A Life Plan to Keep You Moving Forward [Book Review]

I have been a longtime fan of both Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy for some time now. Michael, the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, is the guru of gurus for productivity hacking, permission marketing, and building an online platform, a reference to the title of his most recent book, which was a … More A Life Plan to Keep You Moving Forward [Book Review]

Setting a Foundation for Courage [Guest Post]

This post is an excerpt from the book Courage Goes to Work by Bill Treasurer. This book is included in BKpedia, a new digital subscription service from Berrett-Koehler Publishers. Please visit bkpedia.bkconnection.com for graphics, tweets, and other resources. Setting a Foundation for Courage People won’t start being courageous just because you tell them to. You’ve got … More Setting a Foundation for Courage [Guest Post]

Serve the Few, First [Guest Post]

Kenneth R. Jennings is a best-selling author, speaker, and active consultant in organizational leadership, serving as Chairman of Third River Partners. John Stahl-Wert is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, and expert in growing great leaders, serving as Director of the Center for Serving Leadership. Together they co-authored The Serving Leader – now revised and updated for the 10th Anniversary Edition and available … More Serve the Few, First [Guest Post]

Think Before You Speak: The Power of the Pause [Guest Post]

Albert Einstein once said, “If I had 60 minutes to solve an important problem, I would spend 55 minutes on defining the problem and five minutes on the solution.” When it’s time to step up and lead, you can build the skills of self-awareness concerning your leadership style and mindset. When you know and understand … More Think Before You Speak: The Power of the Pause [Guest Post]

Practical Discipleship and Biblical Theology

Building a Discipling Culture, by Mike Breen and Steve Cockram is by far one of the landmark books on practical discipleship. The lessons in this work are so precious because they are the result of 30 plus years of life on life discipleship. Instead of focusing on the “ABC’s” of church measurement: attendance, buildings, and … More Practical Discipleship and Biblical Theology

Complexity [Guest Post] The Resilient Investor

For those who follow the KISS approach to life (Keep It Simple Stupid), the word complexity can be a bit of a turn-off. Indeed, systems scientists have produced a vast trove of research and equations that inform various institutes and graduate programs. We don’t want to over-simplify complexity, but there is a growing body of … More Complexity [Guest Post] The Resilient Investor

Why Do We See Things the Way We Do? [Guest Post] by Hyrum Smith

Have you ever wondered how it is possible that two reasonable, intelligent, caring people can see the same set of circumstances and come to completely different opinions about it?  In politics, it happens all the time.  People who are otherwise very much alike in their feelings about people, in their concern for their community, and … More Why Do We See Things the Way We Do? [Guest Post] by Hyrum Smith