In our effort to help churches succeed, The Rocket Company will be live blogging from this week’s Catalyst Conference.  As you know, the Catalyst team puts on a series of labs on Wednesday prior to the main sessions beginning on Thursday.  The afternoon session concluded with 34 Leadership Quotes And Lessons from Bryan Loritts, Founding Pastor of Fellowship Bible Church in Memphis.…

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Recently, Brad Lomenick gave us two complimentary tickets to this week’s Catalyst Conference to pass on to one of our best customers. I want to thank our good friend Brad Lomenick and the Catalyst team for their generosity.   So, we’re going to hold a contest!!!  One of our lucky customers is going to receive…

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Communicating is a lot like selling.  But instead of selling products or services, you’re selling ideas. Whether it’s communicating an idea, a concept, a product, a service, an event, or a cause; it all starts when someone sells something.  But people make a lot of mistakes in this area. The #1 mistake I see is…

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My friend and co-worker Jake Dudley has a passion to rid the world of Lonely Leaders. I connect with Jake’s passion because I’ve been one.  Lonely leadership is miserable. I’ve heard John Maxwell say that leadership shouldn’t ever be lonely because leaders take people with them. While I agree with this, there are times when…

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I am a hungry learner. I am constantly listening to podcasts, reading articles and pursuing mentors. Every thing I learn says something like: Do what only you can do Lead from your strengths Delegate your weaknesses While I agree with all three statements, they aren’t complete. When we were starting our organization, I immediately wanted…

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Thanks to The Rocket Company, I am attending the Willow Creek Global Leadership Summit for the next two days.  In an effort to help fulfill our mission of helping churches succeed, I will be bringing some of the top leadership lessons from the incredible faculty the WCA has assembled. As is its custom, Willow Creek…

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My mom used to say God gave you two ears and only one mouth because He wanted you to listen twice as much as you talk.     As a professional communicator, it’s easy to forget that advice.   But Mom was right (she usually is).     That’s why the secret weapon at getting…

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