow, that only goes as far as it is pushed. If you […]
The reason they want you to fit in is that once you do, then they can ignore you.
[Note: Originally posted on MichaelHyatt.com.] Last Friday, I had the privilege of hearing General Tommy Franks speak at the Spur Leadership Conference in Austin, Texas. I was standing in the green room visiting with one of our authors when General Franks entered the room with his wife, Cathy. He stuck out his hand and said, […]
James Surowiecki wrote a masterpiece called The Wisdom of Crowds. The premise of this book is that the collective wisdom within any group is always greater than the wisdom of the smartest person in the room.
Mark Batterson Leadership is not learned in a classroom. Leadership is learned when you are thrust into a situation you didn’t anticipate and have no idea how to handle it. Those are the moments that make you or break you. You’re between an Egyptian Army and a Red Sea. What are you going to do?
[Note: Originally posted on MichaelHyatt.com.] The highlight of the day for me was Dave Ramseys talk. He outlined his Momentum Theorem. He displayed this as a mathematical formula, but here is the text version: Focused intensity over time, multiplied by God, creates unstoppable momentum. He made the astute observation that When you have momentum, you […]
[Note: Originally posted on BradLomenick.com] 1. Use your 20s to build a foundation for your 70s. Create deep roots that will give you a foundation for when you are older. Finishing well means starting well. 2. Dont worry about climbing the ladder. Theres no longer a ladder anyway. Its more like one of those spiral […]
[Note: Originally posted on MichaelHyatt.com.] My dad was injured in the Korean War, a few years before I was born. As a result of that injury, he walks with a limp. As a young boy, I unconsciously emulated him. I just thought that was the way grown men walked. When I was about three or […]
[Note: Originally posted on Catalystspace.com.] I recently sat down with all of our worship leaders here at NewSpring Church for two hours it was seriously an amazing series of conversations. At one point, Lee McDerment, our worship leader at the Anderson campus asked me, What are some things all of us need to keep in mind […]
Most organizations only see the bird they have in their hand. this is my bird! I will hang onto it. We get paralyzed. We clutch at the familiar because we can’t see the alternatives. WE have to make change more exciting than standing pat. You have to create new alternatives. Wherever you see innovation at […]