Close

Wanted: A Great Board Chair

Wanted: Intelligent, relational, thick-skinned, kind, and visionary individual to lead organization through trying time while navigating strong personalities and difficult, often conflicting goals. Wh…

Finding Your Scottie Pippen

During the 1990s there was no sports phenomenon more compelling, or more dominant, than the Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls. In a period of eight years—two of which Jordan spent playing baseball po…

Autobiographical Theology

We all operate with a framework for navigating life and work. For some it is a well-defined, intentional set of core beliefs and truth. For some it is an ever-evolving bowl of beliefs and experiences.…

The Dangers of Celebrity-ism

Quick. Name the Christian you admire the most. Perhaps you said your brother or your grandmother or your early cell group leader. Perhaps like Edith Schaeffer, you consider the question of the greates…

A Case for Unbundling

“Oh, it’s very simple…” This is how the character Sheldon, from TV’s Big Bang Theory, begins his nearly incomprehensible explanation of “Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock,” a sup…

Six Pictures of God’s Kingdom

From time to time, I go back and read one of my favorite parts of the Bible: the parables. These are the very short stories that Jesus told to make a point. Usually, they’re pretty straightforward, …

Think // Plan // Do

I don’t just coach CEOs. I own or co-own some small businesses as well. In a couple of them I am instituting a framework called Think/Plan/Do. I’m convinced that every successful business and orga…

The Four Dangers of Success

I’ve become convinced that most people handle failure much better than they handle success. Failure can make a man, and success can ruin a man. I’ve seen it in the lives of the business leaders wi…

Macro, Micro and Non-Managers

Micromanagement comes naturally at a start-up. You know this if you’re a founder. You micromanage either because you’re the only employee or because every detail feels so important to get right. B…

5 Tests of a Leader

Some storms brew on the horizon. We can see them coming and we have time to maneuver. Other storms just drop out of the sky suddenly like a raging tornado, wreaking havoc on anything in its path. The …
The Steve Graves Weekly Article

Please fill in the form to subscribe to the Steve Graves Weekly!