Leading Through Change

We all handle change differently. Some race to accept it (usually leaders), some warm to it over time (majority), and some don’t embrace it until there is no other option. William Bridges wrote a great book on the topic – Managing Transitions – in which he described all change as loss. When leaders understand that […]

What Do You See?

What we see is most often the result of our filters. We see through pain, our perspective,¬† and the facts we know (without the ones we lack). Vision is impaired unless we take off our filters and examine¬† a matter from every angle, especially from the perspective of people who don’t think or live like […]

Dressed for the Season

Colossians 3:12-15 in the Message says this: So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive as quickly and completely as the Master forgave you. And regardless […]

Pace

February. Already in 2017 there has been a family visit, travel, a family wedding, big events at work, attention to my soul, and rest. Your life is full, too. Setting a sustainable pace is a requirement. The words themselves give the reason…sustainable. When we keep a pace beyond our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being, […]