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What increases your business valuation more than growth, profit or revenue and most Business Owners have not figured it out.
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In a survey of hundreds of Entrepreneurs, Investment Bankers/Business Brokers and Private Equity firms each was asked, "What do you think makes the biggest impact to a company's valuation?" People on the 'sell side' (Entrepreneurs and Business Brokers) listed Revenue,...
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3 Dangers to Avoid for Visionary Leaders
So you say you are a visionary leader. Every organization needs a visionary. This person sees the future possibility and can begin to construct what that looks like in broad brush strokes. Without this person, an organization will go into...
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Shift from working IN to ON your company
Over the years I've worked with a number of entrepreneurs looking to grow their companies.  One of the more common sticking points is that they need to transition from working in their company to on.  But often they don't know...
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Building a Culture of Engagement
How do you transition or transform a culture to own the vision with you?  One of the challenges I see with many churches is that the Ephesians 4:11-14 passages are aspirational far greater than a reality.  Too few people are doing too...
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Building a Church Movement of Gospel Centered Communities
I found the document posted below from years ago. It brought together a variety of resources and thoughts I and others have posted on leading Mission/Gospel Communities. It takes a lot of the writing/posts I did back in 2006-2008 on...
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Leading Others for Results
How do you grow as a leader where more of your 'results' come through others, rather than the work you do? Specifically, how do you lead people versus supervise or manage. (I framed some of the personal challenges of going...
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Peer Coaching, Our Personal Blind Spots and Looking through the Johari Window
I am a believer in the value of peer coaching. I'm grateful to serve on the Board of three non-profit organizations where this is a central part of why they exist. In my experience, I've had tremendous growth personally when...
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Peer Coaching, Group Sharing & the danger of Advice
I'm trying to share a few of the things I'm learning along the way as I seek to grow as a leader. One group I participate in is EO, a peer group of CEO's/Entrepreneurs who use a protocol called Gestalt...
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The Entrepreneurial Journey to Leadership
How do you go from starting a business, church or other organization to transitioning to leading the staff or volunteers looking to you? I believe this is one of the more difficult work transitions people have; from doing the work,...
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Conclave Session for Church Communicators Dallas 2012
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Join the Conclave Session in Dallas, prior to the Echo Conference the night of July 23rd and July 25th. If you’d like to be considered for the Roundtable, please apply here. What is a Conclave Session? The Conclave Sessions are an ongoing project...
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