Conviction · Encouragement · Grace · Summit

words… the power to diminish… or multiply…

Opportunities to diminish others… abound… through criticism… judgmental attitudes… micro-management…With fresh opportunities before me… I remember a lesson from the Summit… one I need desperately today…The speaker shared ways that multiply the leadership potential of those around us… but also revealed ways we diminish others… often unintentionally… not recognizing the power behind our actions and…… Continue reading words… the power to diminish… or multiply…

Comfort · Hard · Love · Summit

an uncomfortable thought… from the summit…

As I continue to mull over all I heard at the Summit… there is one thought that makes me uncomfortable…The theme of courage… connecting… offering compassion… are bound up in me… as if in a head-lock…Being an introverted-perfectionist… it takes courage… for me to connect… step out… offer compassion… be seen…The speaker who spoke about…… Continue reading an uncomfortable thought… from the summit…

Fellowship · Growth · Summit

more summit thoughts… connecting…

I read it this morning… on the treadmill…I have learned something elemental about connecting and communicating with the human race. Everyone has a name — and they long to be seen, to be heard, and to be acknowledged for more than just being another cashier at the counter, driver behind the wheel, waitress, ticket taker…… Continue reading more summit thoughts… connecting…

Conviction · Fear · Summit · vision

thoughts from the summit… courage…

As I look back on two fully packed days of leadership teaching… at the Summit… a recurring theme… was courage… which, of course, is only needed in the face of fear…The opening message… focused on the courage leadership requires…Be strong and courageous.Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged,for the Lord your God will be…… Continue reading thoughts from the summit… courage…