Raising the level of your leadership

 
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  • “Forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal....” Philippians 3:13-14

    “The tomorrow that you desire and envision may never come to pass if you do not end some things you are doing today.” Henry Cloud, Necessary Endings

    What do you need to leave behind?

  • When You’ve Finally Had Enough…


    Fired“…taking care of your people does not mean protecting them from the consequences of their own behavior. That’s the path to irresponsibility.” (L. David Marquet, Turn The Ship Around)

    When he is late to work two or three times a week…

    When she complains about the new software instead of learning how to use it…

    When he spends his first two hours on Monday morning talking about football or his golf game…

    When she loves to gossip…

    When he answers text messages in the middle of meetings…

    When she starts packing up to leave 30 minutes before closing…

    I wouldn’t use a sticky note, but I know what I would do.…

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    “Any leader worth their salt should take this book to heart.”

    “For those that think business and the Bible are an odd pairing, they haven't read 16 Stones.”

    “An excellent leadership book that is enjoyable to read and very applicable to whatever leadership context you might be in.”

    “This is one of the few that really has it all.”

    “This no nonsense text makes leadership accessible to any leader with clear examples, focused calls to action, and biblical examples.”

    16 Stones is used in the Masters Program at both David Lipscomb University and Williamson College

  • On Leading Well…

    “The problem with business is that it is afraid of dealing with the business of people.” W. Edwards Deming

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