Raising the level of your leadership

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  • Think you are ready for a promotion and more responsibility? Pay attention to what Jesus had to say:

    “Well done, good slave! Because you have been faithful in a very small matter, have authority over 10 towns.” Luke 19:17 HCSB (Excerpt from 16 Stones, Chapter 4)

    Are you being faithful and excellent in the job you have?

  • Pumpin’ Gas

    GasPumpWhile taking Aaron (my oldest grandson) home from cross-country practice, the conversation went something like this:


    “How are you doing otherwise?”

    “I’m good. School is my biggest challenge right now.”

    Sensing a teaching moment, I responded:

    “School may be your biggest challenge now, but without it, the rest of your life will be a big challenge. You’ll end up pumpin’ gas for a living.” (Wise and brilliant—don’t you think?)

    A puzzled look was followed by 30 seconds of silence, then:

    “Papa, what does pumpin’ gas mean?”


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  • Amazon Reviews: 4.94 Stars!

    “Any leader worth their salt should take this book to heart.”

    “For those that think business and the Bible are an odd pairing, they haven't read 16 Stones.”

    “An excellent leadership book that is enjoyable to read and very applicable to whatever leadership context you might be in.”

    “This is one of the few that really has it all.”

    “This no nonsense text makes leadership accessible to any leader with clear examples, focused calls to action, and biblical examples.”

    16 Stones is used in the Masters Program at both David Lipscomb University and Williamson College

  • On Leading Well…

    “The only things that happen naturally in an organization are friction, confusion, and mal-performance. Everything else is the result of leadership.”
    Peter Drucker

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