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How Can We Help You?

CONSULTING: Targeted solutions for small businesses including organizational Assessments/original research and implementations including staff training. I started with office organizing and work flow process and made so much difference to the bottom line, that my friends told me to start … Continue reading

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Excellence in Education Has to be Inspired in Your Staff.

Anything you do without enthusiasm makes you less of who you were meant to be. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Once enthusiasm is lost, it’s like starting a fire with wet wood. Enthusiasm is: Strength. … Continue reading

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Great Time with Directors in Houston

Recently I was in Houston, at a new conference, and once again I had a packed out room with enthusiastic participants. I may be the only trainer around who specializes in helping directors with the business end of their work. … Continue reading

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Energize Employees — Because Helping Children Does Change the World

Treat people like tools – they act like zombies. Machines get things done, but people have heart. What are you really doing? Tee-ball: The tee-ball coach is teaching Freddie to hit the ball off a tee. The task is learning … Continue reading

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The Power of Mentoring

I could use some help. I’m trying – without success – to create an acronym that captures the essence of mentoring. How would you use MENTOR or MENTORING as an acronym? What I have so far needs some work. M. … Continue reading

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How to Be Tough When You Need to Be

Stress increases when leaders can’t bring kind and tough together. Kind without tough makes you a pushover. Tough without kind makes you a jerk. Accountability is candy to some leaders. It’s easy for them to say, “No.” They have no … Continue reading

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Leaders are the #1 Servers

#1. Forgetting who serves who. Leaders serve others so others can serve others. It’s easy to begin thinking the people around you are there to serve you. Repeat to yourself, “I’m here to bring out the best in others.” #2. … Continue reading

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Fourth of July in "Children's Church"

Here are a few free resources to help you plan children’s church for Independence Day week-end. Have a great 4th of July holiday. Children’s Sermons via Kidmin Independence Day Lessons — Revival Fire For Kids Usually this blog carries something … Continue reading

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The Best Leaders Empower New Leaders; Non-Leaders Reward Yes-Men

In this episode of the Blanchard LeaderChat podcast, we interview Sydney Finkelstein, author of Superbosses: How Exceptional Leaders Master the Flow of Talent. Drawing on some of the key points from his book, Finkelstein explores the different ways managers of … Continue reading

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English Spelling Patterns – Book Announcement

My latest book is out now, on Amazon.com and in Kindle format. I originally wrote it for my grandsons. They needed help with spelling. It never has been taught in a sensible, organized fashion in public school and they couldn’t … Continue reading

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