I must admit, I saw my friend Michael Hyatt share his bloopers video on his blog first. And, if Michael’s doing it, it’s probably cool — is my opinion.
I’ve shared this on my Facebook, but not here. And, why should you be deprived just because you don’t follow me […] Continue Reading…
A very successful business mentor of mine once gave me a vital tip about a necessary meeting all leaders should consider. Unfortunately, I have had to use his advice several times.
You don’t ever want to have this meeting. You certainly don’t want to have it very often.
But, having this […] Continue Reading…
Philippians, Part 4 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
I shop with my wife.
There. I said it. I’m sorry guys. Do I lose my man card?
I get criticized often by other men that say I put pressure on them to live up to that standard with their own wives. And, I’m sorry if that’s the case. […] Continue Reading…
Leadership is not about having all the answers.
One sign of a great leader — in my opinion — is to be bold enough to say, “I don’t have all the answers”.
Perhaps even harder, “I’m not the one to carry this task forward.”
That takes humility.
I observed the pressure some pastors […] Continue Reading…
Recently I posted “The Tension Between Staying in a Learning Position and Jumping into the Lead Position”. The point was there is a fine line between when a person is ready to be in a senior leadership role and needs to remain in a learning position. The post was […] Continue Reading…
I’ve seen it so many times.
A leader could even be doing everything else right and one flawed mindset can overshadow — jeopardize all the good leadership principles we know.
One constantly repeated action. One trait. One habit. One mindset.
And, sadly, many times it’s not even that the person isn’t a […] Continue Reading…
After years mentoring younger leaders, there is something all of us leaders with more experience need to know.
Every young leader shares some common fears.
Granted, I’ve mostly worked with young male leaders (and I am the parent of boys), but I suspect these fears aren’t gender exclusive.
And, […] Continue Reading…
Philippians, Part 3 from ron edmondson on Vimeo.
The Christmas season can be hard on relationships. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve met with a couple after the holidays because of problems that developed — or were exaggerated — between Thanksgiving and New Years.
How can you protect your marriage this Christmas? That’s a good goal, […] Continue Reading…