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How to Use Disaster to Learn Self-Reliance

When things go wrong, there’s always a lesson to learn. Jessica shows us how to learn from disasters.

Remote work can leave teams feeling disconnected. Here’s what you can do as a manager to keep your team engaged.

Oftentimes we let our bosses dictate when and how we’ll work. It’s your turn to dictate when and how you’ll crank those widgets!

Dave Pollard at How to Save the World has a great post on how he actually stopped doing the unimportant urgent tasks. After initially seeing the title of his article, I reckoned Dave had been poppin’ some crazy pills. But once you read his post, you’ll see that Dave is far from being a passenger… Read more

Links updated October 2019. The third part of this Avoiding Entrepreneur Burnout series deals with resting. Yay! The funny thing about rest is that most people don’t see the benefits, even though they know the negative effects of not getting enough. And it’s real easy to blame just about everything on being tired. That’s why… Read more

A lot of people have the misconception that taking a break is lazy. It’s not! We learned yesterday that in order to be really effective, you need fun things in your day or else you’ll burnout. Well, you’ll also burn the people out around you if you don’t take care of yourself and your family… Read more

Links updated October 2019 If you’re like me, you see opportunities everywhere. You find limitless ways to improve on things, or you’ll have an idea dump and before you know it, you’ve got 5 projects cooking in the skillet, 2 in the oven and about 10 on the backburner. Congratulations, you’re an entrepreneur. Us entreprenueurs… Read more

This is the second installment of a series of talks at the Willow Creek Leadership Summit. This session was one of my favorites at the leadership summit, mainly becuase it spoke to me personally. Balancing personal and work life is always hard, especially if you’re starting a brand new organization. Andy Stanley, a pastor at… Read more

Updated October 2019. This is the second installment of a series of talks at the Willow Creek Leadership Summit (now called The Global Leadership Summit). This session was one of my favorites at the leadership summit, mainly because it spoke to me personally. Balancing personal and work life is always hard, especially if you’re starting… Read more

Last week I spent 2.5 days at a leadership summit, and learned some amazing things, most of which I’ll be blogging about over the course of this week. I’ll give you the main thrust of the talks, with some of my own thoughts. Remember: these words are not mine, and are from people much smarter… Read more

Ok, so posting has been a wee bit lighter than I had hoped, but for a good reason. I’ve been attending an all-day leadership summit yesterday and today. Don’t worry though, on Monday I’ll have some of the best talks for you. So far, it’s been outstanding. This afternoon is going to be really interesting,… Read more

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