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Your Champions Brew for Friday, August 5, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with the 64th edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, July 29, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with another edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, July 22, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with another edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, July 15, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with another edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

The Champions Brew for Friday, July 8, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with a new edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, July 1, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with a new edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, June 24, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s the “Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with a new edition of The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, June 17, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s “The Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with a new edition The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, June 10, 2022

Welcome back brew nation!  It’s “The Friday Coffee Guy” coming to you with a new edition The Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, June 3, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, May 27, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, May 20, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, May 13, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, May 6, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, April 29, 2022 – NFL Draft Edition!

“With the first pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars select Travon Walker, Defensive Lineman, Georgia.” - A bunch of multi-million dollar choices were made last night with the NFL draft. Some will work out... some won't! The Champion’s Brew is a weekly...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, April 22, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for GOOD Friday, April 15, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, April 8, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, April 1, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, March 25, 2022

It’s March Madness time.  If you read this Brew on Friday, March 25, 2022, then the bracket is down to 12 teams!  How is your bracket doing?  There have been so many leadership lessons in just this 2022 season.  After the finals are over, look for...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, March 18, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, March 11, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, March 4, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, February 25, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, February 18, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, February 11, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, February 4, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, January 28, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, January 21, 2022

The Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, January 14, 2022

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, watching, or thinking about that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, January 7, 2022

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as well. ...

Bring on 2022!! Your Champions Brew for Friday, December 31, 2021

It’s time to turn the page on 2021 and attack 2022 with a renewed sense of purpose and inspiration.  In the December 17  edition of the Champions Brew, I outlined a 5-step end of year reflection process.  If you haven’t read that one yet, you may want to go back and...

Merry Christmas Eve!! – Your Champions Brew for Friday, December 24, 2021

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to you and yours!  I hope this edition of the Champions Brew makes it to your table or desk as you get a chance to relax and create memories this Christmas season with people you love.  The  Champion’s Brew is a...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, December 17, 2021

Hello Brew Nation!!!  2021 is rapidly coming to an end . This year has been unique, to say the least(It seems like I said that about 2020 as well!). The hustle of the end of the year crunch, whether it be at home or work, will make it challenging for leaders to finish...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, December 10, 2021

Wow.  Where has 2021 gone?!  Just a couple more Champions Brew left in the year.  I am happy to have shared a piece of this year with you on your leadership development journey. The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading,...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, December 3, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as well.  Any of the points...

Your Champions Brew – Black Friday edition – November 26, 2021

It’s Black Friday!  Are you out shopping today?  Not me… Maybe a little bit of online shopping.  Looking for some Christmas gift ideas for this year?  Maybe this edition of the Brew can help out! The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, November 19, 2021

Welcome Back Brew Nation!! Thanksgiving is just a week away. I hope that you get to enjoy time doing things you love with people you enjoy!! The big question is... Is it 'stuffing' or 'dressing'? Drop me a note john@growingchampions.net and keep me straight! Here is...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, November 12, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that I have put together to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, November 5, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as well. ...

Champions Brew for Friday, October 29, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that I have found intriguing and may help to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love your input as...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, October 22, 2021

This is the 25th edition of The  Champion’s Brew, a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways and would love...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, October 15, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed that I have found intriguing and may help to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I often add my own little spin based on my takeaways...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, October 8, 2021

Hey Champions Brew nation, welcome back for another  weekly coffee accompaniment designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  It is my hope that you are finding these weekly bullets to be useful.  Fill your cup and enjoy! What you need to...

Your Champions Brew – Tailgate Edition – for Friday, October 1, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of things I am reading, listening to, or watching designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I believe you will discover that the format  is not only useful, but also that you can consume it within...

Champions Brew – Friday, September 24, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of stuff I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I believe you will discover that the format  is not only useful, but also that you can...

