Archive for November 2015

What does your “gratitude list” look like?

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States, and I know I’m looking forward to a wonderful day of food and family. I hope your plans for the holiday will be meaningful and fun. I don’t know about you, but the Thanksgiving holiday always gets me thinking about gratitude. Here is something I wrote in my…

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Looking back on Exchange 2015 in San Francisco

Every fall, I have the distinct privilege of participating in two world-class events. EQUIP’s Leadership Open, which I talked about last week, and the John Maxwell Company’s Exchange. This year, both were in California. Exchange just took place November 5-7, in San Francisco, the “City by the Bay.” Like every Exchange, the intimate gathering was…

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Celebrating the past and future for EQUIP at the Leadership Open

What do you do after training leaders in every nation? This was the question that needed to be answered by my nonprofit organization, EQUIP, this year. That’s because in June 2015, we introduced our leadership training into our Final Nation, Kiribati. What a wonderful thing to celebrate! Which is what we did, at this year’s…

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Moving from Survival Mode to Significance

What drives you when you get up in the morning? Most people settle into one of three areas: survival, success, or significance. If you’re like many people, you may be struggling just to keep your head above water. You’re in survival mode. Whether because of circumstances, setbacks, or poor choices, you have to put a…

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