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What Does Integrity Mean to You?

Before I started Transformational Impact LLC, I worked with my friend Ben Case. Ben is reputedly one of the best major gift fundraisers in the world, having helped nonprofits raise more than $4.8 billion in his 41 years in fundraising … Read more

Three Ways You Grow through Being Uncomfortable

I have two sons who are weightlifters. They like to work out together, and they lift a whole lot more than I remember lifting when I was their age. They enjoy pushing themselves to the point that it hurts. That’s … Read more

5 Things You Need to “Get” to Communicate Better

Communication is the single biggest problem area in any organization. Many times people do not think through their communications with others. As a result, communication breakdowns are common. But they can be overcome. It requires that you be intentional in … Read more

Self-Awareness Is Key to Good Leadership

If you are to become a good leader, self-awareness is something you must develop. In fact, self-awareness is one of the key fundamental building blocks of good leadership. There are many powerful and wealthy heads of companies in the world … Read more

How to Give a Real Apology

In today’s culture, you don’t often see people give a real apology. They don’t even acknowledge that they have done anything wrong. They make excuses for their behavior, and they try to skirt around the issue. As a result, they … Read more

What People Miss When Reading Biblical Narratives

When reading the scriptural accounts of the heroes of the faith, it’s easy to lose the most important lessons. I know I have read all of the biblical narratives at least ten or twelve times. But there are many things … Read more

Five Ways to Develop Better Relationships

Many people want to have better relationships in their life, but they are unwilling to do what needs to be done to develop them. Good relationships don’t just happen. They have to be carefully cultivated. If you will have better … Read more

How You Can Survive and Thrive in Constant Change

Change is here to stay. And not just change, but constant change. You can count on turbulence in your career. But how do you survive and thrive in the midst of an uncertain job market? First things first: The God … Read more

How to Have Staying Power for Long-Term Goals

When you have long-term goals, you need something to prevent you from quitting. That’s why it is important to have staying power. But how do you develop it? Your staying power is your ability to keep doing something for a … Read more

Why Information Flow is Essential to a Team

Information flow is essential to a healthy work environment.  Your team needs to know what’s going on so they feel part of the team. A limited information flow is dangerous to the health of a team.  When the information flow … Read more