mgmt

although I am a fan of (some of) the music of the enigmatic band (whoismgmt.com) and the use of their moniker is somewhat of an seo experiment, i did want to share three observations about management (i am a manager at the company i currently work for—Logos). observation one: the key to unlocking potential in…

decision parallax

do you make decisions? yes, we all do. as a matter of course, everyone, everyday is faced with a series of decisions. there is a constant onslaught of decision points that interweave the fabric of our lives. it starts at the first dawn of consciousness and ends with its last flicker. the very moment we…

flying coach

one of the things in this world that i find myself being passionate about is organizational and leadership development. to be fair, that is most likely why i sought out a masters degree that focused on those area. but what truly fascinates me about it is something that goes beyond the common ideas of what…

good man speaking well

today i came across an interesting article regarding the utility of social networking and social media in the milieu of marketing. the crux of the author’s (peter shankman) argument (if you look beyond his hap-hazard way of making his point) is that social technologies are just tools in the marketing tool box, not a replacement…

the challenge of the bible

in 2006 i came up with an idea of how i could get myself to read through the Bible on a regular and consistent basis. this is much tougher than you would think for a guy who spent the first three weeks of his married life unknowingly ignoring his wife because he was so used…

prop 8 revisited

this is my response to a thread on facebook that got me fired up: “this issue is not about church and state – there are plenty of non-religious folk who are prejudice. rather the core issue here is a matter of governance – regardless of how you feel about this issue – the basis of…

los angeles does not care

this morning my wife asked me why we are getting the la times delivered to our house – i had purchased a subscription but decided to donate it to a local school – so the times is sending us and the school the paper every day – so okay.  i took the paper this morning…

a pain in the …

a funny thing happened on the way to church this morning – or rather, once i got here. as i put my stuff down in the sanctuary getting ready to put the roman (check out the kindred page) in the nursery i felt my back give out and i was stuck sitting in my pew…

definition of a pastor

recently a good friend of mine posted a new entry into his blog (the details of which are not important to this entry, but it is a great read and he is a good guy so you can read it here: http://is.gd/dsA4t); what has prompted this entry was what came out in the ensuing discussion…