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Month: April 2014

Leadership On Tap

ONTAPStanford University did a study a while back to see how people communicate. They divided people into 2 sections… guessers and tappers. The tappers job was to tap out common songs and the guessers were to guess what song they were tapping. When asked before the study, the tappers said that they believed the guessers would get about 1/2 of the songs correct just by hearing the tap. At the end of the study, guessers got around 2 % of the songs right.

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3 “Old School” Planning Rules that Still Work

I was flipping through my old photos the other night and I feel upon this one:

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How To Get The Church On Board With Vision

BOARDYou spend some great time with God.
You really feel you know what the next step of Kingdom growth for your church should look like.
You begin to move in that direction and earnestly try and get buy in, just to be met with disappointment and frustration.

This happens all too often when a leader fails to establish a “Vision Protection” team.

Think back to Jesus’ day. He had a vision protection team. It had 3 parts…

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3 Keys That Will Take You Further

FURTHERI watched Diana Nyad recently tell the story of her historical swim  from Cuba to Florida. It was an inspiring story and she shared a few of the reasons that allowed her to accomplish a feat many tried before her, but all met with failure. Here are a few of the “strategies” she mentioned.

1- Recruit Winners

Diana praised her “world class” team for protecting her from everything from killer jelly fish to sharks and pushing her further than she ever dreamed. It’s not a secret that bringing the best team with you will push you!

Look for those who can push you the most in what God has for you, not just those who will tell you you’re doing great, when in fact you are about to drown.

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