Are You a Puller or a Pusher?

Are You a Puller or a Pusher?
Do you think the word Leadership is overused?  I was fortunate to be a part of the 2012 Chick-fil-a Leadercast. One of the speakers was Urban Meyer, the football coach at Ohio State University (formerly the University of Florida). He was asked how he defines “leadership” and gave a surprising response.  He said, “That’s a ...

Leadership Begins at 2:00am

Leadership Begins at 2:00am
Lessons I learned from Boston Marathon Race Director, Dave McGillivray. His day begins with a 2:00am wake-up call and concludes at 7:30pm when he crosses the finish line of his own individual marathon. (Source: Runner’s World, May 2012, The Boston Wrangler) • “If I’ve done my job right, I should be the least busy person ...

Are You Blessing Your Children?

Are You Blessing Your Children?
What is your child’s best skill? What can they do really well? If you can’t answer that, we have a problem.  A few weeks ago, I partnered with some friends to host a Courageous Families Experience. We showed the Courageous film and then followed up with two afternoons of teaching/discussion/exchanges based on the principles brought to ...