The Importance of Focus

The Importance of Focus

There is an old saying: “If you aim at nothing, you are sure to hit it.” That is a true statement. Yet in our current culture, there might be an even bigger and less acknowledged danger. Perhaps the companion saying ought to be, “If you aim at everything, you’ll never...
Conquering Bitterness: Lessons from World War II

Conquering Bitterness: Lessons from World War II

“If any man is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has passed away; behold the new has come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 The central message of the Christian gospel is reconciliation. The rift between men and God caused by our sin has been repaired by Jesus’ death on the...
Reflections from Psalm 49

Reflections from Psalm 49

I have begun 2019 working through the Psalms. I came across Psalm 49, and I was struck at the timely word it gives—to everyone, and especially those in business. This Psalm warns of the pursuit of security and meaning in wealth. It may seem unusual to dedicate so much...
Who Owns Your Portfolio?

Who Owns Your Portfolio?

Jockko Willink has become a leadership sensation in the past few years. His Ted Talks and podcasts are popular, and his book, Extreme Ownership has been a best selling book several years in a row. He gives solid leadership advice from the perspective of his background...
Beginning Again

Beginning Again

The New Year is an important opportunity to start again. Many of you have taken stock of the last year, and have set some goals for 2019. Daniel Pink, in his book, When, demonstrates the tangible power of new beginnings. Significant days & markers have proven...