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Archive for July 2009

Defining Self (Part 2)

July 31, 2009

“Okay,” you might be saying, “I understand that I need to be more self-aware, so that I can be more clearly defined, so that I can lead more effectively. But how do I go about doing this? I’ve taken lots of surveys in the past.”  Let’s think for a moment what specifically it is we’re […]

Free Resources

July 29, 2009

On July 28, 2009 many of the resources that were once “resources for fee” on our website are now “resources for FREE”. In our ongoing effort to equip, inspire and guide churches and church leaders on a journey of transformation we decided to make 90% of our resources available to you at no charge. We […]

The Understanding of My Self (Part 1)

July 27, 2009

It has been interesting to me, as a clinical psychologist, how all of us set goals for ourselves – physical, spiritual, emotional, mental, occupational – and then go about blocking ourselves from achieving these goals. How can this be? Our inner lives constitute a complexity that must be better understood and mastered in order that […]

My New Book – Chapter One, Part Six

July 21, 2009

In this book, I will share many stories that illustrate how Tom Cousins exemplified the principles of the Leadership Triangle. But, for now, let’s just capture a snapshot view of East Lake in 2009. East Lake Meadows is now the Villages of East Lake, with 542 mixed income housing units. Half of the units are […]

Rediscovering Community

July 3, 2009

I don’t know about your church, but the current economic storm hit my congregation pretty hard.  It began last December with a blast of cold and snowy weather; quite unusual for the Pacific Northwest.  Attendance was way down and so was giving.  Our usual end-of-the-year boost never materialized.  Things didn’t improve in January as we […]