Market Value

Market Value

Market Value When Dave Berg first told me he brought his three-month-old baby to serve as part of a family mission trip, I’ll admit that I made a weird face. Was he joking? He brought a baby to a work site? To serve? It’s a baby. Dave is an earnest guy,...
How to be Luckier

How to be Luckier

Unlucky I spoke with a new leader at a church last week who expressed her frustration that she never caught a lucky break, that every victory she had won had been so hard fought, and how it hadn’t felt like that at the last place she worked.  We’ve all...
Load-sharing Vulnerability

Load-sharing Vulnerability

Several Ministry Incubators staff and I are working on a multi-pronged assessment as an initial step of launching an innovation lab with a client. I have been honored and struck by their transparency. They sent us raw data from user surveys, allowed us to interview...
Video Game Success Stories & Us

Video Game Success Stories & Us

In his 2017 book, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels, Jason Schreier outlines the stories of 10 video games and how they were made. Some were astounding successes by solo guys in their bedrooms, and some were colossal failures by huge studios that, despite tens (if not...
Planting Garlic

Planting Garlic

A small church in Salt Lake City is living off its reserves and, with less than two years of money left, has decided its best course of action is to plant some garlic. The church is a multi-cultural, multi-lingual congregation of two distinct pacific islander...