Empowering More People
Are you responsible to provide leadership in your organization? Would you love to see what you are a part of really come alive? Ever wonder how you could encourage your people to reach their true potential? Consider what Dr. Barry Slauenwhite did, as the President and CEO, to help Compassion Canada grow and thrive. By the way, during the past 20 years this organization has grown by over 900 percent.Learn More »
Sustaining Your Focus
It happens to everyone. At the beginning, the vision is strong and clear. Excitement and anticipation is in the air. You launch out on a new venture, hoping to accomplish great things. But then, over time, discouragement sets in and your vision begins to fade. It isn't easy to always keep on keeping on. But here is one small exercise, something you could do each day, in order to renew your sense of vision and stay focused.Learn More »
Dream big. Act small.
Feeling stuck? There may be many reasons why this simple word seems to describes your situation. In any case, you likely long to get out of your present predicament and move ahead as quickly as possible. Patience will be required. But one place to begin is by looking at your plan. Yes, each organization and individual person can benefit greatly from putting together and following a detailed plan.Learn More »
Whatever you do, whether talking to a friend or guiding an organization, there is something to be said for straightforward communication. That is, conversation which is kind and polite, but also direct. Learning to clearly say what we mean, as opposed to dropping hints, makes for less confusion and results in much more being accomplished. Things can get a little crazy if manipulative communication methods go on for too long.Learn More »
Fly The Plane
How does the team you are a part of function? In other words, who does what? Does everyone on your team know the basic answer to this question? True, flexibility is important and so is having fun. But doing what everyone happens to feel like doing is only going to work for a short period of time. Wouldn't it be nice to finish your project together and still be friends?Learn More »
What does this career-and-life-direction-guy know about leading a company, a business, a ministry, or a church? Really, why should I bother reading anything that I find here? Two good questions, to be sure. And since your time and my time is valuable, what follows is a brief explanation as to why I am attempting to do this and why it might benefit you and your organization.