Contemplation

The Coach is In… “If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” ― Federico Fellini I spend time talking to leaders, or emerging leaders, about the behaviors of leadership.  One of the things that we discuss is...

Forgiveness

“To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.” – Louis B. Smedes Forgiveness I have been reflecting on forgiveness. Periodically in my life I find myself revisiting this topic, either because I am seeking forgiveness,...

The ‘Vocation’ of My Life – Part 2

“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls.” — Pablo Picasso  The ‘Vocation’ of My Life – Part 2 In my September blog, we explored the question of “how did I come to my life’s calling” and “what is my life calling me to do?”  This entry...

The Character of Leaders

The Character of Leaders “People will not follow a leader with moral incongruities for long.  Every time you compromise character you compromise leadership.  The foundation of firm leadership is character.”   Bill Hybels With the passing of Senator John McCain, I...

Gone

What If I Needed To Be Gone for an Extended Period? “If you delegate tasks, you create followers.  If you delegate authority, you create leaders.”    Craig Groeschel Recently, a good friend’s son-in-law had a medical emergency that took him away from his work for an...