3 Small Actions to Make Your Leadership Meeting More Effective

I recently filmed a video for all those who serve on our team in our stores—2600 folks who daily help believers navigate their faith journey. Right as I was about to begin filming, a leader in our store operations wisely and respectfully reminded me to try and stay under five minutes because of how much […]

3 Reasons Your “Time Hacks” Aren’t Helping

If you Google “Time Management Hacks,” you will receive 1.4M search results, meaning you can spend the rest of your life reading about how to save time. If you are not familiar with the term, “time hacking” often refers to experimenting with your approach to life, schedules, and time management to ensure you are finding […]

Jerry Seinfeld and 3 Reminders About Leadership

Picture from Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

I recently listened to Daniel McGinn’s interview with Jerry Seinfeld on the HBR Ideacast (also published in the January/February issue of Harvard Business Review). In the interview, Jerry Seinfeld talked about how nine years was a magical number in terms of the length of the wildly popular Seinfeld show. He did not want to lose the […]

6 Signs You Are an Easily Distracted Leader

D.L. Moody said, “Give me a person who says, ‘This one thing I do,’ and not ‘These 50 things I dabble in.’” He was likely referring to several biblical passages where believers described their single-minded focus on the Lord (Philippians 3:13-14 and Psalm 27:4, for example). When it comes to our spiritual maturity, focus is […]