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In many cases a master craftsperson has moved through a definitive and structured process in order to master a craft. Usually, a master craftsperson started out being an apprentice to someone who is deemed a master craftsperson. An apprentice serves for a number of years, and during this time an...
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I Need Your Help

On September 29, 2018 I will be facilitating The Trust Bubble, a leadership development session hosted by MinistryLift, an organization that provides customized leadership training through the Mennonite Brethren Seminary at Trinity Western University. Most leaders are aware that building and enhancing trust might be the greatest asset to the... Read More

Let the Rain Pour Down to Renew Refresh Revitalize

This morning I woke up to the resounding sound of torrential rain pounding on the tin roof of the Wellspring Foundation for Education apartment. It seems as though each time I am in Kigali Rwanda there is at least one storm where the rain pours down to renew refresh and revitalize. ... Read More

Requesting Assistance and Support

My thanks and appreciation to the Lead Change Group for publishing this post on July 10, 2018. An Indispensable Leadership Strength Anxiety reared as I contemplated the crossing of a lengthy suspension bridge. This crossing, for many, may just be a mundane experience. Yet for someone who has always experienced an overwhelming... Read More

Knowledge Is Not Enough, Wisdom Is Everything

I am in my head a lot. I spend a lot of time reading, reflecting and writing. I pride myself in gaining knowledge and see myself as a life long learner. Currently, I am truly being humbled though as I learn that knowledge is not enough, wisdom is everything. The... Read More

A Smooth Change Initiative Never Made a Skilled Leader

When you are looking at introducing and implementing a new change initiative you usually encounter three distinct groups. There will be a group who will totally embrace the initiative and support it. These are your champions. The second group, and one that constitutes the largest number, are the fence sitters.... Read More

A Strong Foundation Is Necessary For Leadership Growth

A plant needs time to take root. Roots have to firmly take hold before the plant can bloom and flourish. Your leadership journey is the same. You cannot rush a plant so do not try to rush your leadership quest. Let your leadership be anchored in a solid foundation firmly... Read More