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3 Personality Traits That Will Totally Undo Your Potential

3 Personality Traits That Will Totally Undo Your Potential

Stephen R. Covey said, “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are—or, as we are conditioned to see it.” I believe that, and as such, I propose that the accumulation of our thoughts, attitudes, perception of relationships, estimation of self-worth, and our outlook on circumstances create […]

5 Truths About Social Media You Absolutely Cannot Avoid

4 Truths About Social Media You Absolutely Cannot Avoid

On Friday, June 26, 2015, moments after the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriage, I sat back and watched Facebook and Twitter explode. Less than a month prior, Bruce Jenner’s transgender transformation into his pseudonym, “Caitlyn,” sent shockwaves across the web (on that note, he’s still—and will always be—a man). […]

5 Communication Mistakes that are Destroying Your Relationships

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Experiencing (or delivering) bad communication is like driving your vehicle into a brick wall. Allow me to set it up: you think you are headed in the direction of making meaningful progress until it becomes glaringly apparent that you are headed towards a collision. And like life, sometimes you can […]

How to Effectively Deal with a Lousy Leader

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I’m certain that at some point in your life, you’ve had to deal with a lousy leader, be it a boss, other management personnel, or even a teacher. The unfortunate truth is that bad leaders contaminate an otherwise healthy environment. Some do it more obviously than others through aggressive, loud, […]

How to Effectively Build the Team of Your Dreams

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Great teams are healthy teams. And healthy teams are growing teams. But great teams aren’t built automatically, nor are they guaranteed. Instead, they are built systematically and intentionally through careful planning, positive actions, and effective communication. Whether you realize it or not, if you’re married, you’re part of a team. […]

The Powerful Value of Fatherhood

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Like many of you, I enjoyed watching Super Bowl XLIX. From the game itself to the halftime show (don’t hate- I think Katy Perry and her band were awesome) to all of the commercials, it was a very entertaining evening. Shortly before the first half of the game came to […]

3 Leadership Lessons from “The Mug”

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Often, the perks of leadership include greater respect, prominent social status, success, and an ability to be a decision-maker. While those benefits may be attractive, effective leadership has little to do with a title or position and everything to do with one’s ability to influence and add value to others. […]

The Presence & Power of Trust

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Whether you’re a corporate executive, political figure, parent, teacher, husband, friend, or ministry leader, trust (trustworthiness) is one of the most important character traits. The presence of trust in your life will unlock the door to dynamic, meaningful personal relationships, effective communication, growing influence, an acceleration of business efficiency, and […]