How Character is Formed in Us

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt Gerald and Bev, friends of mine, take annual vacations to the Dominican Republic. There are two very different experiences that can happen in the DR – the tourist beach experience, and the real DR life. They left the tourist zone to visit the...

Crazy Busy

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt The most common response to the question, “How are you?” is “Busy!” or even, “Crazy busy!” Our culture wears this as a badge of worth. The implication is that the busier we are, the more important we must be. Not true. Let’s be honest … just...

Mentoring: Help You Need, Yes

By Verdeen Bueckert Okay, so Yoda is not our mentor. But we would agree that mentoring is crucial – and even essential – for spiritual growth. However, there are two stubborn obstacles: finding a mentor and being a mentor. Mentors who consider themselves...

Why Change is So Hard

By Dallas Bidell Why is it so hard to sustain substantial long-term change for the better both in my personal life (e.g., losing weight) or in an organization? In the book Immunity to Change, Robert Kegan and Lisa Laskow Lahey tackle that question head-on with...