Chad Gonzales

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Think Like Jesus: 40 Days to Creating a Miracle Mindset

As a Christian, we have all been called to do the works of Jesus, but in order to do the works of Jesus, we must have the mind of Jesus. In this …

How to Clear the Toxic Culture in Your Church

One Sunday after church I stopped for gas. As I walked into the gas station to pay for my fuel, I decided to purchase a taquito. Now, I should have …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? This Legendary Football Coach Nails It With 1 Brilliant Sentence

A profound quote decades old, it's even more applicable in today's social economy.<p>A few days ago, I was listening to a Higher Purpose podcast where the host, Kevin Monroe, asked his guest JeffHarmon, a leadership coach and author of <i>The Anatomy of a Principled Leader</i>, about the challenges of using …

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

Why Communicating Vision is the Single Most Important Thing You Can Do

As the CEO of a 45 person company, communicating my vision has been at times difficult for me. I can see clearly where I want to take the business, but communicating this with everyone on my team is more difficult, especially since we are spread across several offices. In 10+ years, my startup has …

Living Rooms

27 tips to be a better public speaker

For many, public speaking is right up there with dying on the list of things people hate or fear most. But at some point in your professional life, …

Public Speaking

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Research Shows This 1 Rare Habit Totally Separates Successful Leaders From All Others

This may be cringeworthy but the research doesn't lie.<p>When it comes to choosing a leadership philosophy that will turn employees into loyal and committed high-performers, who will then win over loyal and committed customers time and time again, you can't beat Servant Leadership.<p>In fact, the …

Top 5 Biggest Failures as a Husband

One of the biggest failures in my marriage was the season when Stephana and I didn’t date as a married couple. We understood the importance of …

Why Most People Will Never Be Successful

“Success” isn’t just having lots of money. Many people with lots of money have horribly unhappy and radically imbalanced lives.<p>Success is …

3 Ways to stop snapping at your husband

<i>Being a wife is hard, and I am definitely not very good at it! But, when I’m about to say something hurtful to my husband, I’ve started asking myself</i> …

The Only Way to Remember Everything You Have Read

Our brains aren’t made to remember everything that we encounter. Unless you’re one of the rare individuals who has a photographic memory, it’s likely …

The Money Series: It’s Not the ’80s Anymore! It’s Time to Talk About Church Giving

I know I’m giving my age away, but I’m a child of the ’80s. Those were my teen years. I met my wife, Emily, during those years. I graduated from high …

Want to Be a Mentally Tough Leader? Develop These 6 Habits | Inc.com

Mentally strong individuals are also some of the best leaders. Not because of a specific style, but because the traits of a mentally strong individual are transferable across multiple spectrums of life.<p>When it comes to leadership, it can be executed through a multitude of models and styles.<p>With …

Employment

How to Tell if A New Volunteer is Truly a Leader (Or Simply a Doer)

I recently surveyed 1400 small and mid-sized church pastors to find out what they struggle with most as their church grows.They overwhelmingly …

If You’re Tired of Doing Everything Yourself As a Leader, Read This

Tired of doing everything yourself?Most leaders are. And yet we feel we have to do it or it won’t get done right, or maybe it won’t get done at all. …

When To Panic and When NOT to Panic When People Leave Your Church

Most leaders I know fear losing people.I do.And I’ll bet you do.After all, you spend a lot of your time trying to build your ministry.When it comes …

10 Reasons Even Committed Church Attenders Are Attending Church Less Often

It comes up in a surprising number of conversations these days. And no one’s quite sure how to respond to it.<p>The issue? Even <i>committed</i> church …

The Top 7 Reasons Guests Return To Your Church

The most common reason people check out your church is someone invited them.The most common reason people leave your church is they don’t feel …

5 Lies We Learned When We Were Younger (That We Still Live By Today)

In 1914, the great inventor Thomas Edison experienced a devastating hardship. His entire laboratory burned down to the ground, and several years …

3 Tips To Lead Your Team Through Any Transition | Inc.com

Some people are born to lead.<p>You know them, you've met them. They're the reluctant, unsuspecting heroes in every "sky is falling / we're all gonna die unless we can find a natural-born-leader" movie that you've ever seen.<p>Luckily, for those of us not starring in the next Michael Bay explosion-fest, …

Leadership

3 Ways to Be a Leader, Not a Manager | Inc.com

<i>Commentary by Kammi Skrzypek, head of northern territory at Farmers Insurance</i><p>As a small business owner, you likely play many roles in your company. Unless you work entirely on your own, one of your most important roles is to lead your team.<p>And for many of us, this may not come naturally. I've found …

Leadership

5 phrases your boss is dying to hear you say

Fact: At some point, every one of us has (or had) a boss.<p>In so many ways, we look to them to have all the answers. At every rung in the ladder, we …

12 Words and Phrases Intelligent People Never Say | Inc.com

Have you ever had a conversation and said something that you immediately regret?<p>It's happened to the best of us at one point or another, but that's not usually the norm for intelligent people who carefully select their words before saying them out loud.<p>Unfortunately, since there are so many of us …

Emotional Intelligence

'It's not about the job title': A Marine explains how to lead when you're not the boss

Angie Morgan is a Marine veteran who is a coauthor, along with Courtney Lynch and Sean Lynch, of the new book "Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success." Here Morgan explains how you can lead when you are not the boss. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>So leadership is about</i> …

3 Ways to Encourage an Ownership Mindset in Your Employees

Your company grows by leaps when you get buy-in from team members and help them see their potential to lead from within.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Nothing will grow your business exponentially like team leaders who take ownership of the mission.<p>Nine years ago, my …

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3 Things You Should Never Forget Once You Are Married

Each day when I log onto Facebook one of the first things I see is a Facebook Memory. Each memory is something I or someone else posted to Facebook …