I’m a pretty big fan of team sports. From the time I was little I always seemed to be drawn towards things like basketball, baseball, football and soccer. The team dynamic is the common thread between these various sports – beyond that each of them is pretty different. In football when you have the ball … More What Name is on Your Jersey?
I’ll go ahead and start out with a confession – I stink at resting. Working hard feels native to me, but resting is something I really have to focus on if I am going to make it happen. Don’t get me wrong; I love the idea of rest. It sounds like a wonderful concept. When you … More Why Can’t I Rest?
We are getting closer to one of the most celebrated traditions in the United States. Family and friends gather together to recognize this special day. Some people get started at night, while others kick their festivities off in the morning. The amount of prep work to prepare for it is staggering. I am of course talking about … More Me First
There are a few new items taking up residence on the shelves of our home. Our daughter has a growing desire to play with board games. She does not really understand the rules, but she loves setting up the board and playing with all of the pieces. At clean up time she looks at me … More 4 Elements of a Great Volunteer Team
Have you ever been somewhere beautiful and instead of simply taking it all in you pull out your phone to “capture the moment?” Far too often we allow ourselves to be distracted from the main thing. This week I shared some thoughts with our volunteer teams on the idea of perspective. Listen in on this brief … More Volunteering – Do You Have the Right Perspective?