Tag Archives: leadership

The Time of an End and a New Beginning

The Wishing Map is a full-length fantasy that is being posted episodically at this site. To read the previous episode, click here. To read the entire novel, begin here. Pondering what the boy “from another world” had said before he … Continue reading

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The Right Decision

Thought for the Week Today is Presidents Day in my country, and also the birthday of our first president George Washington. And even while we celebrate it (or at least enjoy the day off), our country’s leaders and those in … Continue reading

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My Recipe for Humble Pie

Image credit: behance.net Thought for the Week One of my most important life experiences was also one of the most educational. And by “educational” I mean painfully humbling. Healing River was my first feature film as a writer-director. I thought I … Continue reading

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Some Things Never Change

Fall Elections were held in the U.S. this week. And as a result, my city now has a new mayor and a gaggle of fresh-blood council members. Why? Because, as the old expression goes, we “threw the (previous) bums out!” … Continue reading

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7 Components of Spiritual Leadership

I’m a vision guy. I tend toward creative rather than management roles. But from the start, God made it clear my emphasis during my last big project (directing and producing the feature film Notzilla) would to be on leadership. So … Continue reading

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Happy Boss’s Day (Maybe)

 It’s Boss’s Day!* Yay!  Maybe. To borrow an old bit: “I quit because of religious differences.” “Oh, yeah?” “Yeah, my boss thought he was God. And I disagreed.” Good leaders know how to find the delicate balance between leading and listening. If your boss … Continue reading

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The Most Important Vote You’ll Ever Cast

The religious leaders came to Jesus, hoping to trip him up (Mark 12:13-17). Tiberius Caesar, a brooding paranoid who regularly executed those who challenged him, was ruler of the most powerful nation in the world, and was considered by many to … Continue reading

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Happy Boss’s Day! (Maybe)

 It’s Boss’s Day!* Yay (maybe)! To borrow an old bit: “I quit because of religious differences.” “Oh, yeah?” “Yeah, my boss thought he was God. And I disagreed.” Good leaders know how to find that delicate balance between leading and listening. If your boss has … Continue reading

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