Do Your Best

I found this quote: “The roots of true achievement lie in the will to become the best that you can become.” – Harold Taylor Sometimes you find yourself frustrated with not being able to bring change, introduce ideas, or implement strategies in your position. Maybe it’s because you don’t have…

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Learning How to Coach


These are my notes and thoughts from a recent mini-conference on “TransforMissional Coaching” (new buzzword, better than post-modern or missional or attractional or ermerging, doesn’t matter, me likey). The conference, actually, I don’t know what I’d call this – more like a workshop – anyway, the workshop took place at…

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Quotes from Staff Infection

Today Leadership Network put on an online conference called “Staff Infection“. I won’t waste time describing much other than church leaders from all over the US gave short talks on leadership, staff relations, etc. If you missed it, I highly recommend going and getting the download. Here’s some of my…

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Quotes from “Onward” Part 1

Onward by Howard Shultz

I’m slowly making my way thru “Onward” by Howard Shultz, ceo of Starbucks. So far, pretty incredible story and incredible insights into leadership nuggets. I thought I’d share some of my favorites (there’s a lot): No business can do well for it’s shareholders without first doing well by all the…

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Imagine a car where you’re stepping on the gas but going nowhere. What’s missing? If the engine is running but the transmission is not engaged, you’re not going anywhere… I had an epiphany the other day as a few emails hit my inbox. They were from members of our Worship…

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