Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion.
One of the most interesting sessions at the Leadership Summit was a three minute segment by Ashish Nanda on what is formally called the Service-Profit Chain. Dr. Nanda suggested that Success could be substituted for Profit. Big name, I know.
One of the most important decisions a church will ever make is when they decide who their customer will be. The day the customer becomes the people already in the seats, the mission is lost. The real customer needs to
You never know what craziness you’re going to find over on boingboing. Most of it is truly bizarre…and then there’s this one: With everything up in the air on Sunday morning we headed over to O’Hare to catch our flight
Yesterday was an awesome day! Every session was just incredible stuff. Yesterday had a huge cast. Ashish Nanda, Jim Collins, Bono, and Patrick Lencioni. I’m not sure it’s fair to pick a highlight. Each talk had some really great moments
I think the highlight of day one was pretty easy to call. Although Bill Hybels was as good as ever and James Meeks had many good things to say, Andy Stanley’s informal style and powerful concepts produced a captivating 45
We rolled in around noon for Willow Creek’s Leadership Summit. First time Debbie and I have hit a conference together in several years. And this promises to be a great time. Andy Stanley, Jim Collins, Patrick Lencioni…and an interview with
How competent are you? How competent is your team? Your organization? Do you ever take a flyer and just try something to see if it’ll work? Maybe you find yourself thinking, "Why try a new thing when this is working
Peter Drucker had a way of saying things. From the August 1st reading in The Daily Drucker we pick up a thread in the simple vs. complex discussion: "The less diverse a business, the more manageable it is. Simplicity makes
UPDATE: For a look at the 2007 Fastest Growing Churches list click here. A Church Growth Today study is out over at Outreach Magazine. It’s an interesting list of the 100 fastest growing churches in the U.S. I think it’s