5 Questions That Help You Succeed

Success is defined as “the achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted” in the American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, and there are 5 key questions that you must ask yourself if you want to succeed.


The Power of Accountability

Do you have someone keeping you accountable in certain areas of your life? Are there others in your life that you keep accountable? I am up at 10:48 after the busiest week of my year and a really long day to boot because of the power of accountability. A couple of weeks ago I had […]


Leaders Pass on a Desire to Know God | Episode #44

Leaders pass on a desire to know God through his word. If we aren’t passing on the basics to others, I don’t know that we are leading.


My Personal Leadership Values

I am working on my personal leadership values specifically as I think about leading my staff, and volunteer staff. This is a first draft. Any feedback you have would be welcomed. Buddy Rathmell Leadership Values *Passion for Christ *Each of us is responsible for the development of our own spiritual lives though we will encourage […]


Reading Right – How to Get the Most from a book.

Effective leaders maintain an aptitude for learning throughout all of life. Show me a great leader, and I’ll show you a hungry learner. The old Irish proverb is true: “You have to do your own growing, no matter how tall your grandfather is.”


Looking out for the good of others

Thinking about the definition of leadership from the last post that is under girded with the desire for success of everyone that is around us kind of through me for a loop yesterday. In my 6 ½ years in the land of great customer service, Japan, (minus the fact that they lie from time to […]