Catalyst Day One – Malcolm Gladwell

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series, Catalyst 2009

Malcolm Gladwell is the author of The Tipping Point, Blink, and Outliers, talked about the danger of overconfidence at his catalyst session.  I found it hard to hear most of his session but there were a few things that stood out for me: Incompetence irritates me, but overconfidence scares me. Incompetent people rarely have the […]

Catalyst 2009 – Labs

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series, Catalyst 2009

Thanks to a wonderful church family who believe in supporting their pastors in growing as leaders I was able to attend Catalyst 2009 (link takes you to Catalyst Backstage – a great way to follow what’s happening) this year.  I am so grateful – thanks friends! Today was the day for the “Labs” sessions here at […]


Imitate God, therefore, in everything you do, because you are his dear children. Ephesians 5:1 (NLT) Wow, this verse just kind of jumped out today. Why imitate God? Because you are his child. And not just any child – His dear child. A child that is precious to him. Oh, and we’re urged to imitate […]

Unfolding Neurons 4.0

I seem to have a penchant for spending more time on the structure and looks of my blog rather than focusing on writing.  I just never seem to “like” what I put up.  I’m hoping that changes with the latest shell I’m using! For 4.0 I’m using the excellent theme called, “Arclite” by Digital […]

What I tweeted the past week.

Sorting thru some family photos in the new version of Picasa. It has face recognition – pretty cool! # Reading the book "Leadership Coaching" and prepping for my next coaching training session. # "..Jesus raised his eyes 2 hvn & prayed, "Father, I'm grateful that U have listened 2 me. I know U always do […]