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[Video] When Your Leadership Journey Takes a Turn

facebook live video Nov 09, 2020

No matter what direction our leadership journey takes, what difficulties we may experience, or the situations we may encounter, God is in complete control! God can use even the worst of circumstances for good. Have faith in God’s control of your leadership journey!


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The first step to more effective leadership…

effective leadership Nov 03, 2020

We can both agree that leadership is hard work. It doesn’t matter if you’re leading two people or a thousand people—leadership stretches you more than you can imagine.

This is why preparation is important in every level you attain as a leader. You have to prepare before, during, and for each stage of leadership. How? I have some tips, and I will share one every week in November so we can discuss in detail.

Leadership requires trust—hence, the first step is winning people’s trust. This starts before you actually take on a leadership role. You have to be genuinely passionate about people in order to be a leader. If you can’t help but try to figure out how to make people’s lives easier and better, you might have a call to leadership. People choose leaders they feel have the desire to make lives easier and better. Thus, the process of gaining people’s trust is not a day’s job, or a selfish one.

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[Video] Why Do We Miss Opportunities?

facebook live video Nov 02, 2020

No one wants to miss out on great opportunities! But what makes people miss them? It could be from a multitude of things, ranging from lack of vision to unreadiness. Tune in to learn everything that’s holding you back from the big opportunities in your life!


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Why finding your purpose isn’t enough…

mission purpose vision Oct 27, 2020

Knowing your mission, vision, and purpose is not enough.

Yes, going through your life without knowing these things is like shooting a gun before aiming. Everything we do before discovering them seems random and unrelated. We start in one direction and stay with it until something else seems better. Then, we jump over to the next thing, and the next, and the next. Knowing our purpose produces confidence that we know where we’re going.

However, we must understand that finding our purpose is one thing; working at it—challenges notwithstanding—is another. Our purpose becomes clearer as we experience successes and failures, try new skills, and find roles that make us feel alive. Hence, giving up is not an option.

As we walk the path of purpose to fulfillment, we will experience challenges, setbacks, and failures; however, the difference between experiencing the fullness of your purpose and living a life of regret comes with perseverance.

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[Video] Next Level Leader


Recognize your influence as a leader! What is your passion? What is your purpose? How are you preparing? Defining these questions clearly will put you on the right path to becoming the best leader that you can be. Tune in for more information!


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How your purpose serves your mission and your vision…

Uncategorized Oct 20, 2020

Your mission is the map, vision is the road, and purpose is the engine in the car.

Purpose gives you energy, drive, and determination to climb every hill and enjoy every turn on the journey. The purpose of our lives is more compelling than personal fulfillment, peace of mind, or happiness. It defines our legacy: the way we shape people’s lives today and the impact we leave behind when we’re gone. It gives clearer, sharper definition to our reason for getting up each morning. Mission and vision let us know our lives matter; our purpose describes specifically how they matter.

A sense of purpose isn’t an aftermarket add-on—it’s essential if we’re to have full and meaningful lives. I have discovered that my life sometimes feels like a ship on stormy waters. Knowing my life’s purpose is the anchor that keeps me from drifting.

We should crave purpose like we crave food. We can’t live without a sense of relevance and significance. The search...

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Top Priorities of a Leader's Journey


What are your priorities? Everything has a purpose. When we don’t understand the purpose of something, we tend to abuse it. It is essential that we come to recognize how to fulfill God’s purpose for our lives! Tune in for more information on leadership priorities!


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Why you need to regularly refine your vision

mission vision Oct 13, 2020

The mission is the map; the vision is the road to get to the destination. Your vision is made up of the nitty-gritty details that help you make real progress. Because your mission provides a framework for your life, you can lead with sharper vision when you know your mission.

Discovering and implementing your personal vision requires the process of self-discovery, establishing specific goals, and continually fine-tuning your direction. It’s a dynamic—and sometimes complex—process.

Your vision becomes increasingly refined as your purpose becomes clearer, and your purpose becomes clearer as you experience successes and failures, triumphs and defeats, joys and sorrows. A person’s vision is an organic, dynamic, growing thing.

Very few people have a clear vision from the outset of their lives and careers. Several of the great leaders we now recognize worldwide have stories that, when studied, reveal adequate response(s) to specific challenges they faced....

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[Video] Your Vision

facebook live video Oct 07, 2020

What do you do when you have no vision? Vision always begins with a mission—the first step in the process to discovering your vision is to thoroughly define your mission! Tune in to learn more about everything VISION!


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Why is a mission statement essential for leaders?

life mission purpose Oct 06, 2020

“How do you know if your mission in life is finished? If you’re still alive, it isn’t.” —Richard Bach

The process of discovering our purpose is as different for each one of us as our varied personalities, backgrounds, and experiences. Some of us are adventurous; others value security. Nonetheless, we must understand that the process is as important as the destination.

Some coaches have noted, “Many people live with a secret deadly fear. They dread coming to the end having lived a meaningless life.” Finding a mission and fulfilling it is perhaps the most important activity in a person’s life. A person’s mission is to live by their core values—passionately, consistently, courageously, and compassionately.

Our mission is not an addendum to life. It is the controlling force. Daily, we face multiple situations in which our mission directs our choices. It charts our overarching...

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