Understanding the Millennials (Part One) “You must believe in the future of the Millennials!” Ngiam Tong Dow When asked, “How do you manage the greatest challenge of our time, the Millennials?” Mr Ngiam Tong Dow, one-time Permanent Secretary to the former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, replied without hesitation, “You must believe that they are the […]
When we see that every person is created by God as a unique individual, we begin to respect and value the diversity in others.
We have become a very “wordy” world. Words convince us to buy and sell, that we are loved, that we are in danger, and that we really, really, really, need what they have to offer. Some people are called “wordsmiths” because they make up new words or redefine an existing one. If we do not […]
The Adult Education committee at my small church consists of the pastor, a retired couple, and me. Everything is very personal, as it often is in a small church. We plan out the speakers for our Adult Ed Sunday School class. We start by asking for ideas. One time, one of the laypeople suggested something […]
Some would define leadership as “getting things done through other people”. I disagree. That is management, not leadership. If you are going to be a leader, you need to transform people’s lives.