Top Menu

Archive | management

How to Lead Young

how-to-lead-young

I got my first “real job” when I was 21. After Kristen and I got married in June 1997 the big boss at my company called me one day. “Adam, we’re going to post a job today supervising your area. I want you to apply for it because I want to hire you.” A couple weeks […]

Continue Reading 1

Start-up Success: Big Heart, Big Ears, Tiny Head

big-heart-little-ears-tiny-head

The Youth Cartel is my second start-up. My first, Youth Ministry Exchange, had acquisition in its DNA from it’s day one. Launched in 2005 and sold in 2008 we wanted to acquire as many users as possible, as quickly as possible. We wanted as much activity as we could get, as quickly as possible. The “why” of […]

Continue Reading 0

To be Dynamic You Need Tension

dynamic-tension

Kicking Butt vs. Counting Butts in Seats I’ve been around organizations that are dynamic, where risks are taken, new innovations fly, and the response is incredible. And I’ve been around organizations that used to be dynamic, where it seems people are remembering big risks, iteration has taken over, and the response is flat, predictable even. (more…)

Continue Reading 1

Don’t Get Bored

dont-get-bored

The other day I was thinking about all of the people I know going through job changes, struggles, and frustrations. Work isn’t supposed to be fun all the time. In fact, the Bible promises that work will often suck. (Genesis 3:117-19) (more…)

Continue Reading 2