I’ve been known to juggle a responsibility or two! At one point, I was homeschooling my three children, running a business, and on staff at my church. It was a full season of life! I’m a passionate person, an avid reader, and I get a kick out of being creative. I also love spending time…

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Want to be a remarkable leader? Have you ever thought of the chameleon as a role model for being a successful leader? It doesn’t matter if you are leading in the capacity of a parent, as the head of a Fortune 500 company, by overseeing a ministry, or by running a business, there are valuable…

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Leader

There’s a whole lot you can learn about being a brilliant leader from a dancer! As much as I adore watching others dance and even dancing myself as long as there are no mirrors in sight, dancing is not really in my gift mix. I guess that’s why I have such respect for those that…

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If growing and becoming better at what you do is important to you, then feedback is a necessary part of that process! When you hear the word “feedback” what’s your initial response? Feedback causes many folks to cringe! While it’s often confused with criticism, feedback is not always negative. In fact, feedback can be quite…

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Not all leaders are effective leaders. They may have the title, but that doesn’t mean that others are following, because some leaders are like elephants, and some are like hippos. Which kind of leader are you? Despite how you might feel about leading, we need leaders! They keep their team focused, motivated, and positive while…

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When it comes to leaders who are making a difference, who are the leaders that come to mind? I have a hunch that they are leaders that exhibit a whole lot of creativity! Perhaps someone like Gabe Lyons, the founder of Q Ideas, as well as Q Commons – a live learning experience that challenges…

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Leading is not for wimps! It you want to be a strong leader that’s up for the challenge, you must be intentionally work out your leadership muscles. Working out is something I truly enjoy. I know! Most people don’t get the same thrill out of it that I do. When I was at my worst…

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Pay pales! Appreciation is what your team or employee’s want! Don’t get me wrong – they won’t work for free! After all, pay is way of expressing gratitude for the work they do. You might find it interesting that there are multiple surveys out there that reinforce the value of appreciation in the workplace. com…

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A consistent leader is a leader you can trust. By being consistent, they also provide predictability and stability – traits that create a safe culture. Being consistent and persistent is practically second nature for some personalities while being spontaneous, adventurous, and in the moment comes easy to others. There are positives about both approaches to…

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Servant Leadership

Traditionally, leadership has been about being the boss and utilizing your power and authority to get stuff done and accomplish the mission of the organization. However, there are compelling reasons why servant leadership is a better way to go! Servant leadership has been advocated by many well-known leaders, like Stephen Covey and Ken Blanchard. The…

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