Tag: Rick Warren

The Way Up is Down

Earlier this summer, I had the privilege of funneling nearly four decades of leadership experience into 90 minutes. I shared ten things I’ve learned about leadership with ten millenials. They were Arise Worship Interns from across the world. I summarized them in a blog: Top Ten for Young Leaders. Then the requests started rolling in to […]

It’s a Dance

  One of the things I love to instill in young developing leaders is the dance of finding good balance in life. Just as every style of physical dancing takes astonishing balance, likewise balance is critical in the dance of work and rest, confrontation and compassion, career and family, pushing forward and patiently waiting, faith […]

The Two Most Important Days of Your Life

  Mark Twain said, “The two most important days in your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why.” We love births. We love birthdays. We celebrate them every year. That birth date is a key identifier on every official document. It scripts everything about us—eligibilities for starting school, […]

Work Less–Get More Done

  Most of us Americans love to work. Or perhaps we’re afraid not to. A 2010 survey indicated that the average American accrues 18 vacation days and uses only 16. The average French worker takes more than twice the vacation time. Okay, what goes through your mind when you read that statistic? To some, the […]