Pushing Past the Pain of Change

This weekend, at Open, I heard a few things. Some were from attendees, some speakers, and others from the Holy Spirit. Most of the thoughts that stuck are along the lines of change. People are ready for change. They are hungry for it. And the pain of continuing this cycle of depreciating returns is too…… Continue reading Pushing Past the Pain of Change

5 Hallmarks of New Leadership

The balance of power has shifted. Whether you recognize it or not there is a big gap between perceived leadership and actual leadership. Old (perceived) leadership: These are the people with the titles, position, and authority of traditional leadership. These people are called “leaders” by vocation. In actuality, they have much power of big things…… Continue reading 5 Hallmarks of New Leadership

Pushing Forward and Through

Big Mud If you’ve visited Western and Central Europe you know it can be a wet, nasty place. As you drive around, especially in non-summer months, you’ll get acquainted with the mud. The touristy places are gorgeous and attract thousands for a reason– because non-gorgeous places aren’t worth visiting. Reading Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms acquaints…… Continue reading Pushing Forward and Through