Family & Holidays

By Josh Shoemaker / December 22, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Mark 10:29-31 – “‘I assure you,’ Jesus said, ‘there is no one who has left house, brothers or sisters, mother or father, children or fields because of Me and the gospel, who will not receive 100 times more now at this time – houses, brothers and sisters, mothers and children,…

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Time = No Control (aka Patience)

By Josh Shoemaker / December 8, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Ecclesiastes 3:11 – “He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.”  This week we’re addressing the topic of time – this builds on topics from the past two…

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With Grace

By Josh Shoemaker / December 1, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Romans 12:3 – “For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you.”  This week we’re addressing…

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Speak Truth

By Josh Shoemaker / November 24, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Ephesians 4:25 – “Since you put away lying, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, because we are members of one another.” This week we’re addressing the topic of truth. This is an important topic that follows the past few weeks on reality, boundaries and attachment. Truth is critically…

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Healthy culture = attachment

By Josh Shoemaker / November 17, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Parable of the Prodigal Son – Luke 15:11-32 – please read this entire passage on your own and here are some excerpts to support this week’s blog: vs 18-20: “I will arise and go to my father, and I will say to him, ‘Father, I have sinned against heaven and…

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Say no today…tomorrow is another day

By Josh Shoemaker / November 10, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Proverbs 25:17 – “Seldom set foot in your neighbor’s house; otherwise, he’ll get sick of you and hate you.” This week on The Consultant and The Coach we are talking about setting appropriate boundaries for yourself, your teams and your company’s culture so you can thrive as a business and…

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Living in the Real World

By Josh Shoemaker / November 2, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Romans 12:2 – “Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.” Today we’re talking about how to live in the real world by…

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Maximize Talent to Multiply Profit

By Josh Shoemaker / October 26, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Psalm 139: 13-16: “For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in…

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Mine the conflict

By Josh Shoemaker / October 19, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Proverbs 27:17: “Iron sharpens iron just as one person sharpens another” For this week’s content, here’s a shout out to Patrick Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – we’re leaning on some of his material as a backdrop to discuss our own experience helping teams with dysfunction. Once we…

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If business is rational…what’s this emotions nonsense?

By Josh Shoemaker / October 12, 2021 /

Scripture of the Week – Proverbs 16:32: “He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city” Emotions are part of what makes people who they are. However, many times, those of us who are better at controlling our emotions – or…

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