Personal Development

What Are You Being Called To Build?

20 April, 2017
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I recently met with a young man (OK, he was in his thirties, but I’m pushing 50 so he was young to me) who is struggling in his job. He described his company as a place where ownership is building their empire on the backs of the rest of the staff; how he’s overworked, but […]

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Will You Manage 2017, Or Will It Manage You?

10 January, 2017
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Happy New Year! (I think I’m allowed to wish “Happy New Year” until January 31st 🙂 ). As I start this new year, my plan is to be more effective, more efficient, and more intentional. And I want to be available to help others be so as well. That’s why I’m sharing this fascinating article […]

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Respect the Other

30 June, 2015
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There’s been a lot of fighting lately…mostly about ideas, rights, and perspectives.  Unfortunately, this kind of fighting is not reserved for State Houses and the Courts.  It happens in companies, churches, non-profit organizations…even on youth baseball fields. Yet with all this conflict, nothing seems to get resolved. Which makes me think, “Are we fighting the […]

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Don’t Be An April Fool!

01 April, 2015
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Today is April Fool’s Day. According to, this day’s origins remain a mystery, with some theorizing its beginnings all the way back to the 1500’s. Whatever the roots are of this crazy “holiday”, most of us take it in stride, and use it to keep the tradition of pranking alive and well by making […]

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What is Rest?

24 February, 2015
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A few weeks ago, I traveled on a Monday to a client meeting in Dallas.  Knowing that I was going to be out of the office for 2 days, I took some time on the Sunday before I left to get some things done so that I could leave with a “clean slate”.  I only […]

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