Tag Archive: Communication

Christmas is an Accommodation

The first Christmas is God adapting to humanity. Representatives of Church-world like to talk about adjusting our attitudes and behaviors to God. But Christmas is an accommodation. Accommodation overcomes distance. Thank you for… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Hired to Get Them In Shape

Dear Dan, I’ve followed your blog for along time and have used many of your thought-provoking ideas. But I have run into something I’ve never come across before and would appreciate your thoughts.… Continue reading

Are You the Captain of the Titanic

Disconnected leaders are captains on the Titanic.  Comfortable disconnection in the present signals failure in the future. Isolation may feel comfortable – especially in difficult situations – but it sinks leaders and organizations.  … Continue reading

7 Ways to Say, “No,” When It’s Easier to Say, “Yes”

Tough and mean are two different things. Mean is uncaring. You don’t have to choose between a caring heart and tough decision. 7 Ways to say, “No.” #1. Declare good intentions. “I’d love… Continue reading

People Can’t See Your Heart When You’re Lost in Your Head

I can not notice people. I want to notice, but I’m easily distracted. People can’t see your heart, when you’re lost in your head. It doesn’t matter if you want to notice people.… Continue reading

One Leader’s Surprising Experience with One-on-Ones

One of my coaching clients is developing his skill at holding one-on-ones with his management team. He’s learning you don’t have to choose between strong relationships and great results.  Strong relationships fuel great… Continue reading