Links I Like

Links I Like is a collection of blogs, articles and books I’ve come across recently and thought they were worth sharing. Click here for past Links I Like.

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Speaking with presence.

Good communication is at the core of good leadership. And speaking from who you are gives you credibility—an earned authority—and opens the door for you to turn listeners into followers.

Kathy Keller on Why Sarah Young’s book “Jesus Calling” is unhelpful and should be avoided.

If Sarah Young, the author of the words attributed to Jesus, had only used “He” instead of “I” in her book, about half of my objection to it would be gone. However, in publishing these as messages she received from “listening to God,” she has left us in a quandary.

Craig Jarrow on You’re wasting half your day and what to do about it.

It may seem like just a few minutes wasted here and a few more there. But, when you add it up, you might scare yourself. Minutes compound into hours. And before you know it, you have wasted half of your work day.

Joe Berkowitz on 7 time management tips from Chris Hardwick, Man of 1,000 TV Shows.

I thought it was important to see how much time I was wasting, so I got a timer and started measuring things. How long it takes me to check email, how long does it take me to write, how long before I burn out and need to take a break.