Which is More Important: the team you LEAD or the team you are a part of?

If you are married, at some point you have asked your spouse…who do you love more, me or the kids?  I hope the answer always comes back…you honey, but the reality is for some it may not be that simple.  Some people may say that we’re together for the kids, maybe you had a kid Read more about Which is More Important: the team you LEAD or the team you are a part of?[…]

5 Simple Ways to slow down in order to go fast.

Ever get caught up in the tyranny of the urgent? Everyday? I was reading a summary on The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business, and he made a statement that caught my eye…”You have to slow down in order to go fast.” This is a counterintuitive statement that speaks volumes to our Read more about 5 Simple Ways to slow down in order to go fast.[…]

Endzone Relationships go the Distance but not like you think.

Going the distance could be in reference to life long relationships, a potential boundary in a relationship specifically regarding intimacy, or it could be a Disney song from the movie Hercules. None of those however, truly get the best picture of relationships that go the distance from end zone to end zone. Endzone to Endzone Read more about Endzone Relationships go the Distance but not like you think.[…]

JourneySharers. Never Walk Alone.

Life wasn’t meant to be lived alone.  Marriage. Friendship. Work. Our hearts seeking approval.  Seeking validation.  Seeking attention.  A feeling of loneliness if excluded. Life is about Relationships.  Who are you sharing it with? I was reading blog HERE about four major aspects of life noted in Luke 2:52.  I think the author missed the big Read more about JourneySharers. Never Walk Alone.[…]

Most People Tell You How Things Cannot Be Done…be Tom Sawyer or Winston Wolfe.

That cannot be done. Thats impossible. You’re asking too much.  Can’t do that.  Won’t do that.  Here’s why thats wrong.  Stop wasting your time.  You’re a fool for trying….the list goes on. Any of those sound familiar? In relationships, most people will explain all the reasons why some idea is wrong, some dream cannot be Read more about Most People Tell You How Things Cannot Be Done…be Tom Sawyer or Winston Wolfe.[…]

Becoming Too Comfortable with Ambiguity.

Language creates a certain amount of ambiguity and if you disagree read a few words that seem to have no english equivalent. This is the dance that occurs somewhere between something being unclear and vague and when something is ambiguous and could have multiple intended meanings.  Somewhere in there is a clarity that leads to Read more about Becoming Too Comfortable with Ambiguity.[…]

When it happens it happens…Agricultural Relationship.

It isn’t revolutionary to believe in core teams.  In the business world we see CEO’s, COO’s and CFO’s. In Sports we usually watch three or four football captains walk out onto the field. The question I want to ask is whether you lead with an agricultural  or mechanistic mindset? What Mechanical Relationships Look Like: – Send it Read more about When it happens it happens…Agricultural Relationship.[…]