My friend and colleague Matt Perman was interviewed by Collin Hansen for The Gospel Coalition on the doctrine of vocation. On the off chance that you read this blog and not the
John Beeson asserts that work-life balance is an unobtainable myth, and that we instead need a system and support structures to help us manage our lives, tasks, and time. I couldn’t agree more, and I think there are immense parallels in the ministry world. Here are some key thoughts in the article:
Great post on the Harvard Business Review about Five Things You Should Stop Doing in 2012. I think you should stop doing them immediately. 1. Responding Like A Trained Monkey – (compulsively checking your email) 2. Mindless Traditions – Slavery to unnecessary tasks for the task’s sake. (Though I think some traditions are worth keeping, […]
Watch this excellent presentation on productivity myths and truths by Tony Schwartz, a productivity and performance consultant, over at the 99percent blog (note, this is a popular creativity site, nothing to do with occupy wall street, sort of its antithesis…)
A ROWE (results only work environment) is a fairly progressive, and extremely effective business/organization culture and practice. Our current control-based management mindsets are based on a bygone era. A throwback to the factories in the industrial revolution.