What has been will be again . . . there is nothing new under the sun. ECCLESIASTES 1:9 Being creative is part of what it means to be human. When we make comments such as, “I have a great idea” or, “Let’s look at this problem from a different angle” […]
The Tarnishing Process What does it mean to tarnish? It means to become discolored, dull, spoiled, or tainted. We know what it means, but when does it happen? It is a process, not an event. You can’t point to the silver bowl and see it the moment it tarnishes. But […]
From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised. PSALM 113:3 Is your work praise? The question is not, “Are you praising God at work?” The real question is about the nature of your work. Is it praise? […]
Give up your rights. In order to remove the focus from yourself, lose your right to always win or be on top. Remember, it’s not about you. In a sea of more than six billion people, life does not revolve around you, your desires, and your needs. Remember, when the […]
The Power of One means that regardless of my background or station in life, the Golden Rule shapes how I think and what I do and can be applied to everyone … everywhere.
Long ago, people would scratch their words on rocks. Then there was soft clay and a stylus. Then paper and ink. Then a typewriter. Then a desktop or laptop or tablet computer. The point? New days call for new tools. Speed and agility are the new tools of strategy. Pick […]
Flourishing, the Greek philosopher Aristotle said, is the innate potential of each individual to live a life of enduring happiness, penetrating wisdom, optimal well-being, and authentic love and compassion. How’s that for a 2,500-year-old street definition of flourishing? Let’s look at those four ingredients. Enduring Happiness When you think of […]