books

Leadership Lessons from Ruth

Last week, I shared an excerpt from my newest book, Wisdom from Women in the Bible. I’m so excited about this book, because it represents my heart for the Biblical principles of leadership. The excerpt was from the story of Ruth, a courageous and caring woman who made decisions that changed her life and the…

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Wisdom from Women in the Bible

This week I’m excited about the release of my latest book, Wisdom from Women in the Bible. Like my two other Giants of the Bible books, it’s written in a narrative form, but it’s still filled with the things that I’ve learned from each featured Biblical character. This time, I focused on female leaders in…

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Walking with Giants

In 2010 I got the opportunity to speak at Joyce Meyer’s Love Life Women’s Conference. Joyce and I are good friends, and I’ve often appeared on her television show. On this day I chose to talk about how to live a fulfilling life, and about the importance of attitude. When I got up to speak,…

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You Only Get Answers to the Questions You Ask

When I first began teaching leadership, I spent nearly all my time giving lectures. Today, at almost every speaking gig, people want time to ask me questions about leadership, which I welcome. Not only do I enjoy sharing what I’ve learned, but answering questions also gives me an opportunity to speak from my heart. As…

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What I'm reading, Spring 2013 edition

Well, Spring has officially arrived here in the United States. Although from what I hear, that’s not always apparent in some areas of the country. I love the feeling of new beginnings that comes with the arrival of this season, and I hope you do, too. Reading is something I make time for every day…

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What I've Been Reading, Fall 2012

Can you believe that it’s already November? It’s fall here in the United States, and it seems that everyone is busy. Right now I’m busy preparing for some international speaking engagements, and I’ve recently started work on my book to come out in 2014. And I just spoke this past weekend at Saddleback Church in…

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Our trip to India, and some great news!

Greetings from India! For the past week, Margaret and I have been in India, where I spoke for Gloria Jean’s Coffee. Our wonderful friends, Nabi and Angela Saleh, have done what they always do every time we see them: made this trip special and memorable. As you can see above, we visited the Taj Mahal,…

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Are You Willing to Bet on Yourself?

As you read this post, I’m in India, getting ready to speak for a great group of people. And just before I left the United States, I got some amazing news: The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth will debut at #7 on the New York Times‘ bestseller list in Advice/How-to (for the week ending 10/6/12)!…

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The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

Today’s the day: My newest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, is available in the US and Canada! I’m excited about this book, because I believe it can add value to individuals at every stage of personal growth – from just starting out to very experienced. The laws that I chose to include offer…

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The Law of Pain: from my new book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

In just one week, my latest book, The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth, will be available in the United States and Canada. (But it’s available for preorder now!) I’m especially excited about the potential of this book, because it’s on a subject that everyone can relate to. Everyone benefits from growth. Learning more about the…

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