Archives For Wisdom

A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities and an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties.

Quote about optimism by Harry S. Truman

Anyone who isn’t embarrassed of who they were last year probably isn’t learning enough.

Quote from author Alain de Botton

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…