Tips for Tough Conversations


Things happen. People act in ways we didn’t expect them to. None of us are perfect. When leading, occasionally we have to have those conversations we just don’t enjoy. Maybe it’s not that someone did anything wrong, maybe we just have to deliver some news. Maybe it’s going to surprise them or maybe they see it coming. Sometimes these conversations […]

Podcast: Things That Stop Us Short Of Our Goals


What kills a leader’s vision and goals? It’s not just failure in leading others or bad ideas, it’s the little things that pop up along the way to accomplishing those goals. In this episode, Jonathan and Dustin sit down to discuss 3 things that may seems small, but that kill even the greatest leaders’ goals and visions. Subscribe | Listen

Nurture or Dismiss: An Important Leadership Lesson


Growing up, my family used to have a lot of animals that would wonder into our yard. These animals would often come around for a few days and vanish the next week. However, occasionally a dog or a cat would wonder into the yard and stay around a little while. When this happened, our family had to make decision whether […]

The Problem with Both Talent and Charisma


Talent and charisma aren’t bad. They’re good. They’re gifts to be stewarded. In the Bible, Joseph and Daniel are two striking examples of both attributes and how God uses them to put us in places of expanding influence. The problem, however, with both talent and charisma is that they expand our influence whether our character is ready for it or […]