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Coaching: Leverage Your Team’s Hidden Competitive Advantage

October 28, 2019
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Guest Post by Don Cruickshank* “How do they keep beating us?” “We should be able to run over them!” Members of my high school basketball team had the same discussion year after year as we consistently lost to a smaller school’s team. One of the opposing team’s players could only score when he was positioned five…

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It’s Never Too Late To Choose a Different “What If?”

August 29, 2019
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Guest Post by Pam Taylor Donna had been to therapists, specialists, and gurus – but with no improvement. Her physical health was deteriorating from the stress of self-hatred. And she was angry. She despised those who had rejected her and had failed to encourage her, blaming them for her pain. Yet Donna continued to wonder…

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Executive coach Cory Carlson

Coaching: Win At Home First

July 24, 2019
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An Interview with Cory Carlson Executive coach Cory Carlson recently sat down with Ministry Insights to share what he has learned about work-life balance and becoming a better leader, husband, and father. MI: You worked in corporate America for two decades. Why did you leave that behind and become an executive coach? Cory: That journey…

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Don Cruickshank

Coaching: Four Days in the Sunshine Morph Into a Consulting Business

April 9, 2019
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Four days in the sunshine seemed like a good idea to Don Cruickshank. When the Canadian resident needed a few more credits to finish coursework for his Masters in Leadership and Management (MALM) at Briercrest Seminary, a Google search led him to the Leading From Your Strengths Equipping Conference. “The conference was approved as an…

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Brandon Schaefer and Five Capitals launch Prioritized Life Assessment

Leadership: New Tool Avoids the Guesswork for Leaders in Setting Priorities

February 8, 2019
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Brandon Schaefer enjoyed success during his working years in the corporate world, yet he struggled to understand how to apply biblical principles to his professional priorities. “As leaders and individuals, we know our weaknesses,” he says. “But we sabotage ourselves – either we are way too hard on ourselves or not hard enough.” Rather than…

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Olga Messios uses LFYS tool in human resources

Coaching: My Favorite Assessment Tool

January 9, 2019
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LFYS Sets Up Teams and Individuals for Success – Every Time By Olga Messios As a human resources professional and a leadership coach, I am always looking for good tools – in fact, I’m certified to administer several well-known cross-cultural, stress management, and emotional-intellectual intelligence assessments. So when a I heard about Leading From Your…

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Dr. Roger Yancey

The Profiles: Efficient, Reliable – and Good

March 16, 2017
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Dr. Roger Yancey Regularly Uses LFYS With Churches, Leaders, and Teams If a tool is easy to use and gets powerful results – and is a great value– well, why wouldn’t you use it? Such is Dr. Roger Yancey’s take on the Leading From Your Strengths profiles. As Executive Director of Tyron Evergreen Baptist Association…

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Dr. Gerry Lewis

Coaching: Don’t Try to Be “the Guy Who Does Everything”

January 18, 2017
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Dr. Gerry Lewis Coaches Leaders to Optimize Strengths on Their Teams “Most pastors and leaders of small churches try to be ‘the guy,’’ says Dr. Gerry Lewis, Executive Director of Harvest Baptist Association in Decatur, TX. “You know, ‘the guy’ who tries to do everything.” It’s a recipe for burnout that Gerry has seen more…

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Frank Maycock

Coaching: “Just Ask Questions”

July 12, 2016
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Profiles Make It Easy to Coach All Kinds of Clients “One thing I love about coaching,” says certified personal coach and former pastor Frank Maycock, “Is that I just ask questions.” lucky patcher for android Frank’s unique approach at his coaching and consulting firm Kinetos has had a significant impact on executives, entrepreneurs, and teams whether…

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