Daily focalPOINT – Purpose First

“Chase your God-purpose and provision will follow.”  ~Michael Slaughter …or chase provision and you may change your net worth; but chase your purpose (with God as your partner) and you will change lives. Proverbs 23:5, “Cast but a glance at riches, and they are gone, for they will surely sprout wings aand fly off to…

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Daily focalPOINT – Grow Your Know

“The more a man knows, the more he forgives.”  ~Catherine the Great …so I guess the less a man forgives the less he knows… Today I know those who are in constant turmoil and at war with others are simply living in a very small world  where they are always trying to fit others into…

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Daily focalPOINT – Attitude

“Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.”  ~Thomas Jefferson If your attitude sucks take a look at what you are reading, the television you are watching and who you interact with.  The devil works well in…

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Daily focalPOINT – Humble Leading

“Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts.  It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.”  ~William Temple In Jim Collin’s book “Good to Great” he shares a chart on what he considers the progression of a leader. Standing…

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Daily focalPOINT – Wisdom

“The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.”  ~William James This quote applies to any leadership position whether it be the leader of an organization, a department in an organization, a family etc… Knowing what to overlook is an attribute which  evolves out of knowing, being in touch with and living your values….

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Daily focal POINT – What’s Important…

“In our headlong search for secondary success– money and social status–we run a very serious risk of missing entirely the far deeper satisfaction of primary success:  the love, trust, and gratitude of those we serve.”  ~Stephen Covey Thanks for the reminder Stephen. P.E.A.C.E. Jay@EagleLaunch.com Matthew 28:19 “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations,baptizing them…

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Daily focalPOINT – Begin at the End

“We may be very busy, we may be very efficient, but we will only be truly effective when we begin with the end in mind.”  ~Stephen Covey I often chuckle at how much time, energy and preparation people put into planning their vacations or social events but spend very little time on planning their lives. A…

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Daily focalPOINT – Communication

One of the key attributes of effective leadership is communication and communication is a two-way street.  It is important to effectively share information and equally important to effectively process information.  The greatest leaders I know are great communicators. One of my favorite “book mentors,” John Maxwell, has some great quotes around this topic: “People may…

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Daily focalPOINT – Leading vs. Managing

Last week I spent two days with a group of aspiring leaders who currently serve as managers for their organizations.  Whenever I get around people with a desire to grow and learn I get amped up as I love to help people grow.  Thus the reason for my recent thread of blogs focused on leadership. …

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Daily focalPOINT – Leading and People Value

“To add value to others, one must first value others.”  ~John Maxwell All great organizations become great through the ongoing growth of their people and people have a better chance in growing if leadership views them as something of value and not just a means to an end. I tried my best to view each…

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