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Why You Should Hate the iPhone 5

Why You Should Hate the iPhone 5

I realize it’s a bit late in the day to be tossing out new blog content, but two things: Today I’ve been busier than a two fingered man in a high five contest. I’m...

Stop Muddying Your Messages

Yesterday afternoon I had the sublime privilege of spending a few minutes in the Wal-Mart. I call it the Wal-Mart because not only was it a specific retail location, but apparently I am 84...

Ask the Question; Close the Deal

Last Saturday night we hosted our monthly Starting Point event: a three hour, no holds barred, newcomer extravaganza designed to help connected people become committed people. It was by far the largest group of...

Flashback Friday: Relationship Rules

Flashback Friday: Relationship Rules

If you’re a pastor, it’s about people. It’s not about your processes, preferences, or performance. It’s simply about people. Today’s wayback machine talks a bit more about that… I’ve had two pretty major relational...

Thursday One For All

Thursday One For All

If you’ve been around these parts for any length of time, you know that every Thursday is reserved for “Thursday Three For All,” a trio of links to things both serious and silly that...

The Morning After: A Call to Humility

The Morning After: A Call to Humility

Stop gloating. Stop grumbling. Start praying for the man who has been appointed to lead our country.     Don’t idolize him. Don’t demonize him. Just intercede for him and his task ahead.  ...

Don’t Overthink.

In yesterday’s post, we tackled the super-fun topic of systems. I know it was super-fun, because I heard from some of you who were using your office supplies to pluck out your eyeballs and...

Think.

There’s an issue that impacts the world of leadership, and that’s that we don’t always stop to think. Leaders seem to always be moving at a high-octane pace. Because of that, they often make...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

I have a Reese’s Cup hangover. Read this stuff instead: Disney Textile Services Reduces Turnover From 85% to Less Than 10%. Yes, it’s a boring title. But it’s a fascinating article. How are you allowing...