6 Ways to “Burnout-Proof” Your Business (3 of 3)

If there were a contagious condition (other than “that one”) that could take you out as an entrepreneur or business owner and short-circuit your future success, would you want to know about it? The condition is burnout, and the dominant work habits of our culture have made it more prevalent than ever. But you don’t […]

6 Ways to “Burnout-Proof” Your Business (2 of 3)

Did you know a recent study showed 89% of professionals were suffering from some degree of burnout? Did you know there are six powerful steps you can take to make sure it doesn’t happen to you? In the last post, we drew from over three decades of research by burnout experts Christina Maslach and Michael […]

6 Ways to “Burnout-Proof” Your Business (1 of 3)

First, the bad news: In case you didn’t know, burnout has reached epidemic proportions, especially among business owners and entrepreneurs, and if you’re in that category you could be at serious risk. Here’s the good news: Long-time researchers and burnout experts Christina Maslach and Michael P. Leiter have identified six primary “risk factors” that lead […]

3 Signs You Might Be Suffering From the “Hidden Pandemic”

If you didn’t know there are TWO pandemics going on, this could be the wake-up call you need to keep yourself safe. Jennifer Moss is an author, journalist and workplace expert who discovered something shocking in 2020. She found evidence of a major increase in a devastating condition that affects knowledge workers, entrepreneurs and millennials […]

What a Stupid Fly Taught Me About Smart Leadership

I like to think I can learn something from anything…but a fly? What vital lesson about life and leadership could I POSSIBLY tease out of repeated failed attempts to smack an annoying insect? I’m sitting at brown wooden table in an empty ice cream parlor, surrounded by teal metal chairs and the sound of carefully […]

God has a generous wisdom for you

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.  (James 1:5) We live in a complicated world.  So many decisions, so many problems, so many responsibilities come to fill our minds, and it can sometimes be so hard to make sense of […]

Your life is all about Jesus

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Romans 11 YOUR LIFE IS ALL ABOUT JESUS For from Him and through Him and to Him are all things.  To Him be glory forever.  Amen.  (Romans 11:36) Over and over in the Bible, we see that salvation and grace come from God.  They are gifts that He offers out of […]

God’s presence can heal your perspective

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 36 GOD’S PRESENCE CAN HEAL YOUR PERSPECTIVE For with You is the fountain of life; in your light do we see light.  (Psalm 36:9) We live in a world of darkness and confusion.  We see things imperfectly, incompletely, and inconsistently. Have you felt it?  The sense that you […]

God has a generous wisdom for you

Scripture Notes on James 1 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.  (James 1:5) We live in a complicated world. So many decisions, so many problems, so many responsibilities come to fill our minds, and it can sometimes be so […]

Stillness Brings You Clarity

The backwater lake shimmered in the light of the mid-morning sun. Ripples danced through the water like figure skaters on ice, making chaotic patterns interspersed with brief moments of circular perfection where the fish poked up for a bite to eat. Across the water was a stand of cypress trees, their ghost-white forms stretching high […]