May 31, 2016 Memorial Day. Some holidays maintain more predictable agendas. Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter – for Christians – become routine reenactments. Turkeys, trees, angels and eggs all have a place in our one-day-each-year celebration model. Memorial Day? Not so much… The menu for Memorial Day: Hot dogs. Beach umbrellas. Remote controls. Fishing poles. TV-series […]
It’s never too late to remember
There’s no profit? There’s no point!
May 23, 2016 Who cares about the bottom line? Andy Kessler is the star of his class reunions. His education – undergrad and grad – focused on electrical engineering. He worked on computer chips but found his wiring more akin to poker chips: his real street cred broke free as a business analyst, investment banker, […]
Should you stage an intervention?
May 16, 2016 Friends don’t let friends retire to leisure. Just imagine the congratulatory endorsement at the company celebration of the long-term team member who is crossing the professional threshold from full-engagement to full-enjoyment. The living eulogy couldn’t go better than this: “You’ve done well! You’ve got it made and can now retire. Take it […]
May 9, 2016 What’s in it, for you? That can be an incendiary question, with explosive answers. I ask the question, focused on the prize that awaits you in the top-box of an organizational chart. When you arrive at the place where you have no one above you to say “no,” what options would you […]
Leaders use both locker rooms
May 2, 2016 Christian Leaders. That’s our market; they’re featured in our Mission Statement: “To prepare Christian leaders to change their world and build God’s Kingdom through their irresistible lifestyles and influential works of service.” Followers need managers to tell them where to be, and what to do. Managers need leaders to cast vision and […]