The Way of the Bear

Ever been to a Build a Bear?  They always looks very busy.  When you see a whole herd of pre-teen girls walking through the mall with their cub-condos they always are still buzzing with excitement.  After reading the Build a

Four Rules for Fast Teams

Speaking of Dave Ferguson, he points us to a great article from Fast Company’s archives called Four Rules for Fast Teams.  This is interesting stuff and could definitely lead to a really productive discussion around our place.  And it’s short

Multi-Site Podcast

As you know, one of the things we’re working on at SeaCoast Grace is the multi-site approach to ministry.  One church, multiple locations.  One of the pioneering churches in this movement is Community Christian Church in Naperville, IL.  There’s an

A Prepared Mind

Whie I was at Borders yesterday I picked up a book called A Prepared Mind and spent just a few minutes looking it over.  They’ve been doing an overview over at 800 CEO READ and it really sounded great.  I

Getting Things Done

I’ve been hearing so much about Getting Things Done : The Art of Stress-Free Productivity that I picked up a copy yesterday.  I couldn’t put it down.  Simple stuff.  But this really looks like something that could help me!  My

Mickey’s Ten Commandments

We’re on the hunt to change the way our campus feels.  New signage.  New colors.  Attention to landscaping details.  Developing a parking team and really ramping up the way our greeters interact with our guests.  All good.  And yet, there

Personal Competence

Seth Godin’s post on becoming an indespensable employee sets up an interesting dichotomy.  On the one hand, as a leader I want to think about my organization or team from the standpoint of The E Myth and develop such a

Greatness Finds Him

Ok, I have to put these two pictures.  One of Kobe’s game winner.  And one of the sweet moments that followed.  And they were sweet!  Trust me, Kobe is in the middle of that group hug.  I wish you could’ve