Leading Thoughts from Chuck Olson

Inspiring and equipping Kingdom leaders for lives of extraordinary impact.

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 …

Learn to Ask Questions

Written by Chuck Olson

Learn to Ask Questions The other day I was reviewing some notes from Brad Lomenick’s book The Catalyst Leader and came across a section with a heading that snagged my curiosity: Seven Signs You’re Too Continue reading …

Leveraging Your Most Important Asset

Written by Chuck Olson

Leveraging Your Most Important Asset As a leadership coach, over time I have noted several recurring themes in the lives of leaders. Truth be told, they are as predictable as meatballs at a smorgasbord. Unquestionably, Continue reading …

4 Ways to Grow Your Moral Authority

Written by Chuck Olson

4 Ways to Grow Your Moral Authority We’ve all been there—probably multiple times. You don’t have to roll up too many miles on the odometer of life until you experience: • the regrettable reality of Continue reading …

An Often Missing Element to Leading Change

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An Often Missing Element to Leading Change There’s no debate that listed at the top of a leader’s job profile is the capacity to lead CHANGE. It’s what leaders do. And what the successful ones Continue reading …

Are You Ready?

Written by Chuck Olson

Are You Ready? I can’t believe I get to do this! I have the incredible privilege to lead discipleship cohorts for Kingdom-hungry leaders. These groups are called Rock Solid—rock solid on the inside and dangerous Continue reading …


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

– Chuck Olson

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