The Amazing You

!Top Post, Affiliate, Books, Coaching
I am not big on, no, actually I am completely against using prescriptions or some of the other more known type of stuff to help increase a person's leadership development skill of producing. Well, the Amazing You has been just the thing I was looking for that would give me the maximum gains from the minimalist efforts. All without going against my belief in God, or taking prescriptions, or even having to twist my body like a pretzel. The Struggle Is Real For all of my 27+ years of being in leadership roles, I have always tried to be a human sponge. Reading everything possible, listen to every tape, CD, mp3, podcast, etc. that I could get my hands on. I knew that to become better it was going to…
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Discovering Advantages eBooks Have.

Books, Habits
I have always enjoyed reading. Reading for me is therapeutic, enjoyable, adventurous, challenging in helping me improve skills and so much more. Often times I want to pull out a book and re-read it for some of the great nuggets I received from it. Problem is, I may not be around that certain book at the time. Maybe, I am waiting in line for the doctor or my kids to get out of school and want to feed my mind but I didn't bring a book. This is where the advantages ebooks have in my reading. They can go everywhere with me! Advantages eBooks have to me. I have gone almost totally with ebooks for many reasons. Here are just a few of those reasons. – I can take them anywhere without the extra weight…
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Leadership Development Skills – 5 Levels of Leadership

!Top Post, Books, Leadership
The middle of 2018, my wife and I were laid off from our ministry jobs. In one day we lost my pastoral job and her admin job at our church. This created some time where I would use to help build into my leadership development skill toolbox. One of those tools is a book I turned back to by John Maxwell titled: 5 Levels of Leadership. This book is one that was used greatly to help aid in my leadership development skill sets. One leadership development skill I developed thanks to coaching I have had over the years is when finished with a book I ask myself "How can this help me in being a better leader"? The answer to that question for me is what I am going to quickly…
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Books that change your life

Books, Habits
Books have always proven to be a significant part of my growth in leadership. Books have changed my life significantly. I can pick one book up that teaches time management and become a student of a great time manager. One who may charge thousands of dollars for their time and it is costing me only $20 for the price of the book. Next, I pick up a book over team development and gain insight from a leader who has been at this for 30+ years. One who can speak as an authority with proven experience. The following list of books is to only suggest some of this life changing books from my life and will hopefully get you started in reading the same ones or exploring some of your own…
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Leadership Handbook Book Review

Books, Leadership
The book, as its title suggests, The Leadership Handbook. 26 Critical Lessons Every Leader Needs, is broken into 26 "lessons." These are short chapters that you can breeze through quickly, but try to resist the temptation to do so. What should be the goal is slow down and work methodically through them. Having the knowledge is great, but the application of that knowledge is what shows wisdom (this discipline of slowing down and application is what makes you a better leader). Maxwell suggests that emerging leaders read one chapter each week for 26 weeks, and he suggests experienced leaders to take two weeks per chapter -- one week for you and one week to mentor someone else about the lesson. If there was one big obstacle that kept creeping back…
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