Here’s some of the books I’m reading in 2018

Photo by Janko Ferlič on Unsplash “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.” – Harry Truman. I absolutely love to read. My love for reading began around the start of my freshman year at the University of Kentucky in 1998.  Providentially, this was also the time that I became much more serious about living out…

Choose your inner circle wisely.

Photo by Matteo Vistocco on Unsplash Who you choose and allow into your inner circle will determine who effective your leadership is. These people will either multiple or minimize your effectiveness. Choosing lieutenants unwisely can cripple your ministry. Poor lieutenants can undermine a leader in so many different ways it’s almost staggering. But the value of a great…

Every critic is your friend.

This is simply a fantastic word by Craig Hamilton, author of Wisdom in Leadership: the how and why of leading the people you serve. Every critic is your friend. They might not realize that, but they are. Whether they give you criticism with love and care or criticize you out of hatred while trying to tear…