Randy Keeley

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How to View All Events as a List in Your Mac's Calendar App

Some third-party calendar apps (Fantastical, for example) allow you to view all your upcoming events as a vertical list. Many users find this sort of viewing mode beats staring at the regular calendar interface, since it provides a quick at-a-glance summary of their entire schedule over the coming …

Apps

New Deloitte Study of 10,455 Millennials Says Employers Are Failing to Help Young People Develop 4 Crucial Skills

A new Deloitte study reveals younger employees speaking up about where they need help in skill development--you'll want to take note.<p>Exactly how to attract and retain millennials and what to avoid doing to create unnecessary tension with them is fast becoming an art form. And important new context …

Mark Twain

When Your Congregation Isn’t Singing: 15 Questions

"Here are 15 questions a worship leader (and his or her pastor) should consider."The post When Your Congregation Isn’t Singing: 15 Questions appeared …

New Singles

5 Outstanding Ways to Encourage Your Employees to Take Leadership Roles in Your Business

Not only will sharing the leadership role take some burden off of your shoulders, but your employees will be happier and much more engaged.<p>All organizations need a strong leader at the helm. Even though you are the leader, you also need leaders within your organization to help you manage the …

Employee Engagement

According to Harvard, This 1 Leadership Trait Separates Exceptional Leaders From the Rest

Better team collaboration, stronger employee commitment and lower staff turnover are possible, if you can lead with compassion.<p>When researchers Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqualine Carter looked at the factors that separated exceptional leaders from the pack, one trait stood out above the rest: …

Self-Reflection

The 3 Biggest Consequences To Not Consistently Asking Good Questions

Are you getting rich and beautiful dialogue and insight? Or are all of your conversations still about you?<p>People are really good at talking. They're very bad at listening.<p>Even more, people are often really bad at asking questions. Firstly, they don't ask enough questions. Secondly, they haven't …

Self-improvement

The Secret to Finishing Well

I want to finish well (2 Tim. 4:6–7). Don’t we all? In fact, I’ve never met a church planter who didn’t.But here’s the sobering reality: many of us …

Evangelical Christianity

The 5 Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

A positive attitude isn't always a great look for a leader.<p>Sometimes, good intentions backfire. Your boss might think they’re displaying impeccable leadership qualities by being a cheerleader, always insisting the team can succeed, even though consistent success is a pipe dream at best.<p>They might …

Leadership

5 Reasons Your Small Groups Aren’t Working

There are several reasons why your small group system may not be working. I talk to leaders all the time who are struggling with small groups because …

The surprising reason your kid is acting defiant and difficult

My son was 6-years-old.<p>He was reading chapter books and could string together a story about the Pokemon sitting on his shoulder who didn’t need a seatbelt because he could just fly into the air if we got into a collision—yes, he could use words like collision accurately—and he loved to learn and …

Parenting

A Psychologist Breaks Down Top Leadership Obstacles and How to Address Them

Where should you focus to get the best ROI on leadership training? We share some ideas.<p><i>Justin M. Deonarine is an industrial-organizational psychologist with Psychometrics Canada, an</i> <i>Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO</i><i>)</i>-<i>member</i> <i>company which provides a full spectrum of assessment consulting services to</i> …

Leadership

High-Performing Teams Ask These 4 Questions Every Day

Make sure your team is in alignment with your organization's needs.<p>It's easy for an organization's workforce to fall out of alignment with its business strategy. A little growth here, a little restructuring there, and before you know it, a team can be completely jumbled.<p>It happens to the best of …

Management

My Greatest Need as a College Student

I graduated from a conservative Christian university three years ago. Since then I’ve been perplexed—and deeply saddened—by how many of my fellow …

Evangelical Christianity

Show Me the Money | The Unstuck Church Podcast Episode 39

<i>How Much Should Church Staff Get Paid?</i><b>No one gets into ministry for the money.</b> But does that mean church leaders should be paid less? In this …

Salaries & Wages

The Importance of Volunteers in the Church

Most of us know how essential volunteers are to making sure our churches are as effective as they need to be. Churches need to develop an ethos of …

A Normal Week in the Life of a Pastor

Even though I have been out of the pastorate now three years, I’m still asked quite frequently what a pastor’s normal work week should look like. The …

