We All Need a Moving Day

photo of moving boxesWe get to move once again today. It will be the fifth place in just over a year. Do you want proof?

  1. For nine years, we owned a nice house in Pendleton, Indiana. Then my wife was called to serve a Scottsdale, Arizona church.
  2. July 2015:We moved to an Arizona condo.
  3. December 2015: because seasonal rates tripled rent, moved to an apartment.
  4. July 2016: my wife was caked to an Ohio church, so we’ve stayed with my wife’s mom.
  5. August 2016: We are moving with her to a new house.

We all need a moving day. I came to that conclusion when we were selling all our stuff to go to Arizona.  Continue reading “We All Need a Moving Day”

1/14/16 – Finding Your Internal GPS – Career Connectors

On January 14, I was the guest blogger for Career Connectors. The speaker was Paula Shoup of Internal GPS and it was on using your internal GPS to stay positive during difficult times. Continue reading “1/14/16 — Finding Your Internal GPS — Career Connectors”

Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teething Rings

A nursery teacher says to a parent, "This morning's nursery saw lots of weeping, wailing and gnashing of teething rings."

There are some things you just can’t prepare for. One baby begins to wail. the next thing you know, you have a choir of weeping and wailing.

Yes, you can see leadership principles in a group of babies. If you have one charismatic cryer, the whole group will join in within a few moments. Continue reading “Weeping, Wailing and Gnashing of Teething Rings”

Your Work Matters!

Cartoon of a guy flipping a hamburger. The boy says, "Just call me, 'The Sultan of the Spatula.'"On this Monday, I have one thing to say: Your work matters! Now I could stop right there, but this would be the shortest blog post I’ve ever done. We can’t have that, can we? So here it goes!

You may think your work doesn’t matter because you are in a business that is struggling. But your work does matter! You never know how that business would be doing if you weren’t there. If you keep holding on, you may discover a way to bring that business new clients. You may discover a new product or service that revitalizes your industry. Don’t give up. Your work matters! Continue reading “Your Work Matters!”