Leading Thoughts from Chuck Olson

Inspiring and equipping Kingdom leaders for lives of extraordinary impact.

A Trap You’ve Got to Avoid

Written by Chuck Olson

A Trap You’ve Got to Avoid Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee. His hands can’t hit what his eyes can’t see. Now you see me, now you don’t. George thinks he will, but Continue reading …

Stop. Look. Listen.

Written by Chuck Olson

Stop. Look. Listen. Stop. Look. And listen to these soul-searching words from Eugene Petersen in his book, Working the Angles. It is with God with whom we have to do. People go for long stretches Continue reading …

Trust: Currency You’ve Got to Have!

Written by Chuck Olson

Trust: Currency You’ve Got to Have! I’ve been thinking a lot about TRUST these days. Trust is the bedrock of society in the macro and of relationships in the micro. It is the economy in Continue reading …

Hate to Wait?

Written by Chuck Olson

Hate to Wait? I met Diego and Gustavo several years ago along the well-rehearsed trails of the George Deukmejian Wilderness Park tucked away in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. They were regulars. So Continue reading …

5 Ways to Fight the Fatigue of Leadership

Written by Chuck Olson

5 Ways to Fight the Fatigue of Leadership A while ago, I led a workshop on leadership, during which each person crafted their own working definition of spiritual leadership. The depth and thoughtfulness of their Continue reading …

The Top Five Questions of Leadership

Written by Chuck Olson

The Top Five Questions of Leadership We must have been out of our minds! A few years ago, when our grandkids were younger, Pattie and I took all six of them (aka The SixPack) to Continue reading …

Depressed, Stressed, Burned Out?

Written by Chuck Olson

Depressed, Stressed, and Burned Out: What’s Going On In My Life?By Archibald D. Hart Throughout my decades in local church ministry, I have been blessed by and have benefited from the life and ministry of Continue reading …

I Lead With My Life When…

Written by Chuck Olson

I Lead With My Life When… Over a decade ago, motivated by the desperate need in our world for a different kind of leader, I launched an organization called Lead With Your Life. As the Continue reading …

Do You Inspire Others?

Written by Chuck Olson

Do You Inspire Others?  Great leaders inspire. Some leaders inspire through acts of uncommon courage. Others through selfless sacrifice. And still others through the quiet and steadfast embodiment of virtue and nobility. And if you Continue reading …


Everyone’s life gets better when a leader’s life gets stronger.

– Chuck Olson

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