Do you ever look back on a week and think, “Man…I’m sure I DID a lot of stuff but I’m not sure if I really ACCOMPLISHED anything.” That happens to me, too. But it’s happening a lot less now that I’ve developed a 20-minute Sunday night routine. Here’s how I plan my upcoming week and […]
Experts say we hear nearly 5,000 marketing messages every single day. The same experts say we truly only recognize about 50 of them and really only remember about 4. That’s a lot of messages delivered and just a handful of messages received. And you don’t really need an expert or a study to tell you […]
How do you make decisions? Do you make a list of the pros and cons? Do you ask a friend you trust? Do you just trust your instincts and hope for the best? I am convinced that most initiatives, campaigns, projects and events are not as effective as they could be because the process that […]
Church Fuel has been around for about 18 months now and we’ve had the opportunity to serve thousands of pastors and church leaders. Our business functions a lot like a non-profit, because we’re on mission to help churches. But in reality, we’re a for-profit LLC. That means we are a typical small business, similar to […]
After hearing the recommendations from lots of people I know and trust, I finally had the opportunity to attend Donald Miller’s Story Brand Workshop in Nashville last week. Since then, I’ve been applying the framework to my business, our feature product, a new endeavor and more. The workshop is designed to help you figure out your […]
I just got back from Story Brand, a 2-day workshop in Nashville led by Donald Miller and the Story Brand team. It was worth every penny. It was worth every penny. We talked about the elements of story and learned how to use that formula in business. Whether it’s a website, email or commercial, this formula […]
Here are the types people and organizations I can help.
- You want to start something that matters.
- You’re struggling to find your market or your voice.
- You want to set things up right.
- You’re looking to grow and reach more people.
- You need help with marketing or strategy.
- You want to launch a new product or service.
- You need to streamline and be more effective.
- You’re looking to serve more people.
- You need to diversify your products or services.
Don’t Take My Word for it
“We spent three months under Michael’s coaching and we have not stopped growing ever since.”
Frequently Asked Questions
Are you available to speak?
Of course! I love speaking to groups of people on a variety of topics. If you want to check availability and talk about goals, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
What other blogs do you recommend?
I've learned from so many smart people and love recommending others. Some of my favorites include Pat Flynn, Michael Hyatt, Amy Porterfield, Jon Acuff, Jeff Goins, and Ramit Sethi.
What tools do you use in your life and business?
I love Evernote, Dropbox, and LeadPages and use them all multiple times a day. I put together a PDF with more tools I use all the time and you can download that here.
What's your background?
After 15 years of working with local churches, I began working with a consulting company to help pastors and churches succeed. In 2015, I started Church Fuel to provide insanely practical resources that move the church forward. This is my personal site, where I write about business, leadership, heart and hustle.