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7 Practical Leadership Steps For Having Something To Offer

No argument, everything is received better these days when simplified. However, there seems to be a disconnect between how we as leaders, ministers, and friends think we are going to be able to offer something to someone with out putting in the truly complex, hard, and taxing work of figuring things out ourselves first! We need to get real about this – and while I’m not claiming expertise, hopefully these tips can help.

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We need to get honest about the hard thinking and the hard work that is involved in truly developing ourselves as people who “shine as lights in the world” of a crooked and twisted generation (Phil 2:15-16). Inside and outside our church, we have an obsession with “real” these days. Think about it, reality TV is everywhere and one of the harshest insults you can give these days is to say, “You’re fake!”

I fear we’re becoming a people who lean towards the fake ourselves though. Acting “nice” to compensate for our lack of real, solid, grounding in truth and hope to offer anyone. It’s time we get real from inside the church and tell people that it’s not as easy as it looks to be a person with actual substance. It takes work.

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4 Important Factors In Naming Your Blog, Website, Product or Service!

Your blog’s name has crippled you! Ok, so I don’t really know because I don’t know you and your blog, but then maybe that proves my point. It’s way more important than you think to get a good name, but you can do it! You’ll get all sorts of weird advice on this; some good and some just silly. Here’s my simple starter thoughts on this crucial step. You must have at least two of these! Lately I’ve been blogging …

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A Quick Update – 7/25/12

Admittedly, I slacked off on all my writing and posting last week. It stressed me a bit because I’m normally far enough ahead to cover missing some days, but I slacked for sure. I was on a needed vacation. A calm before a storm of crazy. So I wanted to write out a quick update for any and all interested supporters, friends, family and any other concerned citizen. I have a few big and exciting things on the horizon, and …

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Recent Readings – June(ish) 2012

Here’s a nice little list of a few of the more noteworthy or favorite things I’ve read as of late. Ok, it’s not just the month of June, but I’m allowed slack here since this is my first ever Recent Readings post. It’s reaching back through the archives a bit, but only barely, and I do actually read way more than this in a month. No doubt. GOOD ARTICLES FROM THE LAST FEW WEEKS Today Was Supposed to Be My …

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How To Get Rid Of Text-Enhance Spam Bug

Have you recently found your browser linking texts that shouldn’t be while you’re browsing web pages? Have you been tricked by this annoying spam bug, that’s actually a rogue extension, while you thought you were clicking a helpful link in a trusted favorite website?

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Congrats on making an extremely deceptive and annoying linking software!

I did, and then I figured out how to fix this problem just in time before punching my computer screen. So I thought I’d share the easiest way you’ll find (especially for Chrome users). Oh, it also works for removing the silly Coupon Offers corner pop up / drop down list as well – for me at least.

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Good-O-Meter. Good Enough For Heaven?

CAN YOU BE GOOD ENOUGH TO MAKE IT INTO HEAVEN? Just a fun little video for the day. It’s wacky, yes, but it does serve it’s purpose of countering the notion that you can be “good enough” to make it into heaven. It simply points out that Jesus is the only way to heaven. That’s all it was made for, so that’s all it says. Enjoy it for what it’s worth. :)

Top 10 Reasons For Declaring A Predictable Blog Schedule And Content

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I’m supposing that you write not only for pleasure but also for purpose, and you’d like people to engage your content. I’m supposing that you’re wondering how to grow as a writer, grow your blog community and engagement, increase your blog traffic, your SEO ranking, and your reliability as a resource. I’m also, supposing you read my first article on How To Keep Your Blog Alive, Grow As A Writer, And Build Your Community and maybe this is why you’re on this one now.

Then, supposing those are all true, I think you’re here to know the benefits and reasons for setting and declaring a schedule and specific content focuses for your blog. So I have 10 of ’em for you in no particular order!

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How To Keep Your Blog Alive, Grow As A Writer, And Build Community

You thought blogging would be a fun past time and everyone would beg you to do it again and again, right? Didn’t happen. Maybe you don’t care. Maybe you really do only write “for the fun of it.” Maybe. Odds are though, even if that is part of the reason, and I certainly hope it is, it likely isn’t the full reason if you’ll be honest with yourself. Most writers want to be read! That’s the point! So how do …

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The Majesty’s Men

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I serve as the Director and Editor-In-Chief of The Majesty’s Men, a multi-faceted ministry and brand I founded in 2013 focused on facilitating friendship and mentoring between Christian. TMM is made up of an online community and blog, a network of exemplary men and their sites, a brand and shop, resources, and, most importantly, a growing network of localized face-to-face communities.

I build the site, manage our accounts and volunteers, lead the editing, and lead in strategy and marketing for TMM. It has been a wonderful and super challenging learning experience over the years and I have many more plans for the future!

The best way to get to know TMM is to hop over to the site and check it out.

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Let me know if you have any questions about it! I’d be glad to chat.

I write and work in other locations around the internet. You can catch all my other articles on my Published Elsewhere page, but for my other sites and properties I run, you can just hit these images below to hop over to them in a new window:

SOZO.DO

My work hub for most of my web development, marketing, and consulting with cause-driven businesses and ministries.

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Elasson.com

A super simple blog I use for writing thoughts on personal development and the tension I live in of working in both “ministry and marketplace” work.

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TheMajestysMen.com

A large community website and network I founded with numerous Godly men writing and producing content for the goal of encouraging and equipping one another to be the leaders God has called us to be as men of God.

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