The Meaning of Weism

The Meaning of Weism

Meism says, “Me first.” It’s the opposite of weism that says, “We first.” On the night before his crucifixion Jesus prayed for his future disciples–you and me. He could have prayed we would be strong and powerful. Instead, we read, “I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message, that all […]

Lead through discouragement

Lead through discouragement

Nobody sails through life without a dose of discouragement. And how we handle discouragement will dictate, not only our emotional and mental health, but our ability to bring a vision into reality. So how do we get past discouragement to the prize on the other side? When Jesus announced his impending death, while they didn’t […]

Leading through discouragement

Nobody sails through life without a dose of discouragement. And how we handle discouragement will dictate, not only our emotional and mental health, but our ability to bring a vision into reality. So how do we get past discouragement to the prize on the other side?

How Jesus changed a mind

How Jesus changed a mind

Few leadership challenges are tougher than leading people into change. No wonder. The thought of change creates uncertainty about the future. And uncertainty about the future creates fear about the change. In order to protect themselves from what they fear, people polarize around a position—for or against the change. The temptation at such times is […]

Two keys to bring about change

Two keys to bring about change

Bringing about change is tough because people tend to polarize around a position and feel they have to be right all the time. Rather than fighting it out, suggest everyone delay making a judgment until more questions have been asked and answered. I find it fascinating that there were times when Jesus drew a line […]