Think about the metric by which your life will be judged, and make a resolution to live every day so that in the end, your life will be judged a success. — Clayton Christensen

I was recently asked to speak to an Honors class. These are upper division students, believed…


Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit. — Jesus of Nazareth (John 15:2)

We’ve lived through a mindboggling 20 months. Right? So many ways to analyze, reframe and explain…


Youth culture is constantly evolving and Gen Z in particular is disrupting industries. –- Gregg L. Witt, “The Gen Z Frequency”

Who I am today may not be who I am tomorrow. Change, grow and adapt with me as my identity will always be evolving. — Anonymous Gen Z’er

I’m…


When was the last time you changed jobs? Moved?

Or, recruited someone, asking them to join the Upheaval Club, leaving everything behind to join your team?

We live in difficult times — especially difficult when it comes to hiring people. The Pandemic changed almost everything in life, corporate, ministry and…


Let’s face it.

Doubting anyone reading this has ever lived through a more tumultuous 20 months — ever. Disruption. Change. Global pandemic. Upheaval. Violence.

The normal human reaction is to hunker down. Isolate. Hide. If there’s sand nearby, stick your head in it. And scrunch your eyes tightly closed. …


“Behold the Lord’s anointed!”

Quite a day for the life of that young man, wouldn’t you say? Then do you find it strange that this most remarkable event led the young man, not to the throne, but to a decade of hellish agony and suffering? On that day, David was…


“Behold the Lord’s anointed!”

Quite a day for the life of that young man, wouldn’t you say? Then do you find it strange that this most remarkable event led the young man, not to the throne, but to a decade of hellish agony and suffering? On that day, David was…


“How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said.

Gradually, then suddenly.” - Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises

Financially bankrupt. Or, morally. The description works in every instance. Leaders don’t wake up one morning and decide, I think I’ll have sex with my secretary today. At least…


Attention must be paid! — Linda Loman (fictional wife of Willie Loman in Death of a Salesman)

It is not a stretch to point fingers at leaders these days. Missing leaders. Bad leaders. Toxic leaders. In every sphere of life. And, as Arthur Miller penned in his most famous work…


Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others. — John Maxwell

Healthy leaders, True North leaders — those committed to authenticity, integrity and excellence — are deeply focused and reliant on, and intentional about the power of empowering their teams. …

Dr. Norm Mintle

Media executive. Educator. Leader. Innovator.

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