Church, Cross Posts, Personal

Effective Communication

Michael Hyatt recently posted a summary of what he believes is the four keys to effective communication: Effective communicators know how to prepare a message with a singular and crystal clear focus. If you know where you are going, you can take anyone with you. If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every… Continue reading Effective Communication


Standing Up

After reading an article from Michael Hyatt about working at a standup desk, I have been considering it for a couple of weeks. Last weekend, I asked one of the guys from our congregation to help me move a piece of furniture to my office so I could set it up as a standup desk.… Continue reading Standing Up


I’m Not Sure How I Feel About This

Michael Hyatt recently blogged on the topic of Tribe Building - this idea that marketing is not as important as a community that believes passionately in your product. To be honest, I have never been a big fan of marketing in the church in the first place. But I am also a bit hesitant to think… Continue reading I’m Not Sure How I Feel About This

Church, Ministry Connections, Personal

Chokepoints, pt 3

I enjoy reading Michael Hyatt's blog. Recently, he posted on the subject of saying "No" and I thought it fit very well with what I have been writing about chokepoints. Particularly, check this out: Every time I say “no” to something that is not important, I am saying “yes” to something that is. I might… Continue reading Chokepoints, pt 3