Every growing organization has hiring needs. Even dying businesses and groups often need to hire. It is a part of the process of staffing any organization. There are many reasons why you may need to hire someone new. Your organization may be growing and you require more people just to handle the growth. Staff may… Read more »

One of the greatest gifts we are given on earth is family. Over our lifetime we play many different roles in the family unit, often multiple roles at one time. We start out as children, then become parents, aunts or uncles, grandparents and possibly even great-grandparents. As children we only have one role to fulfill,… Read more »

People around the world have been captivated by the tragic events that happened almost consecutively in the City of Orlando. First, 22 year old musical artist Christina Grimmie was murdered following one of her concerts. Then, almost 24 hours later, 49 people were killed in a terrorist attack on a dance club. To date, it… Read more »

Recently I have been inundated with conversations about selfishness. I recently shared some thoughts about the affects selfishness can have on marriage in 5 Dangerous Things Selfishness Brings To Marriage. It is apparent that something is happening in our culture that is creating an environment for selfishness to flourish. There are dangers associated with selfishness… Read more »

Recently I posted a quote on my personal social media from Pastor Jimmy Evans about marriage and I was surprised at the enormous amount of response and shares it received. He said, “Marriage is brutal on selfish people, and insisting that you get to do your own thing—rather than sharing interests with your spouse—is selfish… Read more »

Many jokes have been made about in-laws. Mothers-in-law especially catch the brunt of attempts at being humorous – even to the point of some being nicknamed “monster-in-law”. In life, the things that are the most humorous usually have some element of truth. One of the reasons that in-law jokes are a staple of comedy routines… Read more »

  Change is often approached as a four letter word. Even the most ardent change agents struggle with change that affects them. Sometimes people verbalize the fact that they don’t like change or they struggle with change, but usually it is something that we do not even acknowledge. The fear of different or loss keeps… Read more »

Recently Barbara and I visited the City of Charleston, South Carolina. I had been in Charleston briefly on a couple of other occasions but only for business; I was only at a single location for a couple of hours. We had decided to take a couple of days off and Charleston was our destination of… Read more »

There is a phrase used in management and leadership training that says “what gets measured, gets done”. This acknowledges the fact that when we measure specific things we want accomplished, those who are doing those jobs will work diligently to reach the measurement that is desired. It may be a production output or a time… Read more »