Because I Said So: Lessons In Parenting And Change Management by David Michels
Top-down speeches — no matter how compelling and visionary — will not bring about change for your organization. Learn why change-initiatives must start and spread from within the company, and how proximity trumps hierarchy.
Most people don’t like change—especially when it is imposed on them. It’s human nature: The more we feel as though we have no control over the change, the more we are likely to resist.
The Lesson That Saved My Marriage by Kendra Dahl
Biblical churches often challenge husbands to step up and lead their wives and love them like Christ loved the church. It’s a beautiful picture of leadership, but what about when your husband just doesn’t measure up? Kendra shares the truth that set her free from her husband’s and her own imperfections.
Soon after getting married I read an article about a husband’s responsibility to love his wife. The author described a wife who is “nourished and cherished” by her husband, using words like “glowing,” “flourishing,” “satisfied,” “content.” This wife sounded quite wonderful. So did her husband. I, on the other hand, felt off—worn out and lost in the shuffle of needy children and duties at home. I loved my husband, but our marriage was far from “glowing” as we struggled with communication and unmet expectations.
7 Types of Scary Leaders by Art Rainer
There’s the obviously scary leaders who hog the spotlight, intimidate through fear, micromanage others, and make bad decisions. Then there’s the not-so-obvious, but equally terrifying leaders: those with no vision, deep insecurity, and passive decision making. If any of these descriptions hit a little too close to home, Art also provides some great remedies to change your leadership DNA.
Have you ever witnessed a leader whose leadership style you would characterize as scary? It’s terrifying to watch. And it’s even worse to work under.
4 Reasons to Enjoy Growing Older by Michael Kelley
Growing older comes with sweet blessings for the believer. Michael Kelley lists four reasons to celebrate those added candles on your birthday cake.
Our world fights aging. You see it in the commercials for anti-wrinkle cream, the billboards for botox, and the guy who is simply too old to be wearing jeans that tight. We are constantly looking for ways to look younger, feel younger, and act younger. I’m feeling that a bit acutely today because today is my birthday.