Category: My Journey

These blog posts are like an open journal. Feel free to peer into my inner world.

Why I don’t watch TED Talks

My short, humorous tale of why I don’t watch TED Talks… because they are bad for my health!

More is not more

More followers does not equal more value. More activity does not equal more result. More stuff does not equal more contentment. It might, but it doesn’t necessarily. By walking the essentialist lifestyle I have discovered all the more (!) that more is not more. In the words of the author Greg McKeeown, I’m on the disciplined ...

In with the Old, out with the New

How do you keep up with it all? I mean all the content, the blog posts, the ideas, the formulas, the “must-read” articles and “must-watch” videos. My answer: I can’t. But for a long time I tried. It was a stark revelation to me when I was a minister, doing what I felt was my ...

My Values

On my journey to discover who I am, I have been thinking about my values. By codifying my values, I hope to have a list of criteria for things that I do, then if what I’m doing doesn’t reflect this list of values, it’s the wrong thing for me to be doing. I took me a while ...

The difficult journey of being yourself

Years ago I read that as a leader you will have your own values that you lead by. This was a revelation to me – I had assumed that as a leader who should get rid of your own personality (I was a self-effacing church leader, after all!) Recently I have returned to business after ...