My Strengths Finder, Strength # 1

The next five afternoons I will share each of my five strengths as indicated through the StrengthsFinder indicator. Of the 34 themes, these are my “top five”. Hopefully this will give insight into who I am, how I am wired, and why I lead and blog the way I do. I am simply sharing the feedback results the indicator gave to me after I took the assessment. […] Continue Reading…

3 Part Strategy For Spiritual Growth

Ultimately the goal of the believer should be to become a disciple, a follower of Christ. When one truly sets his or her focus on being like Christ he or she will become a “self-feeder” and seek after the deeper truths of the faith, more intimacy with Christ, greater fellowship with other believers and a more intense love for others. We believe following this strategy of Gather/Commit/Serve is the best we can offer to help a person become a disciple. […] Continue Reading…

The Negative Side of My Command Strength

I am becoming a student of Strengths Finder. This personality reviewer gives a person insight into his or her “signature themes” of strengths or behaviors that help drive a person. Over the next few days I will share my individual themes in an afternoon post. Hopefully this will give insight into some of what makes me the way I am and even a clue as to why I may blog about what I blog about. […] Continue Reading…

I Hate Job Titles

Titles to me are too specific. They seem to indicate a defined area of focus. I realize some people need that for clarity, but I prefer a job description to a title. I like for a person to understand the goals and objectives for the position, and even more than that, the overall vision of the organization and for them to realize how they are part of the organization’s success. That is hard to capture in a specific job title. […] Continue Reading…

Never Miss An Opportunity Again

I love being able to respond to opportunities as they present themselves. I am not talking about possibilities. I am referring to legitimate opportunities, things that the organization should and wants to take advantage of when they come available. (Read HERE for a post explaining the difference in possibilities and opportunities.) […] Continue Reading…