Category Archives: Blogging 101 Thinking It Through

Boundary: Smaller is Better

QUOTE: A DOZEN years after Michael graduated from the University of Michigan and headed for New York so he could teach fourth grade in Harlem, he still can’t put into words exactly what it was about the tenor of those storied … Continue reading

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Boundary: Journalism vs. Creation in Writing

QUOTE Creatio ex nihilo (Latin for “creation from nothing”) refers to the view that the universe, the whole of space-time, is created by a free act of God out of nothing, and not either out of some preexisting material or … Continue reading

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Should pastors blog? What about Facebook?

Blogging is self-publishing. The value that professional publishers provide is to bring readers to your work. One way they do this is to ensure that the work is quality work. They also find ways to monetize, or make money, from … Continue reading

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Question #1: What is the value of a local church blog?

#Q1. What form would an effective blog take if written for a local church audience by a local church pastor? What do you think? #Q2. I’m wondering if a blog can take the place of a local church website and be … Continue reading

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My Simple rules: Next Steps

My Simple rules: What are the Next Steps? What needs to be done on the blog when I return from the Writing Pastor Workshop? Create Six Clear Signature Blog Templates 1. Quote and Note Simple (SOW type Questions) 2. Quote and … Continue reading

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The MBA purpose, part 1.

QUOTE: 2. MBA Purpose: As an architect of ideas, I add value to information from a variety of sources (input), to provide innovative spoken and written solutions (product) for intense and widespread human problems (market) in harmony with God’s will (evaluative process). I write best selling books and my ideas … Continue reading

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180 The SOW Questions

180 The SOW Questions 0 Anchor Post Template Simple Reality Disciplines QUOTE: [1] NOTES: QUESTIONS for thinking it through: How could this clarify my Reality? How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines? Who needs to hear this? SOURCES: … Continue reading

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Simple Rules, Step #3. Craft the Rules

QUOTE: The authors say the simple rules can be applied to work and personal challenges through a three-step process: #3. Craft the Rules Defining the rules requires taking the time to think through your challenge and involving others — particularly … Continue reading

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Bottleneck: The Flood

QUOTES: The theory of constraints (TOC) is a management paradigm that views any manageable system as being limited in achieving more of its goals by a very small number of constraints. There is always at least one constraint, and TOC … Continue reading

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Simple Rules, Step #2. Choose a Bottleneck

QUOTE: The authors say the simple rules can be applied to work and personal challenges through a three-step process: #2. Choose a Bottleneck Bottlenecks are “a specific activity or decision where simple rules can exert the greatest impact in helping … Continue reading

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