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How to Hire a Spectacular Assistant

A Great Assistant can take your productivity to a whole new level.  The wise leader will spend as much time as possible on his top priorities and hand off everything else. But to whom will you hand things off? You

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Why You Should Stop Answering Your Critics

Over the past ten years, I have learned a powerful life-changing leadership lesson. Here it is: Often, a person just needs to be heard. When a person comes to you and tells you that you are wrong, shares his point

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How to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Person

Hiring The Wrong Person

Have you ever hired a person only to have serious regret later? Hiring the wrong person can be a painful experience and it can slow momentum, drain resources, and undermine team unity. In a church, hiring the wrong person can damage relationships and hurt people who are trusting us to lead spiritually. Character, Competence, and Chemistry are all critical in order to make a good hire. (I will address character and competence in future posts.)

In order for a person to become an effective and productive part of your team, there needs to be a good chemistry fit.

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5 Ways to Overcome Frustration With Your Direct Reports

Are you frustrated by the people who work underneath you? It just might be your fault. You may be making common managerial mistakes that are creating tension with your direct reports. The good news is that it is much easier

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How to Avoid Lame Date Nights

Intentional time together is essential to a healthy marriage. Because marriage is both life’s most valuable and most difficult relationship, prioritizing quantity AND quality time is critical. Daily life works against intentional time, and you have to fight for it.

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