Entries by Gary Hedges

Freedom Requires Restriction

DON’T MESS WITH MY FREEDOM! I don’t get to do all that much, but I love to travel and I love excitement.  So, I’m enamored with Atlanta’s Spaghetti Junction.  With my recent forays into hang gliding and glider lessons.  And flying in general.  These things are edgy.  They give me a sense of freedom, but […]

Needed: Principled Leadership

Which is more important: principle or expediency? Think through that question while join me into this excursion with leaders. Although I listen to a fair amount of political discussion, I seldom write of it. But in the last few days, with the election cycle heating up in anticipation of fall mid-term elections, I am becoming […]

Never Too Late?

It’s something you’ve wanted all your life. Time has slipped away. You’ve never pulled the trigger on your dream. Pride or despair, perhaps, has kept you from reaching out for the resources that were within reach. It now seems hopeless.

Why Do I Need You?

It’s a conundrum…we want a sense of well-being, but naturally (for most of us) resist accountability. I witnessed a perfect picture of this antipathy just this morning. I was sitting in church taking Papa responsibilities for my 7 and 4 year old male grandchildren. Nathaniel, the 7 y.o., has a quieter personality, somewhat reflective and […]

7-In-1 Benefits of Assessments

Personality assessments have become standard fair in the Human Resources and Coaching world, the number of such assessments exploding more every year. Still, some in the Jewish and Christian traditions feel that those tools are too self-focused and therefore, somehow undermining the desired theocentric focus of their lives.

Christmas Leadership Principles

What Do Jonathan Gruber, Osama Bin Laden, Steve Jobs and Jesus Have in Common? Programs and projects can sometimes be better understood, especially in terms of principles and operations by better understanding the designer. Recent times have given us such widely diverse examples as Jonathan Gruber, Angie Hicks, Osama Bin Laden, Billy Graham and Steve […]