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Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Being an Intentional Neighbor: 5 Things I Learned from the Dream Campaign

Their refrigerator is covered with artwork, homework, drawings and special notes. Scattered about the house are toys, craft supplies, and evidence of completed and uncompleted school projects. The yard is not much different. Sports equipment, and more toys, are constant reminders of the kids. But the kids are not the Paddock’s biological kids. They’re neighborhood […]

5 Reasons Leaders Are There For Others, Even When They Can’t Be For Themselves

5 Reasons Leaders Are There For Others, Even When They Can’t Be For Themselves

This week’s guest post author is my good friend Sean Ackerman from You Leading You. As leaders in our worlds, both personal an professional, there are times when we are in moments of weakness, that the strength that others look at are compromised by the circumstances that we are in. True leaders see past those […]

4 Ways to “Press On” Rather than “Hang On” This Week & Beyond

4 Ways to “Press On” Rather than “Hang On” This Week & Beyond

As many of us head back to work I wanted to share some thoughts on victory and defeat.  It’s my hope that your first Monday of the New Year will bring only victory.  Of course, I realize victory means different things to different people.  Even so, we can tell when someone is living victoriously. It […]

Hard Work Pays Off. Farewell 2015!

Are you chasing your dreams?  Hard work pays off. Just remember to  run in your work boots. In 2014 I released an indie book, “Purple People Leader” on my own just for the sake of saying I did so, though the message is hugely important to me.  At that time, I committed to pursuing whatever […]

How are you Smart? Wise Families Celebrate Different Kinds of Smart

How are you smart? Today’s Learning Guest Post is written by “Intentional Parenting” blogger and faith-based author Carole Sparks.  I love it when everyday families make learning an everyday conversation.  Carole’s family sat down together for a family discussion on what it means to be smart, and the results almost channel “Howard Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences” […]

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

5 Crucial Considerations to Help You Better Steward Criticism

We often discuss how to be better stewards of time, money, and resources, but have you ever considered the importance of stewarding criticism?  How can we become better stewards of the reviews, opinions, judgements, or feedback of others regarding our work? To steward means simply to “thoughtfully manage”. How do you manage criticism?  What is […]

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