Few people have the eclectic experience of Mick Wilson. This is a rich interview with a man who has a deep background in leadership. Try combining wine with ministry! You will also learn about: Running a family business How faith connects to your everyday life Courage to try something new It’s not about the money … More Interview with Mick Wilson of Wilson Creek Winery
With the authority vested in me I declare that we are in the National Appreciation Season. There are very few times in human history in which appreciation is so desperately needed. Now is one of those times. We are watching before our eyes the frailty of life. In the US almost 200,000 people have died from … More I declare it is National Appreciation Season
If you’re like me and are an HGTV fanatic, watching all the refurb shows you may have noticed that when they display books nearly everybody is facing them backward. In other words, the spine of the book, showing the title and author is facing the back. The pages face the front. I find this oddly strange and … More Backward books and Hidden Lives
What is the key to effective training? Technical skills? Teaching skills? Facilitation Skills? HR knowledge? Modeling? Coaching? Presentation skills? Knowledge transfer? Understanding the Blooms Taxonomy? Of all the things talked about in training circles I have found there are two things not usually talked about that are the real keys to effective training. They are: … More The Key to Effective Training
Occasionally I will take the opportunity to introduce to you some people who have made a significant impact on others, in various professions. In addition, we will uncover how they integrated their faith and life and how their faith affected how they worked. Today I will introduce you to Nate Breen. @NateBreen; Linkedin.com/in/natebreen.
Over the past few months, there have been various employer responses to this Pandemic when it comes to their business: furlough, layoffs, closures, and sacrifice. Furlough is the idea that you intend to have your employee back but lay them off temporarily and, in the meantime, you can keep them on your company health care. … More “I kept my employees working”
ATD recently tweeted out a few questions to engage fellow trainers on the topic: What is coaching? My answer was: Uncovering what’s inside a person, their gifts/strengths/desires/interests and bring it into the outside space of their lives. Helping them become maximized. To me, that is the heart of it. There is a lot involved in … More What is a Coach?
Anne Beiler founded Aunte Anne’s Pretzels @AunteAnnes, https://auntieannebeiler.com/ which is a well-known franchise providing wonderfully made fresh pretzels for snacks and enjoyment. They have a ubiquitous presence in malls and airports throughout the nation. When you untangle the proverbial pretzel of their lives you will find a foundation which is much more than flour and … More She and Her Husband combined forgiveness and faith into a recipe for life and business
Jon Acuff, linkedin.com/in/jonacuff, @JonAcuff, is both a quitter and finisher. In his two books of the same name, with seemingly opposite emphasis he helps people sort out direction and gives them clarity in their lives. * What are you quitting and why should you? Jon floats the idea of quitting your day job so you … More He’s a Quitter and Finisher
One of my favorite former NFL coaches is Tony Dungy, @TonyDungy, now an NFL commentator. One of the reasons is because of the way he treats people and the way he spoke to his team.* When you read Quiet Strength, you will be filled with wonder as Coach Dungy talks about his time in the … More He Speaks with Respect