The Crest Blog

Morning Matters

You’ve probably read it before: The first person you have to lead is yourself. Sounds obvious; but that can be one of the hardest things to do! Its crucial though … if your obedience is too far behind your knowledge you develop a lack of inner confidence that leaks...

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Creativity At Midlife

At mid-life you might be at the cusp of your best creativity, even though it may feel like a low point in your life. I had been asked to emcee our community’s Christmas concert. The choir was singing the traditional Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, so I was...

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Reflections on Reformation

  Its not that often that one experiences a 500th anniversary! Significant milestones deserve our attention, and this is one of them. Martin Luther’s nailing 95 theses on the door of the Wittenberg church has reverberated down through five centuries with resounding...

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What Every Leader Should Do Twice a Year

If I could show you how you could: Cut down your stress Increase your confidence Save you many hours of work Improve your team’s productivity … would you be interested? And you only have to do this twice a year! As a mid-life leader you probably are: Frustrated with...

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A Surprise at Midlife

After decades of busy involvement, deep commitment, passionate vision … there often comes a deep-souled wondering … an inner pause in the midst of all the busyness. Usually something jolts us to recognize this deep, quiet wondering in the heart: a broken relationship,...

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