This is a song I wrote that gives a summary of the week of camp I helped with this summer.

There are times people around you make a big deal over something that you don’t care about.

You do the same with them. Sometimes what you have to say doesn’t mean much to your audience.

When you find that sweet spot where you make much ado about something you all care about, you can build on that common ground and lead the tribe.

Several years ago I visited a small-town grocery store to pick up a few items for my parents. While at the store I ran into a lady I knew while in high school but hadn’t seen in some time.

She asked, “Are you staying busy these days?” Continue Reading…

What if, instead of using digital tools to reach millions of people, we used digital tools to reach dozens of people instead? To create an intense small-group experience that’s more likely to make change happen… What if, instead of trying to reach more people, we obsessed about reaching people more?

Quote about influence by Seth Godin

True Relationships

Ryan Eidson  —  May 24, 2016

Come with me to the garden of the new creation. This is the morning of the resurrection, and Jesus is having a conversation with Mary Magdalene.

Mary realized that she is not talking with the gardener, she is speaking with Jesus. Continue Reading…

Living Forward book reviewIn March I read the excellent new book, Living Forward, by Michael Hyatt and Daniel Harkavy. I invited my boss to go through the book with me as well. After I read the book I immediately began to implement the authors’ recommendations.

Living Forward is a book that brings both your heart and mind together to determine what you really want in life and to chart a course to get there. Unlike any other nonfiction business book I’ve read, this book stops you in your tracks to compare your daily actions with what you want your legacy to be. (Just wait until you read chapters 4 and 5. They’ll give you a brand new perspective on your life’s work!)

“The question is not, ‘Will you leave a legacy?’ but ‘What kind of legacy will you leave?’” Living Forward, p. 61

You will discover these direct benefits of reading the book:

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