The ONE Thing

The ONE Thing

“What’s the one thing I can do (today, this week) that by doing it, everything else will be easier or unnecessary? Until my one thing is done, everything else is a distraction.” – Gary Keller The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind...
End with the beginning in mind

End with the beginning in mind

In his book The Leadership Rock, Garris Elkins inverts the famous Stephen Covey phrase “begin with the end in mind” to “end with the beginning in mind.” The basic concept is that in order to end well, we must recapture the beginning– the original vision. In this...
Schedule by the week or by the year?

Schedule by the week or by the year?

I find that when working with leaders who wear multiple hats and have a lot of different projects– especially if they are combining local hands-on ministry with regional ministry– that working with a weekly schedule doesn’t work well. The reason for that...

There’s always time to do God’s will

Whenever you find yourself truly genuinely overloaded– and I’m not talking about those temporary blips on your calendar where there’s a seasonal crunch– but when you find yourself genuinely overloaded long-term, then one principle is true:  something you...