Good Stress, Stupid Stress
August 27, 2019

Recently I was at a Happy Hour celebrating new positions for some friends. One of them was Patti. I had a few minutes with her and asked what she was enjoying about her new role. While going through the list of things she liked, she said something that stuck with me.

Smiling, she said there was stress, but it’s “good stress, not stupid stress.”

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August 19, 2019

Are you tired of just surviving day to day? This is what “surviving” feels like: Things are okay. Not great. Could…

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Daring to Try Something New
July 16, 2019

When we step out into the unknown and try something new, there may be risks, but there are also great rewards. And it’s in the unknown where God shows Himself most powerful.

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Yes, And (Part 2)
July 2, 2019

In my recent blog “Yes – And, Part 1,” I talked about the two words used in Improv (Improvisational Theatre): the…

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Yes – And (Part 1)
June 25, 2019

Several years ago, the Organizational Development team where I worked was preparing for our annual leadership retreat. The Director, Lynda, came to me and said, “We want to use Improv at the retreat.”

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Children Are Always Watching
June 18, 2019

It was Father’s Day this past weekend. Being a father to my three sons is a special gift from God—a role…

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It Can’t Be Taken From You
March 12, 2019

If you are in a job search right now, either actively or passively, you might find the process makes you anxious…

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I am the New Supervisor
January 29, 2019

Recently I wrote about the challenge of getting a new supervisor and its impact on us: It disrupts our normal. We…

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