be-yond ||preposition, adverb further-reaching than; happening or continuing after; having progressed or achieved more than; outside the physical limits or range. I spent long summers in the family car, making treks across the USA, traveling from California to Florida, and back. Can't go much farther than that in the continental US. Four long days in … Continue reading forwarding your development
You may ( I hope) have noticed that I had take a break from new, blog posts! My rhythm for posting had gotten pretty consistent; three posts a week. And it was exciting as more and more readers were joining in on the discussions. I am back writing again. So WHY did I stop? Especially … Continue reading confessions of a yes-aholic
Who is all this really about... You, or Christ? "Do you love me?" The interaction between Peter and Jesus in John 21 produced one of the penetrating of all challenges in the New Testament. Entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders alike... this same interaction could also be asked of us. All those who stand at the crossroads … Continue reading leveraging Jesus
Drift occurs when we have too much to do, and paralysis sets in. There comes a time when you realize that, as your day comes to an end, more things remain undone than done. You only hope that you left undone the right things. This daily challenge takes its toll, leave behind a "numbing" effect. … Continue reading five Ways to avoid drift
authentic leaders are true. They live their lives more surrendered to the message and the mission of Christ, at the end then in the beginning. We conclude our FIVE-PART series on AUTHENTIC LEADERSHIP with the clarity of the CROSS, the message that the authentic life only comes as one accepts Jesus Christ as Savior and … Continue reading true. [ authentic leadership > 5-of-5 ]
This post is personal. This one's for me. You are welcome to look over my shoulder. Most of these words are not mine, but excerpts from Henri Nouwen and his book, The Road to Daybreak. "The Gospel today reveals that Jesus not only had good, faithful friends willing to follow Him wherever he went and … Continue reading follower, or just sympathizer?
FINISHING WELL is about BEHAVIOR. It’s about a life that seeks greater alignment with Christ. It involves translating what we say and know to be true, into daily life, and an ongoing lifestyle. And that means intentional choices in the future. Christ-followers who FINISH WELL are those who are more in love with Jesus, at … Continue reading Will You FINISH WELL? [4-Part Series]
HOW CAN YOU NOT BE A VICTIM OF BURNOUT? Ever thought about this... better leaders than You or I have experienced BURNOUT. They were/are more gifted, more focused, more knowledge-able, more experienced, and even more self-aware, yet they have experienced BURNOUT. Sobering thought. What's to say that you and I won't also go down that … Continue reading Are YOU in Burnout? (Pt. 4)
It is no longer acceptable that only ONE out of THREE Leaders FINISH WELL. The research indicates that so few will actually finish well. (Dr. J. Robert Clinton). What we need is the generations alive NOW... comprised of younger, mid-game and finishing leaders ,who will accept the challenge, make the commitment to CHANGE THE PERCENTAGE, … Continue reading It is NO LONGER Acceptable!