Category: Leadership

Are You Guilty of a Leadership Eclipse?

Well of course this is an eclipse post. It’s August 21, 2017…the day when millions of Americans have gone eclipse-crazy. Sometime today (2:44:13 PM Eastern at the Summit offices), we’ll plunge into partial or complete darkness...

Who’s Driving?

Driving is on my mind this week, because my third-born is behind the wheel of a driver’s ed car. Within a few weeks, State Farm will once again have all of my money, and...

“We’ve Never Done It That Way Before.”

If you haven’t heard it yet, you will. Leaders face the tension of protecting the core values of the organization while progressing in new areas of innovation. And sometimes that progression can trigger the...

Drift

I’m not ashamed to say it: I’m not the biggest fan of the beach. Yes, yes, I know we’re entering vacation season and I live in a state that is attached to a beach and I’m married...

What Are Your Rules for Ministry?

Recently I came across an article regarding Chuck Jones “rules for Wile E. Coyote.” Though my wife and I disagree on the animated genius that is the Road Runner vs. Coyote, the reality is...

My Life As A Fry Cook

Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had the way cool opportunity to volunteer at the ballpark where my kids play.  The concession stand lady has been on vaca, so I’ve subbed a few...