Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Black Adam

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As usual, the latest DC comic book movie is creating divisive opinions. There are moviegoers who say that Black Adam is a fantastic movie (myself included). Then, there are those who say that Black Adam is a hot mess. I don’t know what movie they saw, but it’s not the one I watched.

Who or what is Black Adam? The comic book character of Black Adam (played by Dwayne The Rock Johnson in the movie) dates back to 1945. He was an ancient Pharaoh who was granted the powers of Shazam (remember the fantastic Zachary Levi movie Shazam? That’s the power!). In much the same way, Black Adam, or as he is called throughout the film Teth-Adam (I’ll call him Black Adam in this article), was corrupted by the power when he saw his wife and son murdered.

What Does Good Leadership Look Like For Trucking Companies?

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Trucking companies are the backbone of society. So many businesses depend on getting their goods from A to B, safely into the hands of their customers. Without trucking companies, this wouldn’t be possible. If you’re the owner of a business like this, you need to learn how to lead your team. It can sometimes feel as though you don’t have to do much – surely, you just let your driver’s driver around in trucks, right? 

Wrong! Instead, this is what good leadership looks like for trucking businesses: 

5 Ways To Pray For The Team You Lead

Prayer should be a part of every believer’s lifestyle. Prayer keeps you close to God and is like a direct line to Him.

Many leaders want to pray for their teams. They desire to see their team prosper, be successful, and grow.

Man bowing his head to pray

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Discovering how or what to pray for their team can be challenging. Today, I want to make it a little less difficult for you.

Keep reading to discover five ways to pray for the team you lead as a Christian leader.

5 Ways To Pray For The Team You Lead

1. Pray for wisdom:

The wisest man to ever live, King Solomon, could have prayed for wealth, fame, and more. Instead, King Solomon asked God to give him wisdom.

Pray that God increases the understanding of your people. That He opens their eyes and gives them insight beyond human comprehension.

Taking the Edge Off When It Comes to Networking

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Business networking is one of the most important aspects of any successful business. However, it can also be one of the most stressful. If you’re not used to networking, it can be challenging to know what to say or how to act. This blog post will discuss some tips for taking the edge off when it comes to networking, how to prepare for a networking event, what to say when you meet someone new, and how to make the most of your time at the event. Follow these tips, and you’ll be on your way to networking success!

1) Preparation is key:

Before you go to a networking event, take some time to prepare. Research the event and the people who will be attending. This will help you feel more comfortable and confident when you’re there.

Interrogation Vs. Conversation

This is a guest post by Sean Glombowski. I previously worked with Sean and stayed connected with him. When I saw his LinkedIn post about the job hunt, I knew I had to get him to share. Thankfully, he did. I’m proud to introduce you to Sean today and hope you take something away from his article.

Merriam-Webster defines Interrogation as: “a formal and systematic questioning”. They also define Conversation as: “oral exchange of sentiments, observations, opinions, or ideas”. Now that we know what the definition of each is I pose the question of, what method is best for interviewing potential candidates for a new position?