Tagged: planning

Get Out In Front Of It

The beginning of a new year is a natural time for us to think we’re starting with a clean slate: I’m going to eat better. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to spend more...

Thursday Three For All

It’s Thursday, kiddies: the day when I roll out a few things I’ve been reading over the past week. Three of ‘em, to be exact. Enjoy. (Remember: click on the big bold print to read...

Back to the Battle Plan

If you’re in ministry, you likely went into last weekend with a strategy of some sort. Whether you were unveiling a new initiative, assembling a new volunteer team, or preparing for an influx of...

Let it Breathe

At my core, I naturally drift to being a micromanager. I like to know that systems systematize and structures keep their structure. While systems and structures aren’t inherently evil, I recognize the dangers of...

Plan the Work. Work the Plan.

I’m smack-dab in the middle of an intense season. Events and projects and meetings and tasks are piling up higher and faster than pumpkin spice products on aisle twelve of Kroger. Yesterday I bounced from...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

At Chick-fil-A, HATCH comes first – even before the chicken or the egg. (via @robertvadams) My friend Bob Adams gives us a behind the scenes tour of Chick-fil-A’s new innovation center. How are you thinking...

Thursday Three For All

Thursday Three For All

You say, “This is a lazy man’s way of writing a blog post.” I say, “This is the way of a flippin’ GENIUS.” How to set yourself up for a productive day. (via @MichaelHyatt) Ah, if...