Humility may be one of the top characteristics of the finest leaders in history. A truly great leader knows beyond the shadow of a doubt that they don’t know everything. A great leader acknowledges that they need a strong team to be successful. They know that it isn’t all about them. If we desire to […]
What happens when the powers-that-be are largely at an impasse? History tells us that eventually, new voices step into the gap. There is growing evidence that our latest generation is starting to do just that. The Rise of Gen Z Students have stepped up and stated that they are the “mass shooting generation,” and they […]
I have had amazing opportunities in my career. I’ve traveled all around the nation, worked with fantastic organizations, and have seen people I’ve invested in grow and flourish. But like many people, my career has required skills I never trained for, and presented challenges that I didn’t expect. I’ve experienced the very thing that many […]
So, what is emotional intelligence (EQ)? That’s a question I often get. The bare bones answer has two parts. The me part: understanding what I’m feeling and managing it productively. The others part: understanding what’s happening with the people around me and engaging with it in productive ways. In Life, EQ is the Key to […]
Today, there is an ever-raging debate on how important faith is in determining and influencing our values as a society. Some would say that religion doesn’t have a place in determining our values. They would say that it has no place in the workplace; that it couldn’t possibly matter in business deals or in workplace […]
There’s no shortage of opinions on Millennials. Some say they are lazy, self-centered, and entitled. Others might describe them as free-thinkers, innovators, or givers. There are a lot of reasons for the diversity of these opinions, but the main one is a difference in values that often happens between different generations. According to the Barna […]
Conquering the Challenges of the 21st Century Church February 24, 2017 There has been a shift in the kinds of people that U.S. churches are ministering to. In the past, their audience has been largely composed of people that had been to church before, and who were familiar with the traditions and vocabulary of the […]
Boomers, Millennials, and the Growing Tension: Nine Lessons in Generational Dynamics March 14, 2017 The tension between generations is nothing new and now, as the Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age and Millennials are taking their place in the workforce, the stress is high. But what are Christians supposed to do about it?