Don’t Ignore the Don’ts

Don’t Ignore the Don’ts

Good Morning, It is Monday morning, and perhaps like millions of people around the world you have a list in front of you. It may be a long list or perhaps for a few of you, a short one. Your list may be a significant source of focus and motivation. It’s possible that...
Don’t Ignore the Don’ts

The Pitfall of Leadership Insecurity

Good Morning, As I look back over my career and the leaders I have worked for, under, and with, there a critical trait that had a major impact on me and other members of the teams I was engaged with. What was the trait? They were willing to trust others with the...
Don’t Ignore the Don’ts

A Prayer for Today

Good Morning, I have closed every Monday Morning Minute since its inception on August 27, 2012, with the phrase “Live on Purpose”. This phrase is a big driver in my life because time is fleeting. Days turn into months, months into years and years into decades, not a...
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Time to Start Renovating?

Good Morning, “Be made new in the attitude of your minds. Eph. 4:23 As a former home builder, I sometimes find myself talking to the television when a DIY remodeling show is on. I say things like “You can’t do it that cheap!”, or “It can’t be done that fast!”....
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Pass it On

Good Morning, We have heard with our ears, O God; our fathers have told us the work You did in their days, in the days of old. With Your hand You drove out the nations and planted our fathers there; You crushed the peoples and cast...
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Stop Trying to Please Everyone

Good Morning, I’d like to start off this morning by asking you a question: How much time will you spend this week trying to make others happy; seeking their approval? I bet if you are honest and think about the question a bit you will have to admit the answer is...
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Throwing Passes

Good Morning, “Leadership is influence. Nothing more and nothing less.” – John Maxwell Having spent decades living in Indiana, and now living in Denver I have seen the aura of Peyton Manning show itself in both locations. He has an engaging personality as well...
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1 Hundred Trillion Thoughts

Good Morning, “Great is the LORD! He is most worthy of praise! No one can measure his greatness.” Psalm 145:3 (NLT) I recently came across some facts about the human brain. It’s the most complex organ in your body.  Your brain contains...
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Two Valuable Friends

Good Morning, So we don’t look at the troubles we can see now; rather, we fix our gaze on things that cannot be seen. For the things we see now will soon be gone, but the things we cannot see will last forever. 2 Cor. 4:18 In a meeting with some men a few weeks ago...
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3 PM Celebration

Good Morning, “ALL GAVE SOME…SOME GAVE ALL.” My dad served in Korea during that conflict in the early 1950’s. I remember looking at photos he had from his time there. He came to one that showed a picture of a fellow soldier and my dad said, “One day...