I recently had lunch with a friend who leads student ministries for a local humongo-church. Leading a large ministry of this kind is no small task, with hundreds of students and therefore roughly 27,683,000 glands introducing themselves at any given moment. That’s a lot of saliva, sweat and hormones to deal with. In my opinion it requires a […]
Earlier this week I worked a meet for my daughter’s swim team. I had a ringside seat to the action recording their times. Standing beside the swimmers as they stepped up to the block, I watched kids of all levels from the youngest dog paddlers to a few seniors who were headed to college on […]
I pretty much did it again. My teenage daughter had concocted a grand plan to visit our son in Florida that was bound to cost me a lot of money, put her life in jeopardy, or both. At least that must have been what my mouth thought. Because it sure doled out some meaty parent-by-mouth […]
The day had been productive until now. Abby had made progress lately managing her time and attention. She was gaining a new sense of momentum in her work and it felt good. Until this moment.
Margin with time is as important as margin with dollars. There must be enough left over after doing the work to invest in your future.
Monday mornings present a fresh new week with about 100 hours to make an impact on this world. But you can’t be all things to all people. At least not this week. Below are five easy ways to create the kind of focus and intentionality to make these next 100 hours count.
I recently ran into a friend who had taken the plunge about a year ago to start his own business. Having worked in the corporate world for most of his 15-year career, he had grown weary of corporate bureaucracy, what he perceived to be management incompetence, and waning opportunity for advancement. What had been a dream […]