What happens when your calendar marries your to-do list? Action and accomplishment are birthed! Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. This quote is attributed to Peter Drucker. Time management and self-management are so intertwined that they are indistinguishable. Everything I have ever read regarding time management boiled down to my ability to manage myself. Time is a precious commodity. One can feel it slipping away moment by…Read More
Thinking or Doing?
It is not an either-or decision. We need both thinking and doing. I could have added talking to the mix. For there seems to be no end to talk, but talking and thinking are not the same as doing. Planning, preparing discussion, seeking input, research, and brainstorming are excellent, but if these things do not lead to action, and doing it seems rather hollow. Ideas without action lead to delusion.…Read More
Is there a GPS for Life?
Directions. I have been directionally challenged my entire life. Unlike others who have an innate sense of direction, I am the exact opposite. I have gotten lost seemingly going around the block. Unless the sun is rising or setting, I have no idea which direction is east, west, north or south. One theory that has worked well for me over the years is that when I come to a…Read More
Plan Tomorrow Tonight
One of the reasons that you must have plans for your day is that many days will bring unexpected happenings and events. Only the prepared are flexible enough to move in other directions as the events warrant. There was a time in my life when I would plan my sermons six months to a year ahead. A few times I would be asked by other pastors how can you…Read More
What Happens when your calendar marries your to-do list?
What happens when your calendar marries you to-do list? Action and accomplishment are birthed! Until we can manage time, we can manage nothing else. This quote is attributed to Peter Drucker. Time management and self-management are so intertwined that they are indistinguishable. Everything that I have ever read regarding time management really boiled down to my ability to manage myself. Time is a precious commodity one can feel it slipping away…Read More
How to be more effective
Effectiveness is something we are seeking or an area in which we strive to to get better. We must get things done. How can I get things done and be an effective leader at work, school and at home? Let me share a few tips that have helped me to get things done effectively.Read More
What Gets you going?
What gets you going? What helps you get out of bed in the morning? I mean besides an alarm clock.! Do you have a plan for the day? Or is your plan to take it as it comes? I remember a time in my life when someone started with this line of questioning how uncomfortable it made me. My goal was to serve the Lord and make heaven my home.…Read More