Tag: Failure

Uncategorized | August 14, 2017

Learning from Failure

If you are a leader, failure is in your future. Don’t worry about it, embrace it. Trust me, you will look back at your failures and remember fondly how you […]

Employment | March 1, 2017

Epic Leader Fail!

Stop Doing the Work and Get the Work Done. Many years ago, early in my leadership experience, I employed an admin named Janet*. Janet was a godly senior with the […]

Employment | September 30, 2016

I Hope You Fail!

I hope you fail. Not because I dislike you. Not because I want to be seen as better than you. I simply want you to fail, and fail regularly. Believe […]

Leadership | June 30, 2016

An Avoidable Tragedy

Fail Fast I cannot remember the location, but I remember the story like it was yesterday. A man and his son facing that moment where the son’s right of passage […]

Leadership | May 31, 2015

Lesson in Tragedy

(reposted from October 31, 2014) Less than two hours ago SpaceShipTwo had a catastrophic failure resulting in the death of at least one of its two pilots. Though these pilots […]

Employment | July 27, 2013

Silver Lining

Times are difficult. Churches are reducing staff and trying to figure out what to do to avoid collapse. Fear is building and pessimism is the flavor of the month. Still, […]