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  If you asked a beginner coach what a great coach does really well, the beginner coach will likely respond with “Ask great questions.” But if you ask a seasoned coach what a great coach does really well, they will very likely respond with “Listen well.” Asking and listening are the twin, interrelated skills that

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  How does innovation happen? Usually by surprise. We often say, “You’ve stumbled onto something,” which means you got there by accident. You meant to step one direction, but something unseen made you step in a new direction. Then when you looked into this new direction, you were overwhelmed with all the possibilities. Helping people

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  Recently, a church hired me to help them transition after the unexpected death of their pastor. My heart broke for them as they grieved this tremendous loss. As I pastored them, it became apparent that they were grieving more than they were transitioning. The congregation had dwindled due to COVID, division, and death until

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  Nearly 100 years ago, Carl Jung developed a handy way to understand human personality.  His theory was later developed in the basis of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, an assessment for clarifying one’s personality preferences along four dichotomies: Energy: does one gain and direct energy outward (Extrovert) or inward (Introvert)? Information: does one gather and

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  My friend Doug Foltz, Senior Director of Project Development for Stadia Church Planting, recently wrote a short piece called “The Death of Church Planting.” I want to share it with you and see what it evokes in you. There are all kinds of death that we experience. Our grief can inspire us to new

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  Mention the word “coach” to a group and a host of images will pop into the collective mind. Some will think of a former high school athletic coach; others will think of a life coach they saw on Oprah; and a few will think of the executive business coach who writes books and helps

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