Applications Now Available – New Coaching Network for Senior Pastors

It’s taken me a while to get it all together but the application for my new Tele-Coaching Network for Senior Pastors is now available. I’m very excited about this network and the quality leaders that have already applied.  I could go on and on trying to motivate you to consider applying (we start in August) but let me just direct … Read More


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Executive Pastor Coaching – Last Call for Applications

This Thursday, Kerrick Thomas, The Journey’s Executive Pastor, will be starting an 8-month Executive Pastor Tele-Coaching Network.  I worked with him to design the network, which will tackle the 8 unique challenges for an Executive Pastor (they include, the systems challenge; the staffing challenge; the senior pastor challenge, etc.). This is a great opportunity for Executive Pastors or those who … Read More


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Leadership Lessons… from Dale Carnegie

How much time do you spend with great leaders? I suggest that you spend at least an hour or so a day learning from them, however you can (through books, tapes, seminars, etc.) That’s why I’m doing this “Leadership Lessons” blog mini-series this week. I want to encourage you to be proactive about learning from some of the strongest leaders … Read More


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Leadership Lessons… from Stephen Covey

For the next few days, I’m going to be doing a blog “mini-series” to highlight some of the important truths I’ve taken away from the time I’ve spent studying great leaders – namely, Stephen Covey, Dale Carnegie and Zig Ziglar. All three of these men have a lot they can teach us about being effective with people. And let’s face … Read More


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Voicemail to Text Mail: Ask Nelson Reply

Received this question from David Henderson, Pastor of Eagle’s Landing Church in Port Richey, FL. “In a recent Time Management post you mentioned that you have automated your cell phone voice mail ‘by having voice messages automatically sent to me as text messages.’  How are you doing this?” Thanks David!  Here’s two websites that do this for you: www.YouMail.com – … Read More


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Character and Reputation

“Character is like a tree, and reputation is like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.” — Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States


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