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The Leader's Journal

Mike sat quietly looking at the brown leather journal on the table. It was worn and faded in some areas and you could tell that it was frequently used by its owner. Pages were earmarked and some had sticky tabs on the side. Besides a few family pictures, a telephone, and a computer screen; the journal was the only thing on the desk. Mike took a deep breath and wondered what to expect from this meeting.

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Is Your Purpose Revealed In Your Plans?

Your purpose is your primary compass, helping you to always stay focused on your reason for existence as a company. Acting as a compass, your purpose will guide you through the ups and downs of different business cycles, challenges, and keep you headed toward your long-term strategic goals. The people you love, serve, and lead are counting on you to infuse your plans and goals with purpose.

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Deliver The Best Year-End Team Meeting

This past week I had the privilege and opportunity to spend time with one of our largest clients in Atlanta, GA. They created a unique space for fellowship, reflection on the previous year, planning for the future, and equipping its leaders to execute on strategies which will lead them closer to their 2020 vision. I was inspired by the experience and want to share with you some of the best practices I observed.

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LeadershipDan FosterComment
Finish The Year Strong

The final 90 days of the year are upon us. All the plans you made, goals you set, and promises you made will be examined, scrutinized, and assessed in the weeks ahead. Before you put yourself under the microscope and start counting the wins and losses, you need to remember there are still 90 days of life and leadership left in the year.

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Self-Leadership Precedes Team Leadership

Day 2 of the Building Champions Experience began with a simple message and principle: "Self-leadership precedes team leadership". In other words, I can't lead, sell, operate or be effective in my business if my personal life is not properly aligned to my priorities. I can't lead those I love and serve with the energy and passion that is needed if I'm failing to lead myself.

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LeadershipDan FosterComment