Monthly Archives: April 2012

6 Things I Have Learned About Failure


If you have been a leader for any length of time, you are familiar with failure.  Here are 6 things I have learned about failure: 1.  Failure brings with it the possibilities of something greater. When I analyze and learn from my … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Bury a Good Idea


Certainly, not all ideas are great.  But, many are.  And too often they get buried before they have a chance to fly.  Have you heard any of these lame excuses lately when you presented a new or innovative idea?  Or … Continue reading

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Someday When the Kids are Gone


Another garage sale done. As Terry and I pack, prepare to move and get ready to take our last of four kids to college, I came across these words by Dennis Rainey, the director of Family Life who wrote this back … Continue reading

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the Leader Impact-5, (LI-5, v 1.6)


Start the weekend early with the Leader Impact-5  tops posts from this past week.  Like a drop of water in a still lake creates ripples, applying any one of these simple ideas can create a ripple effect in your life … Continue reading

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The legend of Iztaccihuatl and Popocatepetl


Yesterday my wife, Terry and I took a group of friends to climb Izta.  It was a beautiful sunny day.  We climbed in snow almost the entire 10 hour hike to 16,033 feet, just below “the knees”.  It was a … Continue reading

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