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Businesses with an Ambidextrous Infrastructure

The solution providing the infrastructure for sustainable innovation to solve problems is the ambidextrous organization.  Here are some examples.

Prayer & Pandemics

There are some paradoxes in prayer. See them? A pandemic can help, especially now that we seem to be seeing light at the end of the tunnel.

Out Of Business?

Lenin said “there are decades in which nothing happens, and there are weeks in which decades happen.” The last few weeks tell many leaders that the business they were in no longer exists.

Drinking Everything In

You’d assume that in going further up, everything below would get smaller and smaller. Not so.

What’s At Stake

In The Matrix, Morpheus asks Neo: What is real? When we go further up and further in, we see what’s “real” is the central issue in our post-Christian world.


Mark Twain said “education consists mainly in what we have unlearned.” Unlearning is one of the main reasons why we must go further up and further in.

Acts 2094

Now that we’ve hit Pause, here are three ways to make the most of social distancing.

Going Further In

Every year millions of Americans drink green beer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. I get why green—Ireland, the Emerald Isle. But why beer? And how is beer connected to a missionary like Patrick? The answer lies in Christianity’s often forgotten past.

The Right Metaphor

Iain McGilchrist says Western Christianity is undermining itself. C. S. Lewis said something similar. Both cite the same reason. We’re starting with the wrong metaphor.

Scales Falling From Our Eyes

When Ransom went to Mars, the scales fell off his eyes. Dante had a similar experience in going to the third heaven. So did the Apostle Paul. Lucifer didn’t, however.