being intentional

Being intentional is not that easy

Being intentional has become a “buzzphrase” of sorts, especially in leadership. However, acting on that phrase is a lot more difficult (at least initially) than it sounds. At one time, I had the privilege of hosting a church life group in our home. During one of our meetings, we discussed “meditating on God’s word.” Blessed is the one who does not …

There is hope for knuckleheads

Do you think you are a knucklehead? Maybe others think that about you. Either way, I have good news — there is hope for you. A little “Knucklehead” History… In my late teens and early 20s, my “knuckleheadedness” was in full motion. I was irresponsible, short-sighted and somewhat arrogant. Each weekend meant consuming too much alcohol, spending too much money and …

When telecommuting isn’t enough

Some people may consider telecommuting part of their “dream job” scenario. After all, they can work from home and still have a meaningful impact in their chosen profession. With instant messaging, video conferencing and “net meetings,” the need for actually “going to work” somewhere is fading. But, is that a good thing? “And let us not neglect our meeting together, …