The Two Most Important Success Qualities

After studying and experimenting with many of the needed success principles and practices for over thirty years, I’ve come to this conclusion, the two most important qualities any person needs to be successful in their life and calling are:   Commitment to learn. Commitment to action.  Committed learners and doers will ultimately be successful in what they are called to do.             I know, … [Read more...]

Leadership- Making Ideas Happen, Part II

 Author Scott Belzky makes some great points on the tension and cooperation needed for productivity.  “The reality is that creative environments—and the creative psyche itself—are not conducive to organization…Nevertheless, organization is the guiding force of productivity; if you want to make an idea happen, you need to have a process to do so.” (p. 24)                 “The most important, and … [Read more...]

Why the Hassle of Small Groups?

I have been working with small groups for over 20 years in Europe and the United States.  Every now and then I think, “this is such a hassle, why don’t we just drop this and do big groups!”  It takes a lot of work to develop training, steps for growth, getting people connected, developing leaders, helping them stay fresh as leaders, get feedback, work with people’s busy schedules….The truth is, … [Read more...]