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Everyone is a leader. Lead to last on Andy

Lead to Last

You are a leader. I have a simple philosophy about leadership. You are a leader. Everyone is a leader. I don’t care who you are. I don’t care what you do in life. I don’t care where you’ve come from or where you are heading. You are a leader. You may be a mom leading […]

Permission is trust. Trust is earned by Andy Bondurant

Mother May I?

BOLD ideas This year, I’m consistently journaling my thoughts, ideas, concerns, prayers. This new habit also has me looking back at old thoughts. I recently came across this quote – Too often we get God ideas, but we ask the wrong people for permission.  -Jon Acuff It is from the Orange Conference almost two years ago. Jon […]

transform: there is a fine line between sharing from the heart and sharing for my heart -andy bondurant

Transform | No strings attached.

Not so clever Most times I like to start off with some clever story about my past, something I’ve read or some hilarious thing my kid’s done. I’m not so clever today. I have a couple of quotes, a Jesus story and a big idea – transform. Stay with me. Hypocrisy. And in his teaching he […]

It's time to cross over. It's a point of no return on

Jordan: Point of No Return

The Crisis Moment Israel stands at a place all of us find ourselves at moments in time of life. They are at the edge of the Jordan River. They are prepared to enter the famed “Promised Land”. Everything in life is finally turning their way. Then they encounter the people of the land – giants […]

Sorry. I am doing a GREAT work by Andy Bondurant

Best of the Best

Only the Best! I don’t often do this. In fact, I haven’t ever done it on this site, but I thought it time. Today, I am sharing with you the top posts over the last 3 months at These are the posts you’ve visited the most. You’ve come across them on Facebook, Twitter or […]

Andy Bondurant on Tribes in the Mockingjay

Tribes: kiss you, kill you or be you

The Mockingjay Somehow life has gotten flipped around on me. When my kids were young, I was the one who took them to see the movies. Usually it was a movie I could have brought a book to, it was so bad. Never-the-less, I was the one who took the kids to the movies. Kia never […]

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It’s a SNAP on WordPress!

WordPress Love I love using WordPress. It is as easy or as deep as you want it to be. You can spend minutes or hours depending on your need and level of expertise. It’s a great fit for me. If you need a website – for anything – I highly recommend giving WordPress a shot. […]

How you respond to dopamine and cortisol determine how you lead

Oh man, that feels good!

My drug of choice. My last post, I summarized a portion of Simon Sinek’s book, Leaders Eat Last. In it he contends as a culture we are increasingly becoming addicted to 2 natural chemicals in our body – dopamine and cortisol. Every time you achieve something find or something you are looking for you receive shot of dopamine. Cortisol […]

EDSO from Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

My Drug of Choice.

My addiction. Last week, I finished Simon Sinek’s book, Leaders Eat Last (for you keeping track at home, I’ve now started and finished 3 books in 2015. Working on 2 more right now). When it comes to our religious and spiritual views, Sinek and I aren’t compatible. He writes Leaders from the perspective of man being an evolved animal. I don’t […]

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Don’t get it confused… This weekend I had a discussion with a friend who is the CFO of a magazine franchise operating both locally and throughout the United States. Their business model which operates on the sales of advertising to businesses in local markets. To highlight the importance of this model for their salespeople, they […]