Kingdom Economy

How The Kingdom Comes

It has been said that true love is less a feeling and more a decision–less emotion—more deliberate action.  Said another way, work is “love in motion.” God is love, …but does He make people love? Could joy be similar? What… Read More ›

Your Winning Strategy

Is strategy all about winning? Are rivals and competition necessary to inspire great strategy? Could strategy serve a higher purpose than “total market dominance?” One of the legendary “Lords of Strategy“, Michael Porter,  claims in his 2001 paper “Strategy and… Read More ›

Jesus’ Business Plan

What do you do? What do you make? What did Jesus make? Don’t hire people to make widgets. Make widgets so you can hire people. …and make disciples. Not converts. Not church goers. Not religious nuts. Disciples. A disciple is… Read More ›

Why? Why? Why?

Achievement is getting what you want. Integrity is how you get it. Success is knowing why you want it. Start with Why is title of Simon Sinek’s excellent book in which he explains that what you do isn’t nearly as… Read More ›

The New “F” Word

Society is now replete with examples of men who have fathered generations of frustrated, disappointed, betrayed, angry, and wounded offspring. Through abandonment, divorce, substance abuse, incarceration, or the phenomenon of “absent while present” – fatherlessness is pandemic. There are now… Read More ›

Get the Idea

If you want to be inspired by God – ask Him to reveal ways to generate more value than you extract. That is what your business is for – to generate more value than it extracts. God will inspire business… Read More ›

Anxious for Nothing

Every person in your organization is affected by the social interactive energy field.  Positively or negatively, they are amplifying the waves of social energy resonating through your organization.  Anxiety, generated by unmet needs, is interfering with your organization’s ability to… Read More ›

TEDxABQ

Yesterday I submitted my presenter application to TEDxABQ, which is the TEDx event in Albuquerque, NM being held this September.  Some friends of mine talked me in to submitting after discussing some of my ideas around generative governance, generative economy… Read More ›

The Extractive Economy:

There is a theory—Canadian scholar Danny Miller lays it out nicely in a 1991 book, The Icarus Paradox—that when companies truly get into the deepest trouble, it’s usually not because of their weaknesses but rather because of their strengths. Or… Read More ›