Category Archives: Thriving in Management

Are You Leveraging Your Fundraising Efforts!

As I write this, I’m sitting at a Toyota Garage getting our Avalon serviced.  Cars, Cars, Cars!  All around me, red, white blue, and black.  And what an amazing machine! The automobile demonstrates the power of leverage!   Every time … Continue reading

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Warning! Don’t Get Drugged Overseas!

There are a lot of personal security challenges out there today as you travel and live here and there around the globe.  Here’s another ‘threat’ of which to be aware.  This info comes from Greg Gulleson of “Good Neighbor Insurance” … Continue reading

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What Do Dutch Ships & KLM Have to do With Fundraising?

I’ve got a question for you if you are in the fundraising mode and living on donor support. Would you like to have more time for family and ministry and less time needed raising money?  Here’s how you can. According to … Continue reading

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What Does Your Life Look Like Going Forward?

We are headed to Pine Valley, CA for the 3rd Life Impact Staff Conference! We started LI in 2003 in our Oasis in Sunriver, OR.  Our goal was to strengthen missionaries for the work God called them to.  The needs … Continue reading

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What Amazon Negatives Teach Us About Team Ethos

Amazon is in the news these days because their business culture is ruining people’s lives, according to the reports.  In ministry the same reality can happen, by nook or crook.  Bad leadership, incompetent leadership, or misguided leadership can create negative … Continue reading

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Those Unending Details are Ruining My Life!

Are you ever sick and tired of your do-list of details?  If you are a relational person you probably hate the little things that must be done.  If you are an administrative type like me, the details challenge, but can … Continue reading

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Leveraging Your Ministry into a Movement!

If you’re on the mission field, chances are you are leading a ministry or involved on a team that’s expecting to make some type of lasting impact in your situation.  Perhaps you’ve even dreamed about or talked with others about … Continue reading

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A Meditation on David Cho & Victor Yanukovitch (1.43)

Some thoughts on leadership, hierarchy, justice, etc. from Steve Hill who works for Harvest Now.  This is longer than I normally post but want to keep the article intact.  Let this challenge you in your leadership concept & thinking.  It’s … Continue reading

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Redesigning an Hierarchical Organization (1.32)

Those of us leading organizations or designing them, have a practical problem today moving us into “hierarchical” thinking — concern for IRS regulations and rules moves us in that direction.  I’ve discussed that reality earlier in my blog, but suffice … Continue reading

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Do You Feel Controlled or Empowered? (1:31)

Creating organizations that stifle the creativity of our colleagues in ministry, and harness them into places and jobs where they don’t thrive, works against the very image

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