Searching For Glory In All The Wrong Places

Every human being is made in the image and likeness of God and is entitled to a measure of respect in accordance with that fact. The Scriptures tell us that God has crowned everyone with glory and honor, and has given each of us a sphere of influence in which we may carry out our …

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE FORGET THE BASICS

“The business schools reward difficult, complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.” - Warren Buffett   I began my professional leadership journey in the 1980’s as a manager in retail. The basics were simple; Know your customers, be friendly and respectful, know your products, connect with and train your staff, …

LEADING WITH HUMILITY

“The X-Factor of Great Leadership is not Personality it’s Humility” – Jim Collins There’s something admirable and intriguing about humble successful leaders.  They tend to downplay their achievements and are comfortable avoiding the spotlight while letting others shine. The most successful humble leaders are all about serving others. We live in a society of fierce …

Contemplating Omniscience

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines omniscience as; having infinite awareness, understanding, and insight. From the Latin word omnisciens ("omnis", all + "sciens" and  "scire" to know). God knows all things perfectly, past, present, and future as well as all the implications of time and space. I'm fascinated by the fact that God knows everything, it's when I take time …

THE POWER OF GRATITUDE

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” —Gilbert K. Chesterton  Some years ago, I was speaking with a highly successful entrepreneur and remarked how impressive his organization was. He had an amazingly efficient team around him, he drew a crowd where ever he was speaking …

JSP Quotes 4

"Regardless of your vocation, irrespective of the times, cultural values, and status in society; The foundational principles of leadership remain the same and apply to all. I trust that my quotes will help and inspire you on your leadership journey.” – JSP   "Be intentional, read with purpose, apply what you read, and grow continually."-JSP …