About four years ago, I was introduced to Buzz Williams. At the time he was the head coach of Marquette Men’s Basketball. He was a Jesus Follower. And he loved leadership. No wonder we became friends quickly. Over the past 4 years, I’ve spent sometime with him and the team. We text all the time … Continue reading A Catalyst Leader…(Profile)
That is the chorus of my new country song. Recently my wife and I went through a great exercise from our friend Jennie Allen (Dream Guide), where we took some time to look at the last year and the upcoming year to decide the areas we want to make changes. One of the key areas … Continue reading My heart is full, but my live well is empty.
No seriously. I’m really not great at hustling. The word hustle has become synonymous in the leadership space and business community with people who get things done. Who will stop at nothing to close the deal. Who will execute like crazy. Who can’t stop and won’t stop. Even my good friend and my Catalyst predecessor, … Continue reading I’m Bad at Hustling.
I write about leadership a lot. I think about it all the time. I have the privilege of teaching it quite often. And yet. There are so many days that all the sayings or principles in the world can’t prepare you for leading. When things don’t go according to your plans and your thinking, we … Continue reading Not All Advice is Equal
I have a simple thought when it comes to integrity and leadership. It’s essential. It separates great leaders from those in positional leadership. It sustains leaders for the long haul. It allows teams to trust the leadership. So here’s the simple thought. Consistency is the word that can be interchanged with integrity. When we talk … Continue reading Integrity and Leadership