Tagged: life

sticking a fork into my lifestreaming

Steve Rubel (formerly of Micro Persuasion) is one of those “A-list” bloggers, and he explained “why I am forking my content“. He signed off his main blog with: So Long Blogging, Hello Lifestreaming! I’ve started to put my content into...

Where do people get schooled in common sense?

I don’t find common sense to be that common. Okay, let me just confess that I find myself gullible and naive more often than I need be. And I don’t think of myself as a practical guy either. I see...

pumped up to take a flying leap of faith

This week has been an extremely full week of Christian/ church leadership conferences: Exponential Conference in Orlando, Gospel Coalition in Chicago, and Catalyst West Coast in Irvine, California. All of that adds up to many hours of inspirational and motivational...

Bob Buford’s Top 10 Values

When it comes to vision and values, I wasn’t sure how that actually plays out, how to translate those values into reality, and what it would look like in everyday life. So when I got the latest issue of Bob...

how Randy Pausch lived a full life

I’m a bit late on the Last Lecture phenomena. Never read the book. Didn’t see the Youtube video that millions saw last year — 8.6 million views to date. I only watched it a few weeks ago in 2009. What...

how emotionally maturity is connected to spiritual maturity

Continuing the series on “Developing emotional maturity – part 3 of many”. [cf. part 1: what is emotional maturity? part 2: how to develop emotional maturity] Peter Scazzero is one of the few authors that compellingly connect spiritual maturity and...

Saturday surprises: being a human being

Lots of buzz words dominate the conversations I’m hearing: excellence. productivity. purpose. effective. passionate. mission. vision. results. Frankly, it’s overwhelming to me. The past 2 weeks have been humbling to me, and I’ve had to slow down. And, Craig Groeschel...

slowing down to do more

I love to cram a ton of activities in my life. A good day for me back-to-back events on a weekend, or 6 meetups with different people– casual conversations over coffee, mind you, not working meetings with an agenda. [cf....