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Your Summer Training Program

Your Summer Training Program

Paul tells Timothy to: “Train (not try) yourself to be godly. Physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.” I Timothy 4 I hope you have a plan over the summer. If you don’t, I suggest you call a friend or two and commit to a training routine for the next 12 weeks. Here are a couple of helpful resources: Spiritual Disciplines for…

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“Long Haul Leadership – Getting to the Finish Line” – Leadership Lesson

“Long Haul Leadership – Getting to the Finish Line” – Leadership Lesson

In 1968 the country of Tanzania selected John Stephen Akhwari to represent them in the Mexico City Olympics. During the race Akhwari stumbled and fell, severely injuring his knee and ankle. Long after the winner had crossed the finish line and with only a few thousand spectators left in the stadium a police siren went off alerting everyone that one final competitor was entering the stadium – it was Akhwari. After he finished the race a reported asked him: “Why…

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“I got this!” …Or So You Think.

“I got this!” …Or So You Think.

This is an important picture for me and for some of you. Something is washed out in your life and in desperate need of repair. The repair will take quite a bit of time. You are convinced that you don’t have the time to stop or you can’t stop or you don’t think you need to stop and address the core problem. Instead, your solution (and mine) is to foolishly speed up because, “I got this!” Great leadership requires knowing…

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How to Tell Your Colleague You Dropped the Ball

How to Tell Your Colleague You Dropped the Ball

“No matter how hard you try or how many hours you work, you’re likely to disappoint a colleague at some point. But what if you have to let something slip that’s especially important to one of your peers? How do you tell them that you’re going to let them down?” Read the full blog by Amy Gallo.