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?
    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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  • 5 things that shut down your idea factory
    5 things that shut down your idea factory You’re an idea factory. Every day a thought might run through your mind that is truly remarkable, perhaps even life-changing. It’s vital that ...
  • If money were no object
    If money were no object Here’s a question you’ve likely been asked before: If money were no object, what would you do? If that question stumps you, good! ...

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

Feeling burned out? Here’s your recovery plan.

Your burnout recovery plan
Burnout. It’s that heavy emotional and physical exhaustion that you feel from prolonged stress. Stay in it long enough and you’ll not only lose sleep, you’ll lose resilience and vitality in your overall health.

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Leadership

Are you growing as a leader?

Are you growing as a leader?
Henry Ford famously said, “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.” As a leader, you know how important learning is to stay ahead of the game. ...

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Reflecting

What is God trying to teach me?

What is God teaching me?
When adversity strikes, we often wonder why. We’re tempted to search for immediate answers in hopes of returning life to normal. We may ask ourselves, “What’s God trying to teach me in this?”

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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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