Category Archives: Leadership

3 Ways To Avoid Becoming The Next Amazon

The tech world has been abuzz since The New York Times article on Amazon’s work culture came out last week. The expose describes a performance first culture with little to no care for the toll it puts on employees and their families. One former employee said he has seen every person he works with crying […]

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Everyone Needs A Coach

I have written several times about the need for all leaders to have someone to lean on every once in awhile. In our small groups system at Cross Point, we called them coaches. Coaches are simply there to check in occasionally on leaders, and be a sounding board for any issues that might come up […]

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4 Reasons To Stay

When looking through resumes for an open position we are hiring, one of the first things I look at is length of time at each job. It almost doesn’t even matter what the job was. I want to see if this person is willing to commit long enough to be effective. I see a lot […]

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People Hate New

We have spent the last few weeks moving to a new house in downtown Nashville. Every time we move, I say “we are never moving again”, until I eventually forget the sweat and tears and we end up moving again. One of the most difficult parts about moving is the unfamiliarity with everything new. Silverware […]

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