GoBeyond Teaches How to Serve with Unity

GoBeyond Teaches How to Serve with Unity

Last week we kicked off GoBeyond 2020 which will be held on May 10-17, 2020. GoBeyond is an initiative uniting people to serve. Each year, dozens of churches, non-profits, businesses and thousands of individuals come together to unify and strengthen our Lancaster,...
The Power of Ideation in Innovation

The Power of Ideation in Innovation

I don’t cook much. I am learning and I enjoy it, but it’s not easy. My wife, Deb, can look into a refrigerator, make connections and form a masterpiece. Great cooks are always looking for ways to make better connections. Yes, they long for the “secret sauce.” In our...
The Joy of Missing Out

The Joy of Missing Out

I have to admit something to you. I suffer from a difficult and sometimes debilitating condition, experienced by many Americans. My family, my wife, the people around me are all impacted. Scientists are looking for a cure, but to date progress has been slow. Yes, like...
Graduation Day 2020

Graduation Day 2020

Yesterday we held a graduation. Quite a celebration. There was great food, conversation, affirmation and a charge for the future. Graduations are special events. They mean something. Do you remember your graduation(s)? What do you recall the most? The sense of...
An Update on ForgeWorks Growth

An Update on ForgeWorks Growth

As I was growing up, my stepfather somehow believed that I was always 11 years old. Regardless of my actual age, in his eyes I was always 11. It was a huge shock (and caused him a great deal of inner conflict)—when I started to drive. Same response, when I brought...
Breaking Free: The Art of Finding New Audiences

Breaking Free: The Art of Finding New Audiences

Inside a former foundry in Paris, you’ll come face to face with the art museum of the future. Actually, “face to face” barely begins to describe the multi-sensory experience that awaits as you step through the doors of the 19th-century structure and into the immersive...
How to Be Grateful in 7 Easy and Unusual Steps

How to Be Grateful in 7 Easy and Unusual Steps

Christmas is always an amazing time of year for me. It seems to cause my spirit to move in amazing directions as there are always so many different events, gatherings and yes, even some opportunities to slow down and actually enjoy the season. In those moments when I...
Teaching Culture

Teaching Culture

A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people. Mahatma Gandhi This is pretty simple really. We spend a lot time understanding, developing and modeling our culture. It is a passionate pursuit in which we never believe we have finished or...
Freedom! Lies Ahead

Freedom! Lies Ahead

Inspiration comes from many different places and in this case, encourages freedom. This short but amazingly profound writing was given to me by a dear friend. One of the most important things we can do for our teams, our families, those around us we care for deeply,...