3 truths for better leadership and time mgmt

Greg McKeown in his book Essentialist: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less gives three truths that will help an individual live a more fruitful and streamlined lifestyle: Understand you have a choice. You choose how to spend your energy and time. The prevalence of noise. Almost everything is noise and very few things are exceptionally valuable. Therefore, you…

You Need More Sleep

Greg McKeown in Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less discusses the often neglected discipline of sleep that I found interesting and wanted to pass on. The Performance Killer by Charles A. Czeisler (Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School) explains how sleep deprivation undermines high performance. He likens sleep deficit to drinking too much alcohol, explaining that pulling…

You Need To Get More Sleep

Greg McKeown in Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less discusses the often neglected discipline of sleep that I found interesting and wanted to pass on. The Performance Killer by Charles A. Czeisler (Professor of Sleep Medicine at Harvard Medical School) explains how sleep deprivation undermines high performance. He likens sleep deficit to drinking too much alcohol,…

1st quarter reading list

This year I’m going to be much more intentional with my time and one way I’m doing that is planning out my reading list 3 months in advance. Here’s what I’ve selected for January – March: January 2016 Generational IQ (helping me think through making decisions in the church that has, for the first time in…

How do your values measure up to Jesus’ values?

The values of Jesus-followers versus the values of the world as found in The Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5:2-11: Poor in spirit, humble                                     proud, competent, self-reliant Mourn, sad over sin                                       pleasure-seeking, carefree Hungry for God,…

Are you serious about changing?

What stops you from changing?  Whom or what do you blame for your sin?  Do you ever hear yourself thinking or saying one of the following? They provoke me. If they’d only help me or love me more. I take after my family. It’s the way I am. People don’t understand what it’s like for…