I can’t remember a time when I felt more of a sense of urgency. Last Sunday, I called 911 at 7:30 pm. They were supposed to be at the destination of their raft trip at 4:30 pm. The group assumed that they could cover five miles of river in a couple of hours, hiking and floating down to one of our favorite swimming holes, “Rainbow Pool,” just outside of Yosemite…
Virtual Coaching My wife Robin recently became a Certified Life Coach. Now she can help people all around the world in the same way she has helped people locally by coming alongside of them and helping them accomplish life changing initiatives. Already she is seeing great results with those whom she has coached. With Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Reality, and robotics my wife’s impact will soon be impacted to a greater degree….
I joined two of my great friends to visit and honor Bill and Jan Stewart and express our appreciation for their investment in our lives and in our wives as they prepared us for a lifetime in ministry. Here is an interview that I had with Marvin Jacobo and Garry Zeek, two of my heroes of the faith!
Last night I met with a man who is working on his PhD, working 12 hour days, lacking sleep, no vacations and hitting the wall emotionally. His wife encouraged him to talk to me to help him gain perspective. He was suffering from success sickness, no margins, no balance, trying to please everyone and saying yes to everything because of FOMO (fear of missing out). His is the plight of…
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Love this book by John C Maxwell
Yesterday we had a young man come to the church who was high on something, hungry, no driver’s license or other identification, wanting a busride to NorCal. He took the focus of our office for four hours, three pastors were engaged with this man, two pastors took him to purchase groceries, which he devoured on the spot, whole chicken turned finger food, chugged down with chocolate milk. He was given…
Book summary on how to lead your team to become more effective in reaching wildly important goals.
Love this book and highly recommend it for every pastor, Board-members, and leaders who care about abounding in the work of Jesus.
Outstanding book on the disciplined pursuit of less.
I love this book by John Ortberg. Check out this book summary. Then you will be compelled to read or re-read this book again. It is so good! Be sure to subscribe to this blog and receive future book summaries automatically.
Patrick Lencioni’s book, “The Advantage” has been a great resource for me in keeping an eye on what it means to build a healthy leadership team. I put together a ten minute video summarizing his key points. Hope you enjoy it… The Advantage from Stan Lubeck on Vimeo.
Everyone needs a coach. If you want to improve on your life skills, you need a coach to help you make progress. If you want to lead an excellent Life Group, you need a coach to keep you focused and on track, a coach who can help you when the people in your group are driving you crazy.