When People Speak Ill of You

kids telling secrets

That some will speak ill of you is one of life’s contants. It can come in several forms, but every human being will experience it. I’ve found many of those who consistently aim negativity toward others to be perennial offenders. This is to say, the same people cultivate much of the world’s negativity. Every now […]

Eliminating Distractions Through Productive Panic

Keep Calm and Panic

Last week was one of those weeks where distractions were abundant and multiplied like jackrabbits by the hour. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t focus on a couple of key things I needed to do. I had some insomnia and that played a role–but come on, focus man! I started lots of stuff […]

Productivity for Pastors – Know Thyself

Hands on inside of computer screen

I’ve struggled over the years to find new ways to be productive. I’ve always had a sense I could be working smarter, and thus have more time and mental bandwidth left over for things that matter. Perhaps that’s where you are. Or, maybe you feel a bit sluggish these days and could use a kick-start. […]