Familiarity Breeds Awesome 

A Leadership Lesson from the Thunderbirds

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There’s an old saying, “Familiarity breeds contempt.” I don’t know who coined the phrase or what the circumstances were, but they were wrong for the most part – at least with regards to leadership. From nearly entry vantage point of church leadership, I’ve found familiarity to be an asset. Positive familiarity brings efficiency, trust, and […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 144

Featuring Cam Newton, the Quesalupa, and Mariah Carey

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I tried the new Quesalupa from Taco Bell and I loved it. Don’t judge. A cheese filled tortilla–brilliant. Not cheese melted inside a folded tortilla. A tortilla actually filled with cheese. Cam Newton lived in a virtual lovefest all season and for two weeks leading up to the […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness -142

Featuring Ken Griffey Jr., The Lone Bellow, and the Aging Suit

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Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: HOW IN THE WORLD COULD ANYONE VOTE AGAINST KEN GRIFFEY JR. FOR THE HALL OF FAME? Trevor Hoffman also should have made it. It looks like the Chargers are headed to Los Angeles. I won’t pull for them–even though from Long Beach and their stadium will be about […]