4 Keys to Overcoming Procrastination

This article is posting on a Monday. A fresh week is before you. Tasks are waiting to be accomplished.   It can be tempting to put off stuff that has to be done. Procrastination is easy. How do you overcome it? Here are four keys:   Awaken earlier.   The early mornings are my best times of knocking out tasks. more »

6 Adjustments Pastors Should Make to their Schedules in 2017

Don’t you love the new year? It is time to have a fresh start, reassess what you do, why you do it, where you’re going, etc. As you enter a new year, I encourage you to think about what you do, specifically pertaining to your schedule.   This post is directed toward pastors, but even if you’re not in vocational more »

Leadership Tension Between Accessibility and Productivity

The guru of leadership blogging, Michael Hyatt, recently podcasted about how “If you want to be successful, stop being so accessible.” Initially, I thought, “That’s easy for you to say. You own your own company and work from home. How could that apply to the pastorate?”   Soon thereafter, on a Monday, someone called me and asked if I was more »

6 Practical Tools to Help You Execute Your Plans

Don’t you want to be more productive? After all, you have a lot to do to reach your goals and execute your plans. Allow me to share six practical tools that I use daily to help me in my productivity to move to another level in reaching people and reaching goals in my life and ministry.   Boomerang   I more »

How I Go to Bed Most Nights with an Empty Inbox

Email is such a blessing. It’s a simple way to communicate with people with documentation. It’s my favorite form of communication. I constantly tell church members that it is the easiest way to get a hold of me. Sadly, however, it’s also the most overwhelming form of interacting with people.   I have a rule on my staff that we more »