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Archive for: Place

The Most Valuable Lessons Learned at 54º

August 22, 2012

This morning’s temperature was a fabulous cool 54 degrees, and it’s still August. Just a little over two weeks ago the temperatures were scorching – scrapping such numbers as 102 – 104 degrees and it seemed as though that season would never, ever end.

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The August of Life

dry parched earth in August

August 21, 2012

How many of us feel like we’re living our lives in August, exhausted, spent and with little hope for rain?

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Driving with your team is like driving with a teen

July 27, 2012

As parents and as leaders how often are we driving for others when they’re supposed to be driving themselves?

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Running in Jeans

Swedish Festival, Stromsburg Running in Jeans

June 26, 2012

How many of us are just waiting on the sidelines of life thinking that I have to have everything in place before I run the race?

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Sunday Edition: The Fear of Not Making It

steep canyon walls

May 20, 2012

Will you make it? The answer is yes, if you choose to go up. What he did in that situation is that he looked up, in spite of the slick, steep walls, there were places along the rock where he could grab, hang onto and pull himself up, then again, and again, slowly, but confidently moving out of a desperate situation.

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Sunday Edition: The Lesson of Vision, part 3 of 3

ODB-smcopy

May 20, 2012

A vision of the future requires a belief in a promise, and an action plan.

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The Lesson in Vision, part 2 of 3

May 17, 2012

You finally got buy-in. What do you tell them as they begin to fall into formation in your quest? You need to tell them what that pathway will look like. It’s not what you think.

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The Lesson in Vision, part 1 of 3

May 14, 2012

When you cast a vision for your organization there is going to be some predictable response. A few things to remember.

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Sunday Edition: Fat Crozby Gets a Blessing

February 13, 2012

Faithful friend or just a sponge wrapped in fur – either way, she’s a lot like me.

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Sunday Edition: Suffer Beautifully

November 14, 2011

If you could see yourself in the future looking back at your past, will you look back on it with gratitude or regret?

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