Category Archives: In the Trenches

A running commentary on the day-to-day adventures in building TEAM.

How To Bounce Back When Your Leadership Has Been Rattled

By Scott Cochrane December 4, 2017 Ever been rattled as a leader? Sure you have. It’s happened each time a project failed miserably. It’s happened each time you received a stinging criticism. No leader is immune to having their confidence … Continue reading

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Winners Create Their Own Reality

A 50% hoops shooter is interviewed after a poor personal game but in which he still completes the winning basket. How did he know he’d score? He replies: "The more I missed, the more the odds were in my favor!" … Continue reading

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5 Common Reasons [Church] Leaders Stop Leading

Great article by Thom: Not-for-Church-Leaders Only by Thom Rainer | November 27, 2017 I am having an amazing time reading through the book of Joshua. My pastor (who happens to be my son, Jess) is also preaching through the early … Continue reading

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Iceberg Leadership

  #MakeItCount!

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6 Inches from Success . . .

We're ALL 6 inches from successful thinking! 😀#MakeItCount #TLYAW pic.twitter.com/rWlnVM2bSM — Gene Bulmer (@GeneBulmer) October 27, 2017

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9 Box Leadership Succession

The construct is borrowed from @ToddAdkins with some extra doodling by yours truly… 1. The NOW box represents your A-List leadership who are ready to move…now! 2. The 3 shaded boxes represent up & coming B-List leaders who need a bit … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Edge

“Great leaders don’t blame the tools they are given, they work to sharpen them.” ~Simon Sinek

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