Five ridiculously hard steps to a better you

Tim is right. There is a whole lot of lying for the sake of SEO in blogs these days. While there might be five easy steps to creating a Facebook page for your business, there aren’t five easy steps for everything. Becoming a better you is ridiculously hard. I know it not from issuing advice…… Continue reading Five ridiculously hard steps to a better you

What the Fall of Jim Tressel Has to do with Pastors

Jim Tressel went from hero to zero in 12 months. Winning had bought Tressel respect in the state of Ohio. First at Youngstown State and then on the national stage at Ohio State. As the success increased so did Tresell’s insulation from everyday scrutiny. In the eyes of fans and the administration he could do…… Continue reading What the Fall of Jim Tressel Has to do with Pastors

Take it like a man

Last night I watched an hour-long interview with Jesse James. (West Coast Choppers, ex-husband to Sandra Bullock) Pier Morgan, who conducted the interview, did his best to find an excuse that Jesse could latch onto as to why he had behaved the way he had. Was it because your father beat you? Were you lonely…… Continue reading Take it like a man

Over-communicate with your leaders

Want to avoid confusion with your team? Communicate. Communicate. Communicate. I define a leader as someone who takes people somewhere they would otherwise not go on their own. All-too-often, as I look back on my life in leadership, my tendency is always to get a mile ahead of my team because I have under-communicated the…… Continue reading Over-communicate with your leaders

You aren’t going to change

On Evolution, Biology Teachers Stray From Lesson Plan Researchers found that only 28 percent of biology teachers consistently follow the recommendations of the National Research Council to describe straightforwardly the evidence for evolution and explain the ways in which it is a unifying theme in all of biology. At the other extreme, 13 percent explicitly…… Continue reading You aren’t going to change

You’ve got to finish

My little football heart got broken last night. First, San Diego State gave up a touchdown with 50 seconds left to giveaway a victory to #25 Missouri. That would have been their best start in 30+ years. Then, a few hours later, Notre Dame gave up a silly trick play for a touchdown to lose…… Continue reading You’ve got to finish