leading and creating

February 26, 2009

missional leadership is a creative art. It calls for leaders to create from within themselves, allowing the Spirit of God to make room in their lives to facilitate the writing of a new story. The leader is not the author of this new story. This is God’s story that is realized as the people of […]


December 15, 2008

I’ve never really jumped on the Seth Godin bandwagon. I read one of his books a few years ago, and though it was good, it seemed like a lot of common sense. Since then, I’ve just found plenty of other books that were worth my time. But…I heard many positive remarks from friends about Tribes: […]

simple leadership

December 12, 2008

The secret of leadership is simple: Do what you believe in. Paint a picture of the future. Go there. People will follow.” – Seth Godin in Tribes

human capital

October 28, 2008

Each of us possesses amazing resources of knowledge, wisdom, and creativity. Our organizations need to learn to respect, nurture, and accomodate this wealth of human capital. We need to learn how to liberate the power of peers to create extraordinary organizations. Unfortunately, the way most companies are managed today, they fail to make use of […]

the starfish and the spider

November 29, 2007

I’ve spent most of my time in the car the last few weeks listening my way through an Audible version of The Starfish and the Spider, by Ori Brafman & Rod Beckstrom. From my experience, I have found that audio books are a worthwhile replacement for print books, but this is one that I think […]