I decided that one of the things I needed to work on doing better this year, is saying “No.”
So far, I’ve had overall improvement in this area, but I still need help!
When I saw this list by Claire Diaz-Ortizof of 50 ways to say it, I had to share it with all of you who may be struggling with the same thing. I mean, seriously, just saying no is really hard, right?
Starbucks is one of the primary fuels used for energizing Church tech, so it seemed more than appropriate to cover some basic bits of trivia about Starbucks coffee.
Here are eight things you probably didn’t know about Starbucks, so you can amaze your friends with your pro knowledge about technology and Starbucks.
I’ve had two Google Adsense ads on my blog Youth Leaders Academy for ages. They don’t bring in a lot of money, but they do contribute to covering the costs of my blog. I’d been thinking about getting rid of them and choosing some more ‘desirable’ ads myself, when suddenly I got a notice via email.
My account was being blocked by Google Adsense.
It was a short, standard email that didn’t give any reason why I was blocked, except for this generic ‘invalid activity’. So I searched online (yes, using Google – the irony!) and discovered that I wasn’t the only one who was blocked by far. It seems Google Adsense blocks sites on a regular basis and never, ever explains why.
You’ve seen TED talks.
The slogan of TED is:
“Ideas worth spreading.”
What idea could be greater than the Gospel?
So what do sermons have to do with TED talks?
As a leader–whether you’re a Pastor of a church or head of the A/V team–it’s important to be mindful of how well you’re leading.
Phil Cook recently posted six different things that can hide or mask bad leadership.
These are the elements, these are the things that can buffer unhealthy leadership styles. If you are a real leader, you’re going to want to go through these and make sure you’re not letting any of these cover poor leadership.
David Foster Wallace spoke at a 2005 commencement and it’s been turned into an inspiring and thought provoking film as it weaves his words with some great visuals.
As we step into graduation time, I’m reminded that it’s this kind of inspiration and wisdom that we all could use:
We hit 100!!!
Can you believe there’s been one hundred Saturday Sunday Shares?
This is the best gaming/controller/mobile device solution I’ve ever seen.
I would be tempted to get an Android smartphone just to do this!
Check it out:
It’s a shark attack!
…are the sharks attacking people or are people attacking sharks?
Hmmm….just be clear, let’s check: