By Jim Blasingame When you take a photograph, the resulting product is two-dimensional: tall, wide, and flat. But in most cases, you want the photo to actually show depth, where images in the foreground and background are all in focus. In photographic terms, the range of focus front to back is called depth of field. The… Read More [Guest Post] Blasingame’s New Law of Customer Relevance
This last year of ministry has been a season of deep personal reflection, spiritual insight, and a time of growing in mutual accountability with my brothers in the Lord. Over the last several months, I have been in a process of intentionally discipling a number of younger fellas in the ways and responsibilities of true… Read More Reinforcing Biblical Manhood: Why Spiritual Strength is Tougher than Physical Power
This sign was on President Truman’s White House office desk and he popularized the now-familiar phrase. Every culture has its way of saying do not pass the buck! In Chinese it goes like this, 责无旁贷 , and it translates to, “No shirking of responsibility.” When we ask supervisors and managers how to keep good people,… Read More [Guest Post] The Buck Stops Where?
In his new book, “Hacking Leadership”, America’s top CEO Coach and Forbes leadership columnist, Mike Myatt presents what he calls as a series of “gaps” for which he sets out to clear straight a path, in hopes that from the rubble of debris, a leadership movement may emerge. Having removed the brush, weeds, and confusion… Read More A Field Manual for Navigating the Rocky Terrain of Leadership in the Twenty-First Century
Like love defined, true leadership is the sacrificing of oneself for the betterment of others. In no other context do we find such an excellent example of this kind of selfless, compassionate, and inspiring leadership than the pages of the Bible. The Gospel work of Jesus Christ, his development of the disciples, and the longevity… Read More NIV Leadership Bible: Leading by the Book