Posts this Past Week

What is Your Perspective?

Posted on March 2, 2012

Perspective is important.  We all can look at the same set of circumstances and some of us see problems and some of us see opportunities.  Often, if we simply flip or reverse our assumptions, the solution or opportunity presents itself to us.

No versus Yes

Posted on March 1, 2012

Do you feel harried, frustrated, scattered and wish your life was simpler and more focused?
Could the problem be your choice between two very small but very powerful words?

 Are Boxes Getting In Your Way?

Posted on February 29, 2012

A friend of mine here at the ministry and I have had a conversation over the last couple of days about boxes.  Sounds dull right?  Actually it is about the boxes we tend to put people in at work.

Things Leaders Do

Posted on February 28, 2012

According to James Kouzes and Barry Posner, there are five things that leaders do:

Five Ways to Show Appreciation to Your Staff

Posted on February 27, 2012

Motivation is a topic about which much has been written.  Personally, I am one of those that believe that it is more effective to make sure you hire motivated people and then allow them to do their jobs than it is to try to motivate people who don’t care or no longer trust the organization.  One way we as leaders can help our people is to make sure that we are not de-motivating them! Often, we are the biggest problem with morale in the workplace.