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Spending Habits

We all have the same 24 hours each day. Why are some people so much more productive than others? The reason is the way they spend their time. Learn to say no to things that don’t serve you well, and focus your time and efforts on what advances your purpose. Make a habit of spending your time wisely…

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Who Knew?

Every experience we have in life prepares us for something else. This includes both the good and the bad experiences. I grew up in an abusive home. I hated my parents, my life, and I hated God for putting me in that family. What I couldn’t know at the time was, this experience prepared me to be able to connect with kids. Today, I have the privilege of speaking to kids in detention centers and foster homes. The kids don’t see me as just another old person telling them what to do. When I describe what my life was like as a child, they see me as one of them. We connect. This brings me more inner joy than anything I do. Oh, who knew? God knew what He was planning for my life. And God isn’t like us. He doesn’t hold a grudge toward me for laying into Him when I was a hurting, angry kid…

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Reading

From the time I was a little boy, I loved to read. Reading books took me on great adventures and opened my mind to endless creative possibilities. Still to this day my desire to read remains. Many people consider my way to be old-fashioned, but I do what works for me. I average a book a week across all genres. I encourage you to take up the habit of reading. I believe it will be of great benefit to you…

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The Perils of Leadership

Leadership means doing what’s right, even when you must stand alone. You will not be the most popular person when you lead others. Critics are everywhere and should be welcomed. The critics have a problem for everything, while leaders are searching for solutions.

If you are called to lead, lead well without compromise. Let your vision be clear. Just keep going…

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