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Ten dangers looming over church leaders today

Ten dangers looming over church leaders today

I spend a lot of time with church leaders. Sometimes we’re sharing a meal, sipping a coffee or sitting around a fire pit. Other times we’re digging deep into their life and leadership in a coaching session. While there are several studies out there about pastors I...

Want To Get Healthy? This Is A Great Place To Start.

Want To Get Healthy? This Is A Great Place To Start.

Why do some people live deeply fulfilling lives continually creating beautiful things and others flail while never reaching their potential? This question has haunted me for over a decade. There is a difference between these two groups, but it’s hard to put a finger...

Are you feeling expectation overload?

Are you feeling expectation overload?

There’s a lot of talk today about information overload. Experts say the sheer amount of information in our world is doubling every 12 to 18 months. This is producing low grade overwhelm in all of us.   But there’s something else that has been creeping up on us...

My advice to anyone starting a podcast

My advice to anyone starting a podcast

We are almost a year into hosting Right Side up Leadership Podcast. I’m infinitely grateful to my friend and co-host, David Bloom, for convincing me we needed to launch this podcast. Many people had told me, “You should host a podcast”, but David brought it back to...

Right Side Up Awards

Right Side Up Awards

  The Right Side up Awards hosted by Stay Forth Designs Celebrating faithful champions What we celebrate says a lot about us. And we get more of what we celebrate. At Stay Forth Designs we are trying to change the tide of Christian leadership to celebrate...

Lessons From Lyft

Lessons From Lyft

For the past three-plus years, I have spent countless hours behind the wheel of my SUV driving for Lyft. During that time, between 10,000 and 15,000 people (somehow, I lost count) have taken 4,500 rides with me. I began driving as a way to take control of my schedule...

Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is take a nap.

Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is take a nap.

We've all experienced it. You let the adrenaline down for a bit and you find your eyelids sinking low. You have a decision; to nap or not to nap.  Naps get a bad wrap in our culture. We hustle hard and hear the mantra "work harder!" running through our heads. We push...

From Dream To Reality: How We Accidentally Started A Business.

From Dream To Reality: How We Accidentally Started A Business.

When you hear the word “accident”, the first thing that comes to mind isn’t positive. A speeding ticket. Coffee on your lap before work. A fender bender. Most accidents have a negative effect. But some accidents are, indeed, positive. What about accidentally starting...