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We know hitting the gym is a great way to forget about your troubles and relieve stress.  Those work and money problems you’ve got just seem to disappear in the rear view mirror when you’re in the middle of a great sweat.  Guess what?  You just may be on your way to a better financial return than that investment in Facebook stock a few weeks ago. Workers who exercise regularly earn 9% higher Read more »

Deteriorating Integrity

Dan Miller —  July 9, 2012 — 5 Comments
“The rules I used to follow are for people who are where I used to be.”  In this week’s Leadership Podcast, Andy Stanley stated this as one of the signs of weakening integrity of any leader. Yes, integrity implies honesty, but more than that.  It also indicates consistency of actions, values, methods and principles.  Thus if a leader is courteous on his/her way up, we would expect them Read more »
The dictionary defines leadership as “influencing” or “inducing.”  And yes, with that broad definition we’ve seen Hollywood celebrities who offer nothing but glamorous looks, athletes who offer little beyond big bank accounts and company CEOs who manipulate the lives of employees referred to as leaders. At the recent Chick-fil-A Leadercast we heard a continuing theme about a different Read more »

Can I be a Leader?

Ashley Logsdon —  May 4, 2012 — 6 Comments
Today I had the pleasure of speaking on the Power of Creating a Mastermind Group at the Chick-fil-A Leadercast simulcast in Franklin, TN.  I was surrounded by many great leaders and executives at this event and energized by all the speakers who presented. Andy Stanley told us "every decision we make becomes part of our life story - choose carefully".  Leadership oftentimes involves tough Read more »
I was listening to Andy Stanley’s Leadership Podcast on The Accessibility of a Leader this week and was struck by one particular scripture reference he used. We all know the story of Nehemiah and how he decided he needed to rebuild the wall around the city of Jerusalem.  That was a clear and major focus.  But like with any of us, even when we are doing something important, there are the inevitable Read more »