Friday Stream of Consciousness – 129

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: I confess I don’t have a lot of trust in news media. But, the Brian Williams thing caught me off-guard. He always seemed like a credible news man to me. Perhaps he is. We’ll need to wait and see how he handles all of this. Jimmy Fallon has […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 122

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Why does the queso made with only Velveeta and Rotel taste so stinking good? What a terrible couple of weeks for the NFL. Their self-induced malaise reminds me of the beginning of baseball’s fall back in the mid 1990’s. Jim Collins might call it, the hubris born of […]

Prepare for the Worst – The Firehouse Principle

The Firehouse Principle

Is your church prepared for the worst? Some of you may be thinking, “What a cheery question!” It is a really important one. In his outstanding book, Great by Choice, Jim Collins writes about a key trait possessed by 10X companies–those who outperformed their competitors tenfold during times of epic chaos: 10Xers differ from their less successful […]