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Take Care of Personal Realms

Take Care of Personal Realms

Leaders trying to find work-life balance almost seems like looking for the Holy Grail. We all want it but it is so difficult to achieve.

Here is a tool I have used with success both personally and with the leaders I coach. It is a structured inventory to take care of personal realms and develop a plan to repair various areas.

Questions to ask yourself:

What distractions outside of work… read on

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Six Stages of Manhood

Six Stages of Manhood

Understanding what stage of manhood we are in can provide clarity on our masculinity and a refreshing view of who Jesus is.

Robert Hicks, in The Masculine Journey, addresses the simple yet profound question of “What is a man?” He outlines the various Hebrew words for man and gives helpful descriptors for each.

Which of the six stages of manhood are you in now?

Stage 1: Adam (Mankind)

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Engaging the Heart with Gospel

The gospel transforms every relationship from a heart level.  What could happen if we improved our ability to engage one another from the whole heart with the power of the gospel?

When the Bible talks about the “heart” it refers to our thoughts, choices, emotions and desires. To be fully human means we relate to God and others from our whole heart.  As men, it is easy to relate to … read on


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Dating your current Girlfriend

Son,

I’m excited to hear about you and [current girlfriend].  It is good to get to know different girls to see what qualities you like for a wife.  Dating is either for marriage preparation or for marriage destruction.

The things you are attracted to at your age in dating are most likely not the things which will make for a good marriage.

Some of the qualities which are most important … read on


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