Dreamers Take it to the Limit (one more time)

“You know, I’ve always been a dreamer…” These lyrics have forever resonated with my soul. I have dreamed more than I have done and I have done more than I dared dream…and still, I dream of more. While others my age and in my station in life are setting the cruise control and coasting into […]

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Leadership 101: Make no place for foolish pride

As you read the following, keep in mind: Effective leadership requires a certain vulnerability. They say confession is good for the soul. So, here goes: It is a sad fact of my flawed nature that, too often, the less certain I am on a matter, the more vociferous and vehement my argument. In other words, […]

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Leadership 101: Influence requires investment

Influence requires investment. If you had to define leadership in one word, what better could you find than influence?¬†Leaders effect change because leaders influence. Leaders achieve goals because leaders influence. Leaders are only leaders to the extent they influence. I remember bits of a sermon an evangelist passing through our little west Texas town preached […]

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