Relevant Leadership Blog

What Do You Stand For?

Many years ago I heard the story of the son of King Louis XVI of France.  King Louis had been taken from his throne and imprisoned. Those who dethroned the king took his young son, the prince. They thought that inasmuch as the king’s son was heir to the throne, if they could destroy him morally, he would never realize the great and grand destiny that life had bestowed upon him. They took him to a community far away, and there they exposed the lad to every filthy and vile thing that life could offer. They exposed him to foods

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Leaders Are Proactive

I believe one of the biggest problems in our world is the epidemic of victim mentality. We place blame instead of taking responsibility. We are offended instead of being understanding. We make assumptions that are primarily negative. We play the victim too much! Leaders, however, are proactive. They take ownership of their life and don’t play the victim. I was reminded of this principle by a friend of mine this week who told me an experience she just had that was a wake up call. She was on vacation and decided to go to church in the city she was

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Design Your Life

Having just spent the last two weeks on vacation and thinking about all of the planning that went into our trips, I kept thinking about how much more time we need to spend planning our lives. Most people spend more time designing their vacation than they do their life, and yet they are unhappy with the life that comes by default. If you spend the time to decide what you really want out of life and design a plan to get it – you will begin to live on purpose and will be amazed at the results. To design your life

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