Time Management Matters in a Pandemic More Than Ever

Time Management Matters in a Pandemic More Than Ever

As I write this, we’re preparing for our 17th Sunday of NOT meeting together for a weekend worship service. Most of our people understand and appreciate the caution. A few are trying to understand and be gracious and patient even if they disagree. And I. Miss....
Escaping the Rat Race of Life and Leadership

Escaping the Rat Race of Life and Leadership

When we lived in southern California, we lived just off the 5 freeway in a neighborhood in Laguna Hills. I still miss being able to keep the balcony sliding door wide open pretty much year round. Know what I don’t miss? The traffic. On the 5 or the 405, a...
Why You Can’t Seem to Manage Your Time

Why You Can’t Seem to Manage Your Time

Time management. Of all the people I know who ever focus on this concept, only a small handful are confident that they’re doing it well. Most of us feel out of control. We feel that our specialty is time mis-management. Why is this so? I believe it’s...
Warren Buffet Says You Need TWO Big Lists

Warren Buffet Says You Need TWO Big Lists

People who are successful generally have goals. People who aren’t, don’t. Study after study proves this. But as James Clear recently wrote on his blog, Warren Buffet actually recommends you have two lists. His recommendation is simple. Make a list of the...
You Can't Get More Time, But You Can Expand Your Capacity

You Can't Get More Time, But You Can Expand Your Capacity

168. That’s it. You and I have exactly the same amount of time. Rich or poor, young or old, we each get 168 hours in a week’s time. With some of that, we need to rest, or we’ll get fewer total weeks in our short lives. With some of that time, we need...
The Power of Concentration for Doing a Little More

The Power of Concentration for Doing a Little More

Are you busy? Of course you are! That’s life. It’s life for most of us, anyway. As a matter of fact, we love to boast in our busyness… all the way down to utter burnout! I believe that most of us can do more, need to do less, and that it’s...
3 Ministries of Every Church Staff Member

3 Ministries of Every Church Staff Member

Some churches view the staff as hired workers. If that is the case in your church, respect your leaders and don’t blame any rebellious attitudes on what I am about to say about this. Other churches view the staff as interdependent creative thinkers and leaders....
Escaping the Rut, the Rat Race, and the Daily Grind

Escaping the Rut, the Rat Race, and the Daily Grind

Hit the snooze button. Crawl out of bed after the second alarm. Hit the shower. Choose a shirt. Make the coffee. Start the car. Fight the traffic. Punch the clock. Meet the clients. Please the boss. Grab lunch. Please the boss some more. Punch the clock again. Fight...

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