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Don’t Pigeonhole Those You Lead

March 6, 2017 0 Comments
Don’t Pigeonhole Those You Lead

“… of the most important lessons I learned about leadership from Walt Disney; don’t pigeonhole anybody! You never know what talented  people can do if you give them a chance – if you are willing to take a chance.” – Marty Sklar Granted not too many people know what a pigeonhole is these days so […]

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My Great Reads from 2016

February 6, 2017 0 Comments
My Great Reads from 2016

At the start of 2016 I had a great plan to read more books than I have before in one year. It is true leaders are readers. However, being a bi-vocational pastor it is tough to find long blocks of time read and I have a bad habit of reading more than one book at […]

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2017 – Your Blank Page

January 2, 2017 2 Comments
2017 – Your Blank Page

 “Life is like a blank sheet of paper. You never know what it can be until you put something on it. So Dream It! Do it!… What are you waiting for?” – Marty Sklar Well another year has come and gone. How was 2016 for you? For me? It was pretty good year. Nothing overly […]

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The Walt Disney Compass

August 15, 2016 6 Comments
The Walt Disney Compass

Over the past several years I have had a great interest in Walt Disney the man and how the company he built has grown to become an international entertainment giant. Several years ago when I attended Disney World with my family I was captivated by how well they operated and how all the employees, despite […]

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Be More than a Dreamer

March 14, 2016 2 Comments
Be More than a Dreamer

I may be 51 but I am a really big kid. For the past two years we have gone to Disney World for our family vacation (our third time since 2012). And who knows, we may go again this year. I love every single magical moment. Also, I am intrigued by how they make it […]

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Great Reads from 2015

January 4, 2016 6 Comments
Great Reads from 2015

Well another year has come and gone. Another year of great reads is complete. I did not read as much as I wanted but this was a very busy year for a variety of reasons. As you will see I have a rather eclectic reading list. Also read quite a bit on the historical wring […]

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Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

January 5, 2015 7 Comments
Another Year of Great Reads – What I read in 2014

I have a simple goal to read just 20 books each year. I know there are many who read a lot more than that but 20 is the right number for me. In 2014 I barely completed that goal by reading 21. It was a busy year.   Please note that the lack of comments […]

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Company Culture by Disney

January 15, 2013 6 Comments
Company Culture by Disney

Back in September my family took a vacation at Disney World in Florida. I had always wanted to stay at one of the Disney resorts. (Yes I am still a kid at heart). The week was a blast with all the rides, shows and way too much food. However, beyond all the activities I was captivated by […]

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