How to Deal With Missing Out on Goals
How to Deal With Missing Out on Goals

The only time we may feel disappointed with the goals that we set is when we set goals that are not in alignment with our will. Our will is the path that we truly want to travel on, and when we set a goal on this path will we feel…

4 Effective Strategies For Finding Your Life’s Purpose
4 Effective Strategies For Finding Your Life’s Purpose

Have you ever asked yourself, “What is my purpose in life?” Sometimes it takes years to figure out. I was on that road to finding my purpose for a long time before I stumbled upon it a few years ago. It had been staring me in the face the majority…

AA: Who It Helps – Who It Harms – Who to Watch Out For!
AA: Who It Helps – Who It Harms – Who to Watch Out For!

AA: Who it Helps; Who it Harms; Who to Watch Out For! Among the many myths and illusions surrounding alcohol abuse and “alcoholism” is the common belief that AA is the “only way”. The reality is that AA not only isn’t the only way, it’s not even in the top…

Keys to Building a Healthy Music Ministry
Keys to Building a Healthy Music Ministry

One of our top priorities as leaders should be to not only build a great sounding and musically proficient worship team, but an overall healthy one. It doesn’t matter if you are starting from scratch, have inherited an existing program, are big or small. You can develop a healthy music…

Get Help With Alcohol Treatment
Get Help With Alcohol Treatment

It is hard to accept when you have a problem. Those of us who know someone with an alcohol dependency probably know more about this than the rest of us since they deal with it constantly. Eventually those with alcohol issues chase away friends and relatives when they are offered…

Energy is a Difference Maker
Energy is a Difference Maker

“Energy and persistence conquer all things.” – Benjamin Franklin Imagine this. You are going to join a group of people to carry out a project. Your team has a leader named John. You are invited by John to a kick off meeting. When you get to the meeting place, no…

How to Stop Drinking Alcohol – Steps to Help to Stop Drinking Alcoholism
How to Stop Drinking Alcohol – Steps to Help to Stop Drinking Alcoholism

The first signs of alcoholism are the easiest to get to stop, but when it comes to being an alcoholic for many years, it can be a hard habit to stop. There are many ways to getting help for this painful time of your life and when you’re in a…

Leaders Learn All They Can About Others
Leaders Learn All They Can About Others

There is perhaps nothing as counterproductive to being an effective leader as not showing a keen and genuine interest about those one comes into contact with. This concept is so essential that I continue to devote a significant portion of every training session I have conducted for over three decades….

True Leaders Stress Loyalty
True Leaders Stress Loyalty

How often have you heard someone discuss the importance of loyalty, being loyal, or proclaiming what a loyal and trustworthy individual he is? Doesn’t this occur even more often when it comes to those in leadership positions, when so – called leaders, or wannabes, continuously attempt to convince potential constituents…

An Effective Decision Making Model for Leaders
An Effective Decision Making Model for Leaders

For new leaders there are very few easy-to-use instructional guides that demonstrate how to make consistently good decisions. A lot of models focus on external events and don’t take into account the speed necessary to consider the facts, the situational and organizational needs, as well as the leader’s values. A…