Some Non-Obvious Reasons You Feel Busier Than Ever

I’m guessing you probably feel busier than ever. Almost every leader I talk to does. Dealing with an overwhelming, never-ending list of responsibilities was a problem long before the global disruption of 2020-2021. The disruption made it even more complicated and intense. The pandemic introduced a strange paradox into our lives. As Adam Grant points…

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Why Your Time Off Will Never Be Enough to Truly DeStress You

Let me guess. You feel like you really need to de-stress. this season has been unreal, and almost unbelievably trying—far different than any season you’ve led through before. Every leader I talk to is tired. Well, more than just tired. Stressed. Deeply stressed. And kind of exhausted. There’s a fatigue that comes with crisis that’s…

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10 Ways To Fight Back Against Stress And Burnout

This post was written by Mark Clark. Mark is the lead pastor of Village Church in Vancouver BC. Mark and I co-lead The Art of Better Preaching Course, which has trained thousands of leaders in how to communicate powerfully and effectively to unchurched people.  Every leader I know, including myself, is under more stress than…

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My Top 7 Rules For Leading A Digital Team

And all of a sudden, you’re leading a digital team. For most leaders, that’s a massive change…a change no one prepared them for. In our new era of border closures, social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine, pandemics and lockdowns, how do you lead a team you can’t see or talk to in person? That’s a question thousands…

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5 Reasons Your Time Famine Never Goes Away

How many times have you arrived to the end of a day only to wonder where all the time went? You worked all day, didn’t get finished, are prepping for tomorrow’s meeting at home with kids hanging off your neck (who want your time)…and you’re nowhere near done. Welcome to the club. Time famine—the perpetual sense…

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