Category: Leadership

coach lantz howard

The Next Level Requires This One Thing

I love dreaming, planning, and putting my futuristic Strengths Finder gift to work during this season. I can anticipate and articulate organizational and personal goals well. I can see beyond the short-term anxiety and dream about what could be during the next season. At the same time, I easily get ahead in evaluating past and current circumstances that may…
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The War Going on with Ambitious Men

Life has a way of wearing us down. Draining our energy. Making us exhausted.  What do we do when we are tired?  The desire for love and life is not the same. The discipline to train our mind, body, and soul for transformation has been given over to the toxicity of the never-ending pursuit of success. …
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What is the difference between dangerously tired and being tired? 

I have a confession to make.  Prior to falling hard during my time as an Executive Minister I had on my calendar a scheduled day each month for intentional rest, solitude, and active listening. (This was different from a day off or a Sabbath. In fact, it was in red on Wednesday in my Google calendar.)…
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leadership and making your bed

What does making your bed have to do with life and leadership?

Can I be honest? This morning I got frustrated that I had to make the bed… I wake up every day before my wife and it puts me in a position unable to make our bed.  I have noticed though that our bed gets made every day. For most, it makes no sense to make your bed.…
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does discipline equal freedom

Does discipline equal freedom?

You may be familiar with this common tagline or quote made popular by Jocko Willink and his outstanding book Extreme Ownership: How Navy Seals Lead and Win. Jocko says, “Discipline Equals Freedom.” (Aristotle said “through discipline comes freedom.)  What does that mean? To better understand one’s worldview and values a good coach will circle back and clarify their belief.…
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The Dark Side of Leadership and Why You Feel Like a Poser

In my personal quest for leadership, success, and providing for the family I chased climbing the ladder of success. Our fourth girl had just been born and I was one year into being the Executive Minister at a church. I was climbing the ladder and I ended up in a place where my interior life…
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christian coaching for men

4 Simple Steps to Redeem Your Time

The little black box known as your phone seems to be interrupting every inch of our life.  We have justified our usage and addiction but consider the following.  Here are a few questions for reflection: Is your phone the first thing you look at in the morning? How often do you go to the bathroom…
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top gun and leadership

18 Leadership Lessons from Top Gun: Maverick

You don’t need to yell at everyone in an attempt to be diverse. Be diverse. There is no manual for leading with heart. Throw the book away and discover what is happening on the inside.  Everyone needs a listening ear and a strong presence that brings out their best.  Love is what makes you human. …
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7 Principles to Help You Lead in Uncertain Times

Gas prices are at an all-time high. Inflation is on the rise. Tech companies are making cuts. Food shortage is coming. Leading through difficult times will require a new leader. Here are seven principles that will help you lead during these uncertain times. 1. Hope is the leader’s playbook. Hope happens when we know the direction…
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professional coach for men

How to Overcome Anxiety and Lead an Adventure

The world seems to be headed for a cliff. Pressure. Death. Grief. Confusion.  This creates overwhelm for all of us. Do you feel it? Anxiety? Tired? Why does this happen? We get off track when we don’t have a clear vision and purpose for the direction of our life. What we often choose to do is allow…
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