Making Big Changes is a Great Way to Sink a Ship. Try This Instead:
Shauna Niequist
By Shauna Niequist

I am a truly terrible boat driver. I was born into a family of sailors and boaters on both sides. You’d think it’s in my blood—my grandfather crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat called the Ann Gail, and my brother circumnavigated the globe on a forty-two foot sailboat 50 years later. I’ve spent all my life on the water, and I love it. I love the sounds and the smells and the routine. I can tie all the knots—bowlines and squares, hitches and half-hitches. I can wrap cleats and make dinner down below without getting the slightest bit queasy. I can shower off the back without complaining and the towel trick is an oft-used part of my routine. I’m a boater.

But I cannot for the life of me [...]

4 Words That Changed My Career
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

If you haven’t noticed, it’s been about 4 years since I’ve released a new book. During that time, it’s been tough going. I’ve started and nearly completed two books, but to be honest, they didn’t shine. I didn’t want to release them because, well, they weren’t good enough.

I wouldn’t say I struggled with writers block because I kept to my discipline and wrote thousands upon thousands of words. They just weren’t great.

Still, I found myself [...]

Your Big Vision Might be Killing Your Project: Why You Should Start Thinking Small
Justin Zoradi
By Justin Zoradi

I had lunch with a guy who pitched me on a plan to build 54 orphanages in Africa, one for each country. It was an exciting vision and I loved his passion. But from what I can tell, he hasn’t done any of it. His problem? He was wedded to a massive vision for impact and struggled with the idea of small change over time.

People often make the mistake of trying to do way too much, way too fast. This is your surest road to burnout.

Here’s a tip you’ve already heard before [...]

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