ACTS – an acrostic for leaders

Dave Kraft is a wise man and was my former leadership coach. In an excellent post he talks about the application of ACTS in a particular situation and this post is a worthwhile read in my opinion. So, let's look at ACTS in a general sense and how a leader might apply it to their … Continue reading ACTS – an acrostic for leaders

when life happens – are you accountable or unaccountable?

Good Monday morning to you! Another beautiful weekend, plus we had some visitors from down South who had visited at Life Action Ministries this past week, so it was a very nice time. I mentioned a book last week that I have been reading - The One Thing. One of the arresting statements in there … Continue reading when life happens – are you accountable or unaccountable?

Accountability Avoidance

"Failing to hold someone accountable is ultimately an act of selfishness." - Patrick Lencioni After reading and thinking about that statement, I realized how true it is in my own life.  We talk a lot about conflict avoidance, but it seems that we have a more of a major issue with accountability avoidance - especially … Continue reading Accountability Avoidance

An Important Relationship

I am sitting here in one of my favorite small town cafes.  It is one of those places where the staff knows your name, they give you too much food and your coffe cup is never empty.  I come here often for planning and meeting with people.  Right now I am waiting on a good … Continue reading An Important Relationship

How do You Cope with the Demands of Leadership?

I receive a great devotional online a few times a week entitled Lead Like Jesus. It is short and powerful. The one I received this morning touched an area that I am increasingly becoming more aware of in its importance to the longevity of leaders.  The basic fact is that we need other people to … Continue reading How do You Cope with the Demands of Leadership?