The Story Behind the NIV Faithlife Study Bible

“That’s interesting.” I was sitting in church and following the sermon with a study Bible in the Logos Bible Software mobile app. The note on the passage was interesting, but I wanted to know more. “I wish I could click right here get even more information,” I thought. “I wish there was a plus sign …

How to Think Like a CEO

In a word: read. I once had an argument with someone who didn’t want to read business books because ‘they all contradict each other, proving they don’t know what they’re talking about.’ I think that’s the wrong perspective; there isn’t one right answer you’re going to find in the one right book. Every business does …

Advice for Your Career in Publishing

  I’ve been contributing to other sites lately. Here are some excerpts and links. Business.com 5 Things to Say to Advance Your Career Right Now Your career is about relationships: with your boss, your coworkers, and with the people you serve in your work. And relationships are driven by words, the most important of which …

Growth

A series on the Faithlife core values: Honesty. Openness. Awesomeness. Growth. Initiative. Elegance. Shipping. We spend a lot of years preparing to be ‘all grown-up.’ Childhood is focused on learning and growth and experiences in preparation for becoming ‘an adult.’ The artificial milestones of graduation ceremonies and significant birthdays at 18 and 21 only serve to reinforce the bright-line distinction …

Ask for improvements, not feedback

Your work can be better. Mine can be, too. I want to be intentional about excellence. I want our team to decide that we are going to value excellent work and pursue excellence in our own output. And here’s the tool to make it happen: Improve the work, not the worker. Seek improvement over feedback. Nobody likes …