Evangelical Christianity

Four “I” Words for Team Development | Tim Price, Harvest

Church staff may be best described as coaches – helping the church be their best in ministry and in witness. Most every ministry role comes with the …

Nextgen

How Toxic Are Your Co-workers, Exactly? Pretty Toxic if You See Them Doing These 5 Things

If you feel judged and rejected, remember: it's not about you. You're probably working with one of these types of people.<p>Over the years, I've witnessed many toxic traits in the workplace. But I have to tell you, there's one that stands out and consistently holds people back: <i>Perfectionism.</i><p>Have you …

Self-help

Everything We Think We Know About Marriage and Divorce Is Wrong

It's common knowledge that 50% of marriages end in divorce, right? Only problem: That stat is wrong.The post Everything We Think We Know About …

Divorce

6 Steps to Posting on Instagram

Is your church finally ready to dive in and start using Instagram? While you’re nowhere near the last church on earth to take the plunge and join the …

Google Play

I HIT HIDWAL: How This Crazy Acronym Can Help You Turn Your Life Around

The real enemy of "good" may be "great."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>Good to Great,</i> Jim Collins opened up a whole new paradigm for many people. He showed us that “bad” is not the enemy of “great.” “Good” is the enemy of “great.” Everyone can recognize when …

Entrepreneurship

How to master Split View on the Mac

Split view on the iPad is amazing. Two apps, side-by-side, open up all kinds of neat shortcuts. You can drag text, links, and pictures from Safari into notes apps, emails, Pages documents and so on. The Mac is less in need of such a mode, because screens are bigger, and you can already place two …

Apps

These Seven Things Are Keeping Your Church from Growing

The number one topic in the local church over the last 30 plus years addresses the question, “How do I grow my church?” How can we break through to …

Want to Know If Someone Is Trustworthy? Look for These 15 Signs

If a person demonstrates these cues and traits, they're keepers.<p>Great relationships give live significantly more purpose, and in business, they translate to resources, advice and stability. Trust is at the heart of these connections. These 15 signs are dead giveaways that you're dealing with a …

Self-help

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Stop Reading About What They Do and Start Applying These 5 Success Habits Instead

Dr. John Stahl-Wert, best-selling author of 'The Serving Leader,' reveals what leaders worldwide do to succeed.<p>Are you a sucker for articles or books enticing you with the latest lists of behaviors that successful leaders supposedly share? You've probably picked up a few themes by now, …

Leadership

Your Meetings Are Killing Employees' Best Ideas. It Isn't Your Fault. Here's How to Fix Them

Shared information bias and groupthink destroy innovation. But you can get it back.<p>Think back to your last team meeting. Did you and your employees or co-workers have a friendly, respectful conversation? Was there consensus? Did everyone agree on the best course of action and how to implement …

Leadership

Jeff Bezos Knows How to Run a Meeting. Here's How He Does It

When it comes to getting more out of business meetings, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may have cracked the code.<p>Bad meetings: We've all experienced them. Whether it's poor planning, too much talking, or lack of preparation, bad meetings waste precious time and money.<p>But Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos …

Team Building

3 Questions That Instantly Identify Someone With Million-Dollar Coaching Skills

It's harder than you think to find a great coach.<p>You've probably already heard that quote "if you're not growing, then you're dying". So ask yourself this question: Is your company growing as fast as it should?<p>Now, don't confuse activity with growth. Holding three meetings and replying 100 emails …

Selling

The 6 Questions I Ask Before I Say 'Yes' to Anything

It's okay to value your time and energy -- in fact, it's important.<p>8 min read<p>When I started my business at 19 years old, I was so hungry to grow it that I said yes to just about any conference, any opportunity and anyone who would meet with me. Any idea I had was worth pursuing.<p>It worked out. I …

Time I

Want to Be Healthy? Make Sure to Do These 7 Things. (Most People Don't)

Whether or not you eat right and work out, these important habits will make you healthier.<p>Do you want to live a healthy lifestyle? The answer is probably yes--we all want to be alive and active and feel as well as we can for as long as possible. But what are you actually doing to be healthy? …

Happiness