Venturing

Your Venture Mid-Flight Checklist

One thing I’ve found to be helpful in pursuing a venture--no matter its form--is to occasionally take a mid-flight assessment. The key question to ask is this: Is pursuing this venture the best way to ...

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    Is your mastery a mystery? “I don’t know what I’m good at.” I hear that comment a lot. I’ve often even thought it myself. There’s a lot of ...
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Transitions

A self-intervention guide for your mid-purpose crisis

A self-intervention guide for your mid-purpose crisis | LearyGates.com
Do you feel like you’re stuck in your career or a venture you once thought had so much promise? In my last post, I shared some of the key indicators I’ve noticed in myself when ...

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Productivity

Four thieves of good intention

Four thieves of good intention
As summer winds down, a lot of us take a look at what we haven’t accomplished among the myriad vacations and barbecues and nice days spent out in the sun. And we recommit: September 1st ...

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Leadership

The Practices of a Non-Linear Leader

The Practices of a Non-Linear Leader
Most of us are linear thinkers. We think: first this, then that. In fact, the first big disruption most of us faced in our lives was when we graduated from school. Now what? 

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Reflecting

A self-intervention guide for your mid-purpose crisis

A self-intervention guide for your mid-purpose crisis | LearyGates.com
Do you feel like you’re stuck in your career or a venture you once thought had so much promise? In my last post, I shared some of the key indicators I’ve noticed in myself when ...

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Recommendations

Review: “The Way Back” by Phil Cooke & Jonathan Bock

The Way Back by Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock
The Way Back by Phil Cooke & Jonathan Bock is a call to reexamine our attitudes and actions as believers, and reengage in ways that can truly transform our culture.

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