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Leadership Allergies: Part 2

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | September 6, 2019

Part 2: Time Wasted   Last week we discussed a healthy, though often times underdiscussed, aspect of the leadership journey. It is something called ‘leadership allergies.’ Which can be defined as an adverse reaction to that which is unhelpful to a leader’s development and/or ability to maximize their capacity. The more the leader cares about […]

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Leadership Allergies: Part 1

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | August 27, 2019

It’s been said many times in many different ways, leaders have the ability to envision what could and should be, and then take the necessary steps for that vision to become reality. In other words:    the kind that doesn’t settle for “good enough”   the approach that believes no obstacle is too big   the […]

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You + 10= ____

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | August 20, 2019

My brother just crossed the Rubicon called your 40th birthday (sorry to rat you out bro but dang you are getting old)! Anyways, his wife asked those closest to him to write a letter that she would then present to him on the big day. I decided to write mine from the perspective of what I hope […]

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By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | August 14, 2019

An open plea to rising seniors to become rising change-makers.     I write this having spent nearly 20 years encouraging and equipping students to step foot on their high school campuses for the glory of God being unashamed of Jesus. Each year I encourage, try to ask thought-provoking questions, and seek to build up […]

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Alive and Free: Part 2

By Ryan McDermott | July 16, 2019

Here is Part 1 if you missed last week’s!    So here is the question… What are you wearing? What are the grave clothes that you are bound up by? What is your ANYTHING that holds you back from EVERYTHING God has for you? See grave clothes are different for each of us. Just like […]

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Alive and Free

By Ryan McDermott | July 16, 2019

This week, from sea to shining sea, people will gather with family, friends, strangers, and neighbors to celebrate something indispensable to our identity as a nation… our freedom.    For a moment, it will sound like kids running, laughing, and jumping in pools… It will smell like hamburgers and hot dogs coming in off the grill… […]

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Defining Leadership

By Ryan McDermott | May 28, 2019

What exactly makes someone a leader?  I ask myself that question quite a bit. Maybe you do as well.  John Maxwell has famously said, “Leadership is influence,” and he most certainly is right.  Is there more?  One of my favorite leaders in scripture is Nehemiah. I imagine that many of you are familiar with his […]

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A Letter to the Class of 2019

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | May 15, 2019

An open letter to the graduating Class of 2019,   I write this from my office in Orlando, FL fully aware of the annual celebratory tradition called ‘graduation’ that is taking place across the country. Each year I sit in front of my glowing screen and tap away at the keys in hopes of encouraging, perhaps […]

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Practical Dreaming

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | May 7, 2019

“WHAT WOULD YOU DO FOR THE GLORY OF GOD IF YOU KNEW YOU WOULD NOT FAIL?!” Dr. Jay Strack declares in a booming voice. There you sit, in a sea of young, like-minded, optimistic leaders with thoughts running through your brain at an adrenaline-charged pace. Your mind races with floods of ideas or maybe one […]

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To One End Alone

By Brent Crowe, Ph.D | April 16, 2019

The boxes don’t fit anymore The categories have all gone topsy-turvy  There used to be an invisible line Erased There used to be a code whispered among us Silence There was once a path made straight Crooked Competitive chaos now surrounds  Hypocritical compromise now abounds  Gone are the days of God and his ways Now […]

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