Words that Work – Part 1 of 4

Today I’m starting a four part communication series on lessons I have learned from the book WORDS THAT WORK by Frank Luntz. Although this book is about two years old (a revised updated paperback version is scheduled for release next month), it’s one of the best I’ve read on the topic of communication. While it focuses on political and corporate … Read More

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Monday Proflections – June 30, 2008

It’s the week of July 4th and a vacation time for many people. I’m even taking a few days later in the week so it’s a pretty relaxed week, but here’s what’s going on that may be of interest to you: Monday – In our various staff meetings today, we are continuing our discussion of ‘how to wow’ – I … 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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Monday Proflections – July 23, 2008

I’m looking forward to another great week here in the greatest city in the world: Monday – Today is staff and worship planning meetings. One exercise we are doing today as a staff is asking the question “How do we WOW people when they first walk into church on Sunday?” I’m looking forward to this brainstorming meeting – I’ll post … Read More

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