Week 39 Application | So That

One of our church’s elders often points out the importance of the phrase “so that.” Those two little words can keep business meetings from drifting into aimless meandering. They compel the group to ask, “What is our objective? What are we trying to accomplish?” When church leaders meet, even to talk about minor matters, our […]


Week 35 Application | Inventory Time

A friend of mine recently completed a 360-degree performance review at work. Are you familiar with the practice? It’s called “360” because it requires asking everyone who works around you (as in a 360-degree circle) to evaluate your effectiveness on the job. My friend’s coworkers gave him positive marks, but their honest feedback revealed areas […]