Adults construct understanding through conversation, yet our meeting agendas rarely provide time for any conversation at all. The really useful discussion occurs after the meeting has been gaveled to an end, as stimulated minds seek to make sense of what they’ve just heard. Insights, alternatives and solutions are more likely to arise in the parking lot after the meeting if participants have not had an opportunity Continue reading
Here we are again at the start of another new year. It’s great that we are here, hopefully in good health, ready to enjoy the gift of another year in front of us. There is something about a new year that makes us think at varying levels about our lives.
It’s a good time to take ourselves off the automatic pilot we seem to operate on so much these days and reflect… where were we in our lives Continue reading
1. What is Goal Setting?
Goal setting is a process that helps you get clear on what you want, make an action plan to help you get there, launch into action, and persist until you reach your destination or find a better one.
Earl Nightingale put it this way, “People with goals succeed because they know where they are going. It’s as simple as that.”
2. Why Personal Goal Setting Continue reading
Medical treatments can be of some help to some bad habits. There are people who have overcome many bad habits through medical treatments. There are rehabilitation centers that actually make you cut down on your bad habits like smoking and alcoholics.
Nicotine replacement therapy is basically the cure for smokers. The nicotine patches need to be used in order to reduce smoking, Continue reading
John Wooden passed away on June 4, 2010, at age 99. If you are a basketball fan, just saying the name John Wooden is all that is needed to know you are speaking of coaching excellence.
If you don’t know basketball, I could go on longer than any of us want giving you Coach Wooden’s biography. But, I’ll summarize in a few words:
John Wooden won 10 national Continue reading
It all looked so good. Surely this was indeed the Will of God for this man?
Feelings in the spiritual life and emotions in the area of leadership can be most misleading no matter what that realm of service might be and these truths can be applied to all fields of ministry and example.
Wherever you are serving and leading and ministering and wherever you are an example to others or are regarded Continue reading
Do you feel like you are just wasting your life? After a day’s work, do you feel a sense of fulfillment? If not, you probably have not thought about what your purpose and goals are in life.
You have to decipher these goals your own. Nobody can tell you what you should achieve or not. These goals have to be defined clearly for you to be able avoid wondering around without really able to achieve Continue reading
The traditional perception of project management looks at projects as goal-oriented systems created by managers and other administrators. These systems are often filled with ambiguity, technical complexity, and span many diverse goals that seem to be ever-changing. Project leadership attempts to organize this process and succeed in meeting goals. There are three major frameworks for defining Continue reading
Pornography is sex bereft of love and compassion. It makes mockery of physical intimacy. Men and women are reduced to beasts who engage in sexual acts for the rush and purely physical enjoyment of sex. Sex performed within the bounds of marriage and holy matrimony is honest, pure and sincere. It is made born out of mutual love and respect between husband and wife. Pornography Continue reading
While there are many individuals who ascend to, and serve in a variety of positions of leadership, it often appears that many of these individuals seem to be unfocused and/ or unsure about their reasons for leading, as well as what they hope to accomplish in their positions. It is far easier to state that you believe you should be a leader, than to clearly demonstrate why you should be doing so! Therefore, we should Continue reading