Articles | Fear

  • Heather Day

    7 Deadly Phrases that Kill Collaboration

    Blog | Heather Day | May 03, 2016

    Collaboration. It seems like a brilliant approach to life and business … until you realize it entails working with other people.

    If you’re anything like me – and I like to assume that everyone is – life would be so much simpler if you could just get your work done without having to navigate all the scheduling, political and relational complexities of functioning within a team. Because collaboration is hard. Really hard.

    Yes, “they” say collaboration is a good thing, but is it really worth all the headaches?

  • Learning to Collaborate with the Right EGO

    Blog | Robert and Lori Ferguson | March 10, 2016

    Effective collaboration is not something that “just happens.” It must be cultivated. This is true in business, sports, and even marriage.

    When things are going well, it’s easy to collaborate. Everyone is focused, filled with passion, and having fun. But not so much when there is chaos, and you’re under pressure to produce results.

    So, what is the main barrier to effective collaboration?

  • Facing our Fears

    Blog | March 20, 2015

    Fear is everywhere. Turn on the television; pick up a newspaper; listen to the radio. It has a hold on us—one that won’t let go and that we cannot shake on our own. In a world full of uncertainty, it’s accessible and easy grab hold of. And fear, whether we realize it or not, directly affects our leadership. It urges us to trust its uncertainty rather than trusting in the assurance found in Christ.

    We need not search far to see fear’s destructive grip. But there is a better way—one that provides peace and happiness, joy and contentment.