Champions Brew for Friday, September 17, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of stuff I am reading, listening to, or watching that is  designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I believe you will discover that the format  is not only useful, but also that you can...

Champions Brew for Friday, September 10, 2021

The  Champion’s Brew is a weekly assembly of things I am reading, listening to, or watching designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  I believe you will discover that the format  is not only useful, but also that you can consume it within the time it takes you to enjoy your daily ‘brew’!

Uncommon Weekend – Your Champions Brew for Friday, September 3, 2021

Welcome back to the Champion’s Brew and thanks for reading!!!  Whos is ready for a 3-day weekend?!!!! The Brew is  a weekly pick-me-up designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  Here is your weekly drink of what I have been consuming recently: What You...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, August 27, 2021

Hey Brew nation, welcome back for another  weekly coffee accompaniment designed to equip and call you to Uncommon leadership – I would love for you to stay in touch with me on your journey.  You can stay in touch in the following ways: Email:...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, August 20, 2021

Welcome back for another Champions Brew – an assembly of stuff I have come across that will add value to you on your leadership journey! Enjoy!!

Your Champions Brew for Friday, August 13th, 2021

Hey Brew nation, welcome back for another  weekly coffee accompaniment designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  It is my hope that you are finding these weekly bullets to be useful.  Fill your cup and enjoy! What you need to know Quote:...

Your Champions Brew for Friday, August 6, 2021

The Champions Brew is a weekly assembly of material I am reading, listening to, or watching that is designed to equip you for Uncommon leadership.

Champions Brew for Friday, July 30, 2021

This week’s Brew is an assembly of ideas to help you to think positive, be strong, and be happy! Enjoy!!

Enjoy Your Champions Brew for Friday, July 23, 2021

In this week’s Brew, some cool stuff to help you Network Well, Exercise Daily, and Build Faith! Enjoy.

Uncommon Leader Podcast – Trailer

Fellow leaders, I'm excited about taking a leap in the podcasting world with this first episode made for you: a leader on a journey of lifelong learning, committed to your personal development and the development of...

Your Champions Brew for July 16, 2021

Hey Brew nation, welcome back for another  weekly coffee accompaniment designed to equip and call you to uncommon leadership.  It is my hope that you find these weekly bullets to be useful.  Let me know what you think by dropping me an email at...

Champions Brew for Friday, July 9, 2021

Welcome Back! I’ve assembled some fun content this week to help you to read more, think positive, and stay strong! Enjoy!!

Champions Brew for July 2, 2021

Your Champions Brew this week will help you to Worry Less, Think Positively, and Exercise Daily

Champions Brew for June 25, 2021

This week’s Brew has a taste for Being Happy, Building Faith, and Thinking Positive!

Champions Brew for June 18, 2021

The Champions Brew for June 18, 2021 – Leadership tips to help you rest more, eat healthy and stay positive!!

Champions Brew for June 11, 2021

The Champions Brew is a weekly post designed to equip you to be an Uncommon leader through leadership stories/tips and hacks that I come across each week. It is designed to be consumed with your daily brew!!

The Champions Brew for Friday, June 4, 2021

This week’s edition has tips on building relationships, eating healthy, and becoming more productive by eliminating distractions. Enjoy!!

Champions Brew for May 28, 2021

This week’s edition is fun. I introduce you to my dog, Rosie, and discuss a tool that has helped to make morning walks more enjoyable for her and me!

Champions Brew – May 21, 2021

This week’s edition of the Champion’s Brew has my recent learnings about Leading Better, Exercising Daily, and Workplace Culture. Thanks for reading. Enjoy!!

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To become Champion leader, we have to be on a continuous improvement journey for ourselves and others.  We have to be able to take advantage of the precious seconds that we have each day.  
 
There are things that I come across each week that help me, inspire me, relax me, motivate me, and are sometimes are just funny that I want to share with you so that you can smile more, build faith, think positively, network well, exercise often, eat healthy, and grow daily.
 

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