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Personal Philosophy of Life

Personal Philosophy of Life

What is a Personal Philosophy? It can be guiding principles or a guiding statement that informs what you think, say, and do.   It is not your Purpose Statement.    My Purpose Statement: To encourage and empower others to live, lead, and finish well.  ...

Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset Outperforms Skill Set

Mindset outperforms skillset with only a few exceptions.  A global survey was done of employers, and 96% chose mindset over skill set. Also, you are three times more likely to get or keep a job because of mindset rather than skills alone. An example is an employee I...

A Group of People We All Need

A Group of People We All Need

Have you ever heard the expression “Personal Board of Directors?” Several times in the Bible, Proverbs says we need a “Multitude of Counselors.”  In my forty-plus years of leading organizations, I learned by experience that this is the truth! But unfortunately, in my...

How to Become a More Disciplined Person

How to Become a More Disciplined Person

Did you know most people believe they lack self-discipline? Here are the reasons why: Procrastination Lack of Purpose No Goals Negative mindset Fear of failure Ways to become a disciplined person: 1.  Consistent Micro-Disciplines (study, sleep, exercise, goals,...

Who Should I Hire?

Who Should I Hire?

In the book “The Ideal Team Player,” leadership expert Patrick Lencioni says you should hire people who are humble, hungry, and smart. Let’s break that down:   Humble – being of little ego. An example is someone who focuses more on their teammates than themselves....

What is a Force Multiplier?

What is a Force Multiplier?

The definition of a Force Multiplier: a factor or combination of factors that gives people the ability to accomplish greater feats than without it. Examples as it relates to our lives: Attitude, Training, Experience, Intelligence, and Strategy.    Here are my 5...

How I Slay the Day: My Morning Routine

How I Slay the Day: My Morning Routine

Most people begin their day with no plan, much less an attitude to slay the day. Here is an example of my morning routine (most days): Wake up around 5:30 AM Begin with prayer (for you, it could be meditation) Bible Reading Life on a 3x5 Card (this is my secret...

The Greatest Addition

The Greatest Addition

Many times, the greatest addition in life and work is subtraction.   We have only so many hours in a day, so it is truly an addition when you subtract certain activities.   Here’s why:   1.  Doing less allows you to focus on a few top priorities each...

The Hardest Person to Lead

The Hardest Person to Lead

When asked what I do, my answer is to help people lead themselves well so they can have a greater impact in the world. Now here is the challenge. The hardest person to lead is yourself, which is one of the reasons I developed my “Life on a 3 x 5” system. This tool is...