This is very important for those of us who parent, coach, lead teams, supervise, hire, fire, or are in any other type of authority role. We need to be able to quickly recognize the difference between these life patterns, because they massively impact the future of our families, teams, and organizations. Read More
The difference between a leader and a loser? How they recover from failure. Jonathan HooverClick to tweet
So, how do you bounce back after a mistake? Here’s five key steps that will get you back on your feet: Read More
But not all methods of communication are equal. I learned this while writing a sermon a few weeks ago.
I know you’ll enjoy this guest post by my long-time friend A. C. Williams. She is an accomplished author and a devoted God-follower. I know what she has to share will be a blessing to you. Let me encourage you to visit her blog at www.alwayspeachy.com.
It’s on those days when the bad news keeps coming. Minute after minute, hour after hour, the bad news doesn’t let up. You owe more on your taxes than you thought. Your car is broken. Your child is sick. The storm damage is extensive. Whatever situation you’re in, doesn’t it seem that bad news never shows up on the happy days? No, it all has to unload on us at once, on the days when we’re already feeling like we’ve fallen in the mud.
The only problem was that in replacing the disposal, I learned that other parts of our under-sink plumbing needed replacing as well. Shut-off valves were corroded and non-functioning. When I replaced those, the old supply lines no longer fit. Thus, new lines became part of the project. Read More
This post is written by Chris Tiegreen, a guest on the Life in a Crazy World blog. I know you’ll love the amazing insight he shares.
Chris is an author and speaker in Atlanta, Ga. To find out more about his books or to sign up for his blog, visit www.chris-tiegreen.com/blog.
Choose to Float – by Chris Tiegreen
I always pick it up. It doesn’t matter if I’m on deadline or if the family needs my attention or if the office is on fire. When the phone rings, the schedule of the person calling trumps my schedule almost every time.
Why is that? Why do we interrupt something very important simply because someone else thought it was a convenient time to call? Maybe it’s because we don’t want to miss anything more important than what we’re doing or perhaps it’s because we’re starved for attention. But I think there’s more to it than that. The truth is that we are slaves to the immediate.