Life is filled with problems to be solved and tensions to be managed. Sometimes it helps to know which is which.
Other Andy Stanley quotes:
As leaders, we are never responsible for filling anyone else's cup. Our responsibility is to empty ours.
Progress requires change.
If a leader goes with their gut, it should be after listening first to people they trust.
It doesn't really matter what time it is if you haven't determined what to do with your time.
I can go further and faster with someone coaching me than I can on my own.
You cannot communicate complicated information to large groups of people. As you increase the number of people, you have to decrease the complexity of the information.
When I count other people's blessings I lose sight of mine.
Personal vision is often the catalyst for wise decisions.
People who blame things rarely change things. Blame is an unassailable change-avoidance strategy.
A good coach always coaches to a leader's potential, not his current level of performance. A good leadership coach will see the potential in you and inspire you accordingly.