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At least she’s honest: GAP – Day 324

At least she’s honest: GAP – Day 324

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. Yesterday I gave a 6 month performance review to one of our team members. While many people dread the annual task, I actually like writing and giving reviews. I think it presents a good opportunity to reinforce coaching moments and set up next-step goals. I have a fair amount of … Continue reading

Pages from the past: GAP – Day 296

Pages from the past: GAP – Day 296

Today’s GAP post is for progress. I spent some time tonight skimming some of my older blog posts on the topics of motivation and leadership. It served as a good reminder of how what I write (or have written) should be completely congruent with what I do (or have done). Sometimes I am not so sure… it’s … Continue reading

Keys to success: GAP – Day 260

Today’s GAP post is for attitude. I finished reading The Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman this afternoon. I very much enjoyed the book and learned a fair bit of vocabulary, which is helpful in articulating what I already know or had a general concept of prior to reading. Some of the content was absolutely fresh. It’s … Continue reading

Public library: GAP – Day 246

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. I received a new book from my public library today – I am excited to read this one! From the table of contents alone, it will be chocked full of both things I already know, and things I am anxious to learn. This book will probably end up on … Continue reading

Sales Goals: GAP – Day 163

Sales Goals: GAP – Day 163

Today’s GAP post is for gratitude. The sales thermometer has exploded. Our company has surpassed our sales goal and our BHAG goal for the second straight month. In fact, we passed April’s BHAG about two weeks ago. I’m not going to lie…. it feels as good as playing poker with a full hand of Aces.  Though we … Continue reading

GAP – Day 17

GAP – Day 17

Today’s GAP post is for Attitude. If I had to sum up the point of today’s post in one word, it would be tenacity. I currently have some very specific challenges that require me to function differently. It’s require a fresh approach.  A different mindset. A different sacrifice. All the steps leading up to this … Continue reading

Church data: Why numbers matter

Church data: Why numbers matter

In churches, much like in the business marketplace, it is natural to track numbers – people, performance, finance, web traffic, etc. As with all data collection, we can get into a rhythm of tracking anything that looks like a number and moves up or down. What do with the data The challenge with data and … Continue reading