What Avocados Teach Us About Leadership

picking avocados

Some time ago, I spent some time with a long-time mentor. I was describing some leadership issues and asked for his advice. He cited a Latino farming proverb. I won’t try to say it in Spanish, I’ll just offer it’s meaning: “the avocados sort themselves out in the walking.” Or, something like that. I don’t […]

Let Them Be – We Need Explorers

Spyglass on a Map

We believe in conventional wisdom, in tried and true ways, and in what the experts tell us. Good. That’s a great place to start. However, when someone comes up with a new idea–a church decides to try something else, someone suggests the conventional paths are full of potholes, or the “tried and true” ways are […]