Andy Crouch on Flourishing at Work

Be sure to check out the video over at The High Calling about avoiding complacency—a short discussion with Andy Crouch: So we need to ask what could we add here, what could we change here that would open up again the possibility for people to really flourish as they do this part of the work [Read More...]

Reading More Carefully

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I find that there’s way too much to read—on the internet, on my desk, on my coffeetable, in my mailbox, and everywhere else. So I read, with interest, this post about a new system for reading: All the information we have available only increases our stress levels and diminishes [Read More...]

Friendship Through Art Collecting

My friend Christy Tennant Krispin is one of the most intentional people I know — in the sense that she does many things in her life with a great deal of intentionality and thoughtfulness. One of those things is collecting art. She recently held a show in Seattle, where she now lives with her husband, [Read More...]

Want to Be More Creative? Then Think Outside the Box . . . Literally!

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A recent column in the New York Times begins this way: What ignites the engine of creativity? A popular metaphor in American business urges you to think “outside the box.” Folk wisdom advises that problem-solving is helped by thinking about something “on the one hand” and then “on the other hand.” Is there any psychological [Read More...]


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