Reclaim the Sacred

By |December 20th, 2013|

At this time of year, I often run into one of my pet peeves. Have you noticed the word “x-mas?” The little convention that literally takes Christ out of Christmas. I’ve asked myself why this irks me. And I think it’s because something essential, something sacred, gets lost.

When it comes to the sacred, I think […]

The Confidence Equation

By |December 11th, 2013|

Let’s try an experiment. Imagine a great leader who lacks confidence. Hmmm…

Okay, now ask yourself what role confidence plays in your own life. When do you have it? When do you lose it? What does it do for you?

Notice if your answers tend toward the circumstances of your life. For example, do you feel confident […]

From Proving to Inspiring

By |December 3rd, 2013|

Recently I was talking with a good friend, a leader I admire greatly, and he shared with humility that at this point in his life he really has nothing left to prove. It had me wondering how much of our lives we spend proving ourselves? Proving that we are good enough, smart enough, successful enough—as […]