Level 3 Listening

I find myself wondering how the dialog of today would be different if we moved to Level 3 listening? Some background. In our coaching training we talk about Active Listening. Active Listening involves the listener learning to participate in the act of listening. One type of Activ…

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Privileged.

I am privileged. I have chosen to be blind to the title of “privileged.” I adopted a mindset that the label of “privileged” referred to someone else … to the upper-class… not myself. It doesn’t. It applies to me as a middle class WHITE person living …

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Global Shake-up! [Personal Wake-up?]

Is it time? Time for something different? Something different personally. Something different globally. Global Shake-up – Personal Wake-up If you can give me some latitude in sharing a small slice of Church history, I think there is something for us today… from yester…

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Turns out That Strange Feeling Is Grief [Sovereign Mindset]

William Bridges, author of “Managing Transitions” has documented that it is impossible to move into the future without first coming to the realization and grief that accompanies the death of the past. Life and leadership are forever changing. We intuitively know and r…

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Out of the Box [Postures of Transformation]

In times of transition… it is unclear where you are headed, but it also clear you cannot go back to where you have been. Transitions are times in-between. What is clear about a time of transition is that God first does a deeper work in those who believe, in order to do a wi…

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Self-Care in Crisis Care [Ten Helps]

At one time or another all of us have told someone we love to… “Take care of yourself!” Most of us… are focused right now on trying to respond to the need of others, keep our ministry or business afloat or just trying to cope with the day-to-day changes we…

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TEN PERSPECTIVES [ Town Hall Insights ]

One of the most important roles of leaders is to help people “connect” and engage in “conversation” with each other. This is especially true right now. Another key function of leadership is perspective. The difference between a leader and follower is&#8230…

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A New Kind of Different [Game Changer]

From here on it will be different. With 9-11 … most of us watched and experienced the horror of the World Trade Center destruction. While many experienced that loss and maybe even knew of someone that was lost, most of us watched it from afar. With Corona-virus… all o…

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