The Risk of Tribes

“An individual artist needs only a thousand true fans in her tribe. It’s enough.” Seth Godin, Tribes: Why We Need You to Lead Us Church leader-types read that and universally underlined it. They thought “Seth Godin said it, I believe it, that’s absolutely true. I need that in my life.” They did the math in…… Continue reading The Risk of Tribes

The Man Who Punk’d the World

Embedded video from CNN Video It’s becoming increasingly clear that this family punk’d the world. In fact, it looks as if the man who scripted the whole incident, less the involvement of the child, sold his story to Gawker. What isn’t clear is why they tried to play it this way. OK, so you pulled…… Continue reading The Man Who Punk’d the World

Do you need a resume? It depends.

Recently, Seth Godin made this statement on his blog. I think if you’re remarkable, amazing or just plain spectacular, you probably shouldn’t have a resume at all. The reason is simple. If you are really, really good at what you do [remarkable] the resume is just a formality. I’ve been on plenty of job hunts…… Continue reading Do you need a resume? It depends.

Who vs. How Many

That’s the question Seth Godin wants to know. Are your efforts at work, school, or church aimed at reaching the most people or at reaching specific individuals, audiences, or people groups? Some places require an egalitarian approach. (such as a public school) But in the church world there are two specific and important audiences… the…… Continue reading Who vs. How Many