The Dangers of Emotional Decision Making [Guest Post]

The ability to make good decisions can make or break your career over time. Yet, a really bad decision can end your career in an instant. Over the past 55 years, our clients have consistently told us they made some of their worst decisions when they were emotional. While emotions can guide us, they also … More The Dangers of Emotional Decision Making [Guest Post]

Transform Yourself With These Examples from Wind In your Sails

This is a guest blog post from my new friend David Greer. David is an author, serial entrepreneur, lifelong sailor, and success coach, focusing on strategic planning, sales, and excellent customer service to achieve personal breakthrough in both life and business. In my book Wind In Your Sails: Vital Strategies That Accelerate Your Entrepreneurial Success, … More Transform Yourself With These Examples from Wind In your Sails

Is Your Gospel Too Small? Book Review of “Revangelical”

Is there nothing more to being an “evangelical Christian” other than simply voting conservative in politics, embracing a capitalistic view of economy, and preaching the Bible as the inerrant Word of God, meant for establishing the morality code of a society? Is the developed and free world, namely the United States of America, really a … More Is Your Gospel Too Small? Book Review of “Revangelical”

An Essential Guidebook for Journeying With the Missional Church

There have only been a handful of books that I have really, really anticipated the release of in the last few years. While there are always new books on the publishing horizon, there are only a select few that I eagerly await for their arrival. “The Missional Quest: Becoming a Church for the Long Run” … More An Essential Guidebook for Journeying With the Missional Church

“He Said… She Said… & You?” Guest Interview with Blogger and Author Paul Sohn

If you haven’t picked up my good friend Paul Sohn’s revised edition of “He Said… She Said… & You? A Pitstop for Inspiration”, then you need to immediately. This is an incredible resource that Paul is offering, simply as a service and blessing to others. While I am glad to have endorsed the book, I am … More “He Said… She Said… & You?” Guest Interview with Blogger and Author Paul Sohn

[Book Review] “People-Pleasing Pastors” by Charles Stone

The subtitle of this new book says it all: “Avoiding the Pitfalls of Approval-Motivated Leadership“. The author is Charles Stone, lead pastor at West Park Church in London, Ontario and founder of StoneWell Ministries. There is definitely a need in the Body of Christ for this very important book. I know first-hand from church consulting, … More [Book Review] “People-Pleasing Pastors” by Charles Stone

[Book Review] “Sentness: Six Postures of Missional Christians”

About a year and a half ago, I got the pleasure of meeting with about two dozen other young leaders at 11:00pm at night…in a hotel room… in downtown St. Louis. This impromptu gathering of student leaders had been organized to take place after the first day of one of the largest mission assembles in … More [Book Review] “Sentness: Six Postures of Missional Christians”

True Richness, is Being Blessed by What You Give, Rather than What You Receive

At the beginning of January, with the start of 2014 underway, I began reading classic success literature and self-help books that specialized in the areas a personal growth and finance. After speed reading the typical motivational authors, it quickly became apparent to me that the techniques of becoming rich quick through multilevel marketing schemes, sly … More True Richness, is Being Blessed by What You Give, Rather than What You Receive

[Guest Post] Dr. Kathy Cramer on The 5-1 Principle

Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Kathryn D. Cramer, author of the new book Lead Positive: What Highly Effective Leaders See, Say, and Do (Jossey-Bass, 2014).  Dr. Cramer is a licensed psychologist and leadership expert well known for her signature approach called Asset-Based Thinking (ABT). She is a New York Times bestselling author and has … More [Guest Post] Dr. Kathy Cramer on The 5-1 Principle