Archives for February 2007

The Way I See It #182

As I stopped in for my morning coffee on the way to the office I was once again reminded of a leadership principle for us all. In my words, “Know it before you Blow it“, but here is how the back of my Starbucks cup read. “In my career I’ve found that ‘thinking outside the […]

Brother Bill

So I stop in Starbucks on my way into the office this morning and wouldn’t you know it, “Brother Bill” was there to greet me with a smile and offer me my usual; venti mild drip. Not only that he asked me how our conference was going this week as he knew we were hosting […]

Down Home

I’m just an old country boy at heart from Northeast Texas so hospitality, respect, and treat’n people right is how I was raised. I guess you would say it’s something that resonants with me even to this day. And if you know me very well you know I am a huge country music fan. I […]

Core Concept: Classification

Everyone wants to “belong” to something. They want to have the classification even when they don’t know what it is. People tell me all they time they “belong” to my church when they can’t even tell me the name of my senior pastor and he’s huge in the Christian faith. Why should they belong to […]

Who is the Foriegner Now?

As I right this blog I am sitting alone in an airport somewhere in southern Asia. By myself. An alien in a foreign land for which I know very little about. Over the past ten days as I’ve travelled through Singapore, Sri Lanka, India, and Taiwan I have begun to understand what “foreigners” must feel […]