Don’t Eat That Frog Just Yet!

There’s an old saying that goes, “If the first thing you do when you wake up each morning is eat a live frog, nothing worse can happen for the rest of the day.” Best-selling author and motivational speaker, Brian Tracy, applies this saying to productivity practices. He claims that if we complete the most difficult task […]

Show Me Your Apps & I’ll Show You Your Future

A few years ago, my parents gave me an iPad as a Christmas gift. The possibilities were endless. I could read books, watch videos, create power points, research, increase work productivity and traffic emails. Yet, I spent the majority of my time using the iPad to play Angry Birds.  What a waste.  That iPad had far more potential and […]

Real Leaders Sacrifice Their Number

The University of Michigan kicked off the 2013 football season with a sacrificial act worth modeling.  In honor of Tom Harmon, Michigan’s first Heisman trophy winner, starting quarterback, Devin Gardner, switched to No. 98 after previously wearing No. 7. For those unfamiliar with football, know this: a player’s jersey number is essentially the player’s on-field identity. […]

Finding the Lost Generation

The term “Lost Generation” has been used to describe a few generations throughout the past century – most notably the Japanese youth living through that country’s recession in the 90s. Recently, economists have been labeling the current American youth as the new “Lost Generation” due to the consistently high unemployment rate among those between 15 […]

8 Attributes of a Servant Leader

How might you recognize a servant leader in action? Since Jesus Christ is the best example of a servant leader, lets consider His actions as a litmus test for leaders in training. Jesus led through love – agape love. Not the emotional, heart-pounding, romantic love we associate with the term today, but true, action-filled, unconditional […]