This begins a new monthly series called Today's To-Do, a simple action you can take in less than ten minutes that will propel you forward toward meaningful progress in your life. These assignments will be intentionally short (less than 300 words).Read More
The small decisions you make each day ultimately define what you truly value.
Annie Dillard said, "How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives."
Annie Dillard is right. Our days ultimately define our lives. The best way to set the agenda for our days is to take stock of our current habits, rid ourselves of the bad ones, and develop the ones that will get us closer to what we claim to value.Read More
Scott Kedersha is helping marriages flourish. He's on the marriage ministry leadership team at Watermark in Dallas, TX--a ministry that's helped over 10,000 couples. In this episode, Scott helps you understand what it means to value your marriage and speaks to those who are single, engaged, happily married, or hanging on by a thread.Read More
This begins a monthly post where I publish the top ten things I'm loving that will help you make meaningful progress on things that matter. Occasionally, things that don't necessarily relate to Values-Driven Productivity make the list, but I include them because I believe they're worth knowing about.Read More
Rest isn't a luxury if you want to make meaningful progress on things that matter. It's a necessity.
On August 19, I got a concussion and had to go to the emergency room. Apparently, I had a wakeboarding accident, but I hardly remember any of it. That Saturday night is practically a blank space in my mind.
Don't wait for a concussion to be reminded of rest's value. Be a person who not only works hard, but rests well.Read More
Chris Chancey is helping staff the refugee workforce. In this episode, Chris helps you have greater clarity around what it means to bring your values to your work.
In 2014, Chris visited the city of Clarkston, Georgia to learn more about the refugee resettlement process in America. Clarkston is one of the largest refugee resettlement communities in the country and has an unemployment rate over 50%. As a social entrepreneur, Chris saw an opportunity to employ these legal and diligent newcomers to the US.Read More
In the inaugural episode of the Values-Driven Productivity Podcast, Sharon Mankin helps you begin to clarify your core values.
A teacher at heart, Sharon is a master’s level educator and certified leadership coach with Lead Self Lead Others, LLC. She discovered her passion for helping others identify their God-given gifts through the season of motherhood. Her greatest joy is cheering people on as they move toward their potential for the glory of God.Read More
How we organize our personal finances is a symptom of our true values.
The Bible says, “Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.” Words written thousands of years ago point to this truth—money is a thermometer gauging our heart’s temperature.Read More
The way we spend each morning is crucial to the attitude and focus brought to the rest of the day.
Intentionally designing morning habits around what we value helps us experience deeper meaning and uncover what truly matters.Read More