Readings

Six Great Questions We Must Ask

My good friend and colleague, Zach Snyder was nice enough to transcribe these six questions from an Andy Stanley podcast.  Click here to listen or download the podcast.  Having a standard game plan for evaluating the success of meetings is so key.  We are in the midst of a meeting heavy time right now and our folks are at the breaking point.  We as leaders cannot afford to ask people to give up time for something where there is no solid growth, momentum or Continue reading

The Power of a Book Study

Reading a book as a leadership group is a transformative experience… it just is.

The leadership team here at Western Excelsior has been reading Simple Excellence by Zak and Waddell.  Each week a different member leads the discussion around pizza or ribs as we cover the content of one or two chapters.

We work hard to keep the discussion focused on the text.  Its not a surprise to hear someone clear their throat and call out “What do we think about when they said, ‘___________’ here on page ____?” to politely redirect a conversation careening down a rat-trail.

There is something liberating about Continue reading