Reflections & Resources

Tomorrows NEVER change today.   I'll do that tomorrow.  We can work on that tomorrow.  Maybe I'll make those calls tomorrow.    Oh it's fun to dream about tomorrow; to imagine a world where things are more together, people are working better together and, of course,...

Electricity Of Leadership

I often take electricity for granted until I lose my data or wake up that dread "blinking 12" on my clock.  They I'm fully aware that it's missing.  When you can flip a switch and watch the room go from dark to light, it feels like magic.  When leadership works, it's...

Make Transitions Work for You

At some point, EVERY journey comes to an end.  Every vacation, every Olympics, every job, every life event brings us back to the question of "What's next?".  It's a haunting question that scares even the bravest souls even though these transitions offer us incredible...

Uniquely Created to Contribute

That voice inside my head judges most of what I do.  Sometimes it's helpful but most of the time it keeps me from making the contribution I was made to have in the lives of people around me. I'm sure you've felt that way too.  Like someone else is pulling the strings...

The Problem of Doing Church without Soul

Many churches don't know what they're called to be, so they can't figure out what they're supposed to do.  This fuzzy approach to church drives away good leaders and undermine the pastor's sense of confidence.  The answer isn't bigger programing, more persistent...

Another Useless Teacher Task – PDP

The Noble Nature of Personal Development The noble nature of personal development ought to make the Professional Development Plan a valued tool that focuses learning and builds success.  But, I fear that somewhere between the PhD who suggested the idea of a PDP and...