Fickle Fans and Public Opinion

By Mike Coyner I was home last Wednesday waiting for some repairmen to arrive at our house, so I watched some of the celebration in Cleveland. They deserved a time to celebrate after all of those years of frustration. Finally, their beloved NBA team, the Cavaliers, had won a world championship and ended their long [Read More…]

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Jesus Reads My Email

By Mike Coyner Recently I was involved in a conversation about how people use e-mail and other forms of social media in ways which are harmful and even hateful. I made the point that e-mail and media are “too easy” — so that perhaps people send or post things that they would never say if [Read More…]

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Work too important to delegate — the leader as culture manager

Managing the culture of an institution is a leader’s work, says a professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He offers three suggestions to cultivate a healthy culture. [Read more…]

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Anger, Forgiveness, and Entrepreneurship

Jodi Picoult says “When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself.” [Read more…]

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Chasing problems is a key to social innovation

What fuels the minds of people pursuing innovations to make the world a better, more just, more livable place? Problems. [Read more…]

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Changing Pacers Coaches, Changing Pastors, Changing Presidents

By Mike Coyner I don’t know Frank Vogel, the now former coach of the Indiana Pacers, nor do I know as much about basketball as Larry Bird who has announced that Frank will no longer be the coach of the Pacers. But I see a common fallacy in the decision to seek a new coach [Read More…]

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