Many years ago, I was leading a small group at our church. The small group Pastor at that church was always agonizing over and complaining about not finding enough leaders to lead small groups. One week, I had to be away on business and asked a guy who would not normally be considered as a … More Where do you find leaders?
What is the key to effective training? Technical skills? Teaching skills? Facilitation Skills? HR knowledge? Modeling? Coaching? Presentation skills? Knowledge transfer? Understanding the Blooms Taxonomy? Of all the things talked about in training circles I have found there are two things not usually talked about that are the real keys to effective training. They are: … More The Key to Effective Training
Occasionally I will take the opportunity to introduce to you some people who have made a significant impact on others, in various professions. In addition, we will uncover how they integrated their faith and life and how their faith affected how they worked. Today I will introduce you to Nate Breen. @NateBreen; Linkedin.com/in/natebreen.
Over the past few months, there have been various employer responses to this Pandemic when it comes to their business: furlough, layoffs, closures, and sacrifice. Furlough is the idea that you intend to have your employee back but lay them off temporarily and, in the meantime, you can keep them on your company health care. … More “I kept my employees working”
ATD recently tweeted out a few questions to engage fellow trainers on the topic: What is coaching? My answer was: Uncovering what’s inside a person, their gifts/strengths/desires/interests and bring it into the outside space of their lives. Helping them become maximized. To me, that is the heart of it. There is a lot involved in … More What is a Coach?
Anne Beiler founded Aunte Anne’s Pretzels @AunteAnnes, https://auntieannebeiler.com/ which is a well-known franchise providing wonderfully made fresh pretzels for snacks and enjoyment. They have a ubiquitous presence in malls and airports throughout the nation. When you untangle the proverbial pretzel of their lives you will find a foundation which is much more than flour and … More She and Her Husband combined forgiveness and faith into a recipe for life and business
Jon Acuff, linkedin.com/in/jonacuff, @JonAcuff, is both a quitter and finisher. In his two books of the same name, with seemingly opposite emphasis he helps people sort out direction and gives them clarity in their lives. * What are you quitting and why should you? Jon floats the idea of quitting your day job so you … More He’s a Quitter and Finisher
One of my favorite former NFL coaches is Tony Dungy, @TonyDungy, now an NFL commentator. One of the reasons is because of the way he treats people and the way he spoke to his team.* When you read Quiet Strength, you will be filled with wonder as Coach Dungy talks about his time in the … More He Speaks with Respect
This week I’m going to deliver a series on Great Leaders with Great Content. Books written by Servant Leaders who give us a glimpse into how to be an effective leader. Today we start with Bob Tiede. I have a friend who I met in a very “chance” meeting several years ago. Bob Tiede (@bobtiede, … More He Asks the Right Questions
Here in Nevada, and also in California and several other states wearing a mask or face covering is a mandate. It is a protective measure against COVID-19. I wear a mask to protect you and you wear a mask to protect me But mask wearing is not new. Many of us hide behind a mask … More Hiding behind the Masks we wear*