Category: Book Review / Insight

Top Ten Quotes: Upstream

It’s no secret that I’m an unashamed fan of Chip and Dan Heath. They crank out incredibly good content wrapped in an incredibly compelling writing style. Their primary target audience isn’t churches, but I’ve given...

Top Ten Quotes: When

Timing matters. Seasons are a real thing. And in Daniel Pink’s book When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing, he takes us on a deep dive in understanding how the clock, the calendar, and our...

Top Ten Quotes: Developing Female Leaders

If you’ve been around this corner of the innerwebs for a while, you know that I’ve often crowd-sourced your input to help me diversify my reading list. And you’ve delivered! Over the last few years...

2019 Year in Review: Books

The end of the year means you can’t throw a tin of homemade Chex mix without some well-meaning blogger sharing the best books they read over the past twelve months. And since I consider myself...

Top Ten Quotes: Quiet

If we’ve met in person, it may surprise you to know that I’m naturally wired as an introvert. If have a proverbial hat to wear or role to play, I can flip on the extroversion...

Top Ten Quotes: Excellence Wins

Anybody in the hospitality space knows who Horst Schulze is. As the cofounder and former president of the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Schulze knows a thing or two about treating people with dignity and class. He...

Top Ten Quotes: The Soul Winner

Earlier this summer I read Charles Spurgeon’s The Soul Winner: How to Lead Sinners to the Savior. I admittedly do not have enough engagement with reading historied theologians, so this was a nice departure from...

Top Ten Quotes: The Customer Service Revolution

I first encountered John DiJulius in 2014 when I picked up a copy of Secret Service: Hidden Systems that Deliver Unforgettable Customer Service. It wasn’t exactly what I expected (DiJulius is a high-end salon owner,...

Top Ten Quotes: Above All

Let’s get one thing clear: even though I’m on staff at The Summit Church, I am not contractually obligated to read J.D. Greear‘s books. Or wash his car. Or tutor his kids in trigonometry. No,...

Top Ten Quotes: All That’s Good

Hannah Anderson’s All That’s Good: Recovering the Lost Art of Discernment made its way to my summer reading list this year, and I’m glad it did. It’s a book that needs to be savored, lingered...

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