Family is the best picture of being a part of something bigger than ourselves. Period. I know firsthand that does not mean it is easy, neat, or clean. We bump into each other. We tolerate things we do not necessarily agree with. We argue and fight. We feel like pushing away when our space is … Continue reading Community…Just like family? #values #community #identity
What is your culture of leadership? What does it look like to be on your team? I enjoyed the video above largely because of this simple statement: Don't get so caught up in vision achievement that the people around you start feeling like equipment. (Rough quote) One of the traps I found myself in as … Continue reading Change Your Work Culture #teamwork #culture #vision
“…right?” I used to frequently end my sentences with that modifier. My wife eventually told me to stop it. No one liked it and it was not really a question I was asking. It was just a way to get a response to a statement. Or more likely, to receive affirmation on what I wanted. … Continue reading Does everyone agree with you? #communication #understanding
In my upcoming blogposts I will be talking about communication, a subject that is at the centre of much of what I talk about. Sounds like an oxymoron, but many of us who talk a lot do not necessarily communicate well. Take a look at the media or marketing in recent weeks and you gain … Continue reading Keys to Communication #communicating #relationship
How do you define success? How about a legacy? There are some real gems in this video I have linked here. It reminds me of a similar talk John Maxwell gave 20 years ago when Willow Creek was celebrating a significant anniversary. They talked a lot about their grassroots beginnings, the people that are still … Continue reading What is your legacy?