Category: Leadership

WiLD Leaders Announces Matt Woll as our Chief Operations and Innovations Leader

WiLD Leaders is fired up to announce that Matt Woll will be joining our leadership team as our Chief Operations and Innovations Leader. Matt is a natural integrator of important causes and organizations. From his experience leading the launch of Undivided – a documentary film highlighting the story of a transformational partnership between a church […]

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What Leaders Could Learn from Ph.D. Students

One of the first challenges of being a Ph.D. student in Industrial-Organizational Psychology is rethinking how you think. In a world that permits glossing over the details for the sake of a one sentence tweet and full of search engines that think for us, being informed is counterculture.  With doctoral students raised in this world, this is […]

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No Margin for Character

We misunderstand and misuse the idea of character in our business culture because in business, margin drives everything. To go all business for a second, margin is the difference between a product or service’s selling price and its cost of production or to the ratio between a company’s revenues and expenses. Even if you don’t consider […]

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BRING THE BUCKET

Leading is hard work; it requires a person to see things differently. A leader needs to effect change and that takes guts, rigor and vulnerability. In the bible there is a moment where a guy named Jesus and his earliest followers are faced with pressures beyond their level of comfort. The stakes are high and they are […]

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COACHING FOR SUCCESS IS MISSING THE MARK – AT LEAST FOR THIS MARK

This is a picture of my friend Mark Adams being coached regarding his calling and purpose in front of 27 leaders at our BadBobby Coaching Certification in Seattle this past week.  Mark is a senior leader in the Free Methodist Church of the USA who is a leader of leaders of leaders. While this isn’t […]

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Make Leaders Great Again

At a time when we are about to elect our next President and we’re faced with polarizing options to choose from, it is about time we get real about leaders. Take a look at the most popular leadership theories, books, and magazine articles out there. It doesn’t matter whether it’s about leading in business, in […]

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Why Is Bad Bobby At GC15?

My story begins with a confession and an aha moment. First, the confession. My name is Rob, I am an adult, I am a fourth generation son of the Free Methodist family committed to developing leaders across the church and beyond, and I play video games. The fact is that my understanding of video games […]

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