Temptation vs willpower

Moving from the real to the ideal, or, how to get a good nights sleep!

Discipline, motivation, achievement and the like have always fascinated me. Apparently it was the actress Lucille Ball who said, “If you want something done ask a busy person”. Some of my best plans to be more focused, disciplined and motivated come to me as I go to bed and try to fall asleep. I tell … Read more

Goal setting

Don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater! Get fresh with setting goals – Part 2

If you haven’t read part 1, it will take a few minutes to do so. I don’t really recall the moment when I began to set goals again. I have had a general resistance to setting certain kinds of goals. I heard all that stuff about, “setting realistic goals”, and “setting faith goals” and “big … Read more



All of us know that successful businesses, effective churches and productive people have a vision. According to Bill Hybels “vision leaks”! I believe that if people and organizations are going to achieve their vision, it needs to be a compelling one that is “cast” consistently and creatively. This will help the vision from leaking, as […]