Friday’s List | January 19

fridays-listEvery Friday I post a short list of the things I’m reading, listening to, loving and wrestling with:

Here’s what I’m reading right now:

No Pain, No Change—and 6 More Reasons Why Your Church Won’t Change by Tony Morgan on

6 QUESTIONS NEWCOMERS ARE ASKING ABOUT YOUR CHURCH by Charles Arn on This post is really helpful. If you lead in a church, you’re going to want to know these questions.

5 Specific Ways The Current Approach To Church Seems Badly Outdated by Carey Nieuwhof. Hello! This is a must read.

10 Rules to Read More Books This Year by Joel J. Miller on If you’re on this track…read this!

The Best Leaders Are Great Teachers by Sidney Finkelstein on How’s your leadership? Are you a teacher?

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority by Clay Scroggins. This is a great read! If you lead anything, you need this!

Here’s what I’m listening to:

INFINITE LEARNER with Barry Diller, Chairman & Senior Executive of InterActiveCorp on the Masters of Scale podcast with Reid Hoffman. Seriously…this is a must listen if you are a leader.

Bryan Miles On The Rise Of Virtual Work And Virtual Workers And Why The Way We Work Doesn’t Work Anymore on the Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast. I admit it…there are some parts I listened to AGAIN.

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Carol Dweck. Fascinating! I heard/read about this book from multiple VERY smart people. Glad I picked it up (on Audible).

All the Earth by The Belonging Co. So good! Wait until you hear Peace Be Still.

Quotes I’m wrestling with:

“Decision makers—need to factor into their present decisions the future that has already happened. For this they to need to know what events have already occurred that do not fit into their present day assumptions, and thereby create new realities.” Peter Drucker, The New Realities

My own posts I hope you’re reading:

Are You Stuck as a Result of Asking the Wrong Questions?

I’ve always found that the right question makes a big difference. The right question often leads to a trajectory shift. The right question often leads to a new and better point-of-view (and a better “point-of-view is worth 80 IQ points“).