Tagged: strategy

Your Policies are Dumb

I am a long-time, loyal customer to a particular bank. I won’t name them here, because I have a practice where I don’t identify the negative examples I share on the blog, and because I...

Hitting the ESRC Button

Several months ago I had a conversation with my friend Tony, the owner / operator of my favorite Chick-fil-A. (Full disclosure: Tony employs two of my sons, so I will only speak in positive, glowing...

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...

Do You Have a Crazy Badger?

Stories like these shouldn’t make me laugh. I should be a man of concern. Of compassion. Of a furrowed brow and a heavy heart. But when I see a headline that reads, “CRAZY BADGER...

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 bold print to read the...

“I’ll See You Tomorrow!”

It definitely wasn’t what I expected. I stopped by the Wendy’s drive through on my way home from church on Sunday. I went through the traditional song and dance with the order taker: place...

The Upside of Tradition

Last week we made the annual Christmas pilgrimage to the homeland. Nothing roots you quite like heading back to your hometown for a week. Every time I land in southern middle Tennessee, I’m reminded...