What can you learn from a whitewater expedition?  Much, I say.  I was reminded of this as I was listening to the Joshua Gagnon podcast and the leadership team was recounting stories from a teambuilding canoe trip their church leaders had taken.  As I was listening to them talk, IRead More →

Do you have dreams?  I hope you do.  Dreams are the beginnings of success.  Every great innovation began with a dream.  Pick a company that has made a big impact on the world:  GE, Apple, Amazon.  They began with a dream someone had.  So do you have dreams?  Sadly, itRead More →

Innovation is critical for growth.  For companies to truly stand out in a crowded market, they must find ways to innovate.  Craig Groeschel, in his leadership podcast (episode 34), shared “the innovation equation”.  It’s a great model for wrapping your head around what it takes to be an innovator. TheRead More →

`https://youtu.be/UrugquwXF_k It’s that time of year you are probably thinking about setting goals.  We talk about setting SMART goals.  At FocalPoint we use that acronym.  You’ve probably heard that before.  We say your goals should be “S” Smart, “M” Measurable, “A” we say it different, we say “Aligned with yourRead More →