Forget the Rankings

September 29, 2010

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Now before you reject this post based on the title because you are devoted to data, hear me out for a second. I am probably not going to say what you think. When I was playing football, we had one goal every season: win a championship. Whether we were actually good enough to do that […]

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Smaller Muscles

September 22, 2010

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A few months ago I remember looking through the guide on my television and seeing a title that read: “The Perfect Booty”. My nature is way too inquisitive to not be intrigued by a title like that. So, of course I had to click on the channel to see what this was about. I knew […]

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The Day Before

September 15, 2010

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The other day I was on a conference call with a few guys talking about rest. You know the thing we want more of and never seem to get enough of. For most of us, life is going 80 MPH in a 55 PMH zone, Monday through Friday and sometimes on the weekend. This pace […]

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Reasons Not to Overreact

September 13, 2010

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Emotions are a good thing because they serve as barometers to gauge the impact of what is happening around us and provide an opportunity to identify how that impact feels. When things happen, whether good or bad, we feel an emotion. Sometimes it is obvious and visible. Other times it is hidden and private. Either […]

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Summer Reflections

September 1, 2010

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So, it is the first day of September and summer is pretty much done, which means my tweeting/blogging mini-sabbatical is over as well. During the last several weeks, I had the chance to process some thoughts, have a few conversations with people I value and simply brainstorm about life. I wanted to share just a […]

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Have You Called Africa or Asia?

July 1, 2010

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A few years ago, I heard an assistant pastor tell a story about a request from his boss, who happens to be one of the most influential pastors of our time. Apparently this assistant pastor was charged with acquiring some supplies needed for a very important meeting or engagement. After searching high and low, he […]

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When Considering “Star” Free Agents

June 30, 2010

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So, on the heels of arguably the greatest free agent class in NBA history (LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, etc.), I want to share some  thoughts on recruiting free agents to your organization, in particular, those “star” players who have ridiculous talent and a track record of success. Every industry has them. Here are some things […]

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