Tag Archive: Change

Surrender and the Irritating Other

Interventions come in the form of an irritating other. It’s not that people are irritating in and of themselves. Well, to be honest, some are. They’re irritating when they call us to surrender.… Continue reading

How to Face Disruptive Change and Thrive

Our response to change, challenge, or turmoil reveals more about us than it says about circumstances.  The arrival of Jesus felt like disruptive threat to some and opportunity to others. The same event… Continue reading

When the Garbage Stinks, Take it Out

There’s a garbage can in your head that’s stinking up your leadership. Garbage is your inclination to pretend you’re less than you are by clinging to old ways of thinking about yourself. Garbage… Continue reading

10 Principles of the Thorn

Comfort isn’t a solution. Recurring problems fester when comforters win. But, if you allow pain to escalate, change eventually becomes necessary. Comforters prolong problems. Discomfort motivates change. Motivation declines when you remove discomfort.… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Did I Damage Relationships

This question comes from Megan in New Mexico: After working with employees for years you reach a point where you can often predict their opinion or next move. Is it still beneficial or… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: How to Convince the Older Generation to Change

The value of not changing is things stay the same. But, “If change is happening on the outside faster than on the inside, the end is in sight.” Jack Welch The question: I… Continue reading