Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Back 9 (more takeaways from The Nines)


I guess I prematurely posted my 9 favorite takeaways from The Nines online conference today, thinking it ended at 3.  Well, consider these like the back nine on an 18 hole golf course. 1.  Herbert Cooper – People’s Church (Oklahoma … Continue reading

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9 best takeaways from The Nines


Terry and I watched Leadership Network conference today called The Nines.  99 speakers speaking 9 minutes each.  Here are 9 of my personal best takeaways (not in any particular order)… 1.  Jon Acuff on energy levels.  Different activities require different … Continue reading

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5 proven ways to lose fat


My dad used to joke around and ask me “Wanna lose 10 pounds of ugly fat?”  When I responded with a hearty “Yes!”, he would reply, “Then cut off your head.”  And we would both laugh.  Cutting off your head … Continue reading

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4 simple habits guaranteed to change your life


Every morning when I awake and practice four simple habits, I find my life, relationships and work transformed.  Other times when I sense frustration and feel that I am losing focus, peace and joy, it is usually due to a … Continue reading

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10 Essential Skills for a Successful Transition


Transitions happen all the time.  It is estimated that a person will change jobs on the average of 14 times by the age of 35.  As a former national director of a ministry, our team experienced several transitions in leadership; … Continue reading

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