Reflecting On & Learning from Your Day – A Framework

We have all read and heard about the importance of taking time to reflect on our day so that we may learn from the day. However, some of us struggle to do so without some type of framework to guide us through that reflection in a productive manner. Following are the highlights of a framework … Continue reading Reflecting On & Learning from Your Day – A Framework

where do you learn?

"A school is wherever a man can learn, Mr. Shafter, do not forget that. A man can learn from these mountains and the trees, he can learn by listening, by seeing, and by hearing the talk of other men and thinking about what they say." - L'Amour, Angelique (2010-12-01). A Trail of Memories: The Quotations … Continue reading where do you learn?

quotes on learning from Louis L’Amour

Louis L'Amour was and is one of my favorite authors. He was a man with a love for learning and it permeated all of his books. Following are a few of his quotes on learning that I particularly like. As you read his comments, maybe you can take time to reflect on your own attitude … Continue reading quotes on learning from Louis L’Amour

achieving a different result requires ___________

Good morning! It was a spectacular day here in northeastern Indiana yesterday. Beautiful weather. Angela and I had a nice walk around our neighborhood last night. One of the things I sometimes struggle with is desiring different results - I want to do some things differently, live differently, think differently and so on. So, I … Continue reading achieving a different result requires ___________

A Culture of Growth

Well, this is the week we move our household from southwest Michigan to northeast Indiana! Bittersweet. Sad about the friends and ministry we are leaving, but excited about the new organization, the opportunities and the new friends we will meet. A big week for our family! Leaders grow - in fact that is one of … Continue reading A Culture of Growth

Receiving Instruction

"Whoever heeds instruction is on the path to life, . . . " Proverbs 10:17 Do you receive instruction well, or do you have everything "figured out"? Too many of us actually don't "heed" instruction very well. Especially in the areas of our life where we have a great deal of experience and expertise. We … Continue reading Receiving Instruction

A Key Characteristic of a Leader – Are You Teachable?

Good morning to you! I hope you have a great day planned today! We all know, or should know, that it is so important that as leaders we are to be continual learners. I have found that a good many leaders are learners, they do read, go to seminars and so on. But, are we teachable? Proverbs … Continue reading A Key Characteristic of a Leader – Are You Teachable?

Are You Learning?

Leaders are constantly growing. One of the ways they grow is in acquiring knowledge. In Scripture is this passage: "An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge." Proverbs 18:15 So seek and acquire knowledge and grow so that you may better serve those you lead. Grace & peace to you today, BG