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Everyone Needs a Professional Library

One thing I noticed over and over during the pandemic was that professionals working from home often conducted zoom meetings with bookcases in the background. I confess I would attempt to read the titles and they were often professional books. A professional library! I believe every young leader would benefit from having their own professional […] Read More

Hero on a Mission   

Hero on a Mission: A Path to a Meaningful Life by Don Miller If you have ever felt “stuck” in life or you are not sure you are on the right path, the book Hero on Mission: A Path to Meaningful Life, by Don Miller will help you realize you have the power to create […] Read More

An Effective Gap Year Might Be For You

A gap year between high school and college can provide a great opportunity for real life experiences and personal growth that can’t be learned in a classroom. I’d like to share some ideas for your consideration: A Gap Year can be beneficial in many ways. Did you know Harvard University has encouraged newly accepted students […] Read More

Simplifying the Money Conversation: Four Hs of Financial Wisdom by Ron Blue

If you or someone you know needs coaching on handling finances with godly wisdom, broken down into easy-to-understand terms, look no further than this booklet by Ron Blue. We at Launch Leadership Development believe being a good leader means being great at self-management, which includes managing your finances wisely. This booklet is a quick read […] Read More

The Power of Outcome Thinking

Another helpful tool gleaned from David Allen’s productivity book Getting Things Done is the practice of outcome thinking.  Outcome thinking fits with Stephen Covey’s advice of “beginning with the end in mind”. Knowing where you want to go and the results you want to achieve is the starting place for any successful endeavor. How David […] Read More

Stress Management: A Key to Self-Care

Life will always have stressful moments, but being a leader brings many opportunities for stress! At Launch Leadership Development, we know self-care is an important component of self-management.Today I would like to touch on the topic of stress and give you strategies to use in these two areas: Identify Sources of stress: Take a moment […] Read More

The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson

We at Launch Leadership Development have found another great book to add to your professional library – The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson. This commentary is based on his 8th Anniversary addition, which has additional chapters and has been updated. The Slight Edge teaches that it’s the little daily habits performed consistently every day that […] Read More

How to Prioritize and Stay on Top of Your Tasks

We at Launch Leadership Development want to help you be effective and efficient with your tasks. Being able to prioritize tasks well is a valuable skill worth learning, my friend, and we have a system worth sharing today. This prioritizing system will take you through a step-by-step process to stay on top of your tasks: […] Read More

Be a Life-long Learner

By now you have likely heard the phrase “Be a life-long learner” but let’s explore what it really means to be a life-long learner. A reality check often happens when young adults start a new job they have presumably prepared themselves for the previous four to five years, and discover they have a lot more […] Read More

Rocket Fuel     A book summary

We at Launch-Leadership Development have found another great leadership book we would like to share with you. The book Rocket Fuel, by Gino Wickman and Mark C. Winters, presents the idea that if a business owner will design their team with two major roles at the top, they will gain traction like never before and […] Read More

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