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Out of Control: Master of the Universe No More (Part 2 of 5)

Nothing will rob you of your sense of control like the word “cancer.” In my last post, I shared how…

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Facing the Unthinkable: Work-related Lessons Through Cancer (Part 1 of 5)

Facing the Unthinkable “Cancer.” That word came to me in a text from Audrey, my wife. What we thought was…

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When You Lack Clarity or Direction: Do This One Thing

If I just knew what to do I’d do it.  Have you ever found yourself making that statement, or at…

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Which Is More Important for Leaders: The Past, Present, or Future?

Before upgrading to captain, I spent close to three years perfecting my stick-and-rudder skills under the tutelage of experienced captains….

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Twelve Secrets to Being a Better Leader

“You are not here merely to make a living. You are here in order to enable the world to live…

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The Lies of Being Single

“Why are you single?” That’s normally how the conversation starts. “But you’re a great person, why haven’t you found someone?”…

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The Unexpected: When God’s Plan is Found in Life’s Twists and Turns

A couple of weeks ago, my wife and I traveled to Chicago for the weekend, and as we were flying…

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Questions Every Leader Should Ask to Avoid Toxic Blind Spots

One of the great honors of being a high school teacher is being selected by a student to deliver their…

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Persevering Through The Storms of Life: From Worry to Worship (Part 4 of 4)

Habakkuk: Rejoicing in God even in the midst of pain, loss, and hardship It is one thing to lift our…

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Persevering Through The Storms of Life: Letting Go (Part 3 of 4)

Habakkuk: Letting go of our expectations I remember the first time I saw an episode of Jimmy Kimmel’s YouTube challenge…

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