Hope is Not a Strategy

As leaders and as human beings, we all have been guilty of verbalizing our hope regarding certain situations in our lives.  We say things like:  I hope you get to feeling better; I hope she gets the job; I hope they work out their problems; I hope you pass the course;...

It’s Not Okay

Several years ago, I wrote a letter to the editor of the LaGrange Daily News expressing my displeasure about a political cartoon they printed vilifying Chick-Fil-A for its stance supporting traditional marriage.  And while Chick-Fil-A’s stance on traditional marriage...

Fingerprints

My Encouraging Word to you today will be short, sweet, and to the point.  Here it is:  While preparing a lesson for the leadership mentoring groups I lead, I ran across a quote from General Mark Welsh III.  He said, “The only ‘fingerprints’ that last are the ones you...