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Dr. Ernie @Stoosian Santa Clara, CA

Stewarding the living to make the world a learning network of individuals who create, recognize, and normalize value.

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Organizations that can make small mistakes quickly will outlearn and outcompete those that make big mistakes slowly
7/3
2015
“Great organizations listen to our frustrations, our hopes and our dreams.” — 'Too big to listen' (Seth Godin) http://t.co/s3Iy8t5cvN
7/2
2015
The simplest change you can make to completely transform an organization is training people to delight their customers instead of their boss
7/1
2015
Few things are more liberating for employees than having the freedom to satisfy a customer who is not their boss.
6/30
2015
@schelske @churchrestart @HenriNouwen Any idea how we can shift tender-hearted activists from #preachers to #growthhackers?Our society thinks the church is for perfect people. This idea needs to go. || http://t.co/ON97rM504D #BrokenBelief http://t.co/Hhtkp6qu6R
Retweeted by Dr. Ernie@schelske @churchrestart @HenriNouwen Only when we shift our structures and incentives to match our attention to those in need.
6/29
2015
“people were often being denied the opportunity to exercise choice, make decisions, and have their voice heard ” http://t.co/mydrtcq5NM
6/23
2015
“the most important [resource] is help and insight about getting to the core of the fear that is holding us back.” http://t.co/uklAjf3lIb
6/22
2015
“how can you fall in love with boredom when you’re trying to build a habit that you know you should” #MentalToughness http://t.co/Z15eVAVz3d
6/18
2015
“A good bucket brigade allows everyone to contribute at their own pace, and the more contributors, the better.” http://t.co/OCB00SovKp
6/17
2015
“In the words of Kevin Kelly: Feed the network first.” —Overcoming the extraction mindset @Thisissethsblog http://t.co/p0KNDraHmi
6/13
2015
“when two or three care enough and are brave enough to debate, everyone else becomes 'everyone else'.” http://t.co/wUJ0DNL00u
6/6
2015
“You can’t plan for the future but you can act like you’ll have to live with the consequences” - @shinynew_oz #velocityconf
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5/29
2015
“each person saw what they expected to see, feared and were shown. Yes, each sliver is reality, but not complete...” http://t.co/Q68ti0LHO8
5/28
2015
“if we can focus the message, we can help people do things that they historically couldn’t do.” http://t.co/NudgnmVsEk #disruption @asymco“in a hyper-kinetic world, inward-looking and self-obsessed leaders are a liability” http://t.co/khhbR6AvZI via @Instapaper #PopeFrancis“All of us, whichever job or project we choose to take on, do something to change the culture, positive or negative” http://t.co/f3gmBXTfKv
5/26
2015
“Yet, we can uplift the others and choose positive leadership and kindness anyway.” http://t.co/OLQMH1tK8N #Stoos #Transformstion“I’m giving myself 2–3 years with some pretty firm checkpoints, and if those fail, I’m hoping friends will slap me…” http://t.co/mFD9aIof7l
5/24
2015
“To pull gently and build momentum, you’ve got to frequently communicate what is happening” (Lead Change Group) http://t.co/MpTE4Jzm1t“DREAM BIG But Celebrate Small” —Thoughts About Big Changes vs. Little Changes (Lead Change Group) http://t.co/o8fUE3XDGA
5/22
2015
“The best way to imagine the reward is thinking about who we want our customers to become:” https://t.co/tS54PaeZHM via @Instapaper
5/20
2015
“In shame we are hustling to self-protect; in feeling guilt, we can be vulnerable to change” http://t.co/QsM16zVMVk
5/19
2015
What is best for the business is always good for the company, but not necessarily vice versa.
5/14
2015
"Lord, grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish. —MICHELANGELO" http://t.co/aaiwGrpLzt"Mastery is not merely a commitment to a goal, but to a curved-line, constant pursuit." http://t.co/o4aNNvZyW7
5/10
2015
“be deeply accountable for outcomes in our organizations w/o trying to control or take care of people” #stewardship http://t.co/XR5h3TnT7k“Stewardship is about service to something greater.” http://t.co/ltMw8xg3n3 via @Instapaper #Stoos
5/1
2015
We need more "no excuses" blended college and jobs solution for low income students. Hopefully this is the first... http://t.co/DY0pGEnUsm
4/30
2015
This is why we live. This is why we die. This is why we need God and a love that is stronger than death. #BaltimoreUprising #Easter2015
4/29
2015
Obama: “If our society really wanted to solve the problem... it would require everybody saying this is important." http://t.co/8GoOyu6Efi
4/28
2015
finished One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp http://t.co/fbUTnndPC8
4/26
2015
"“To be a saint is to be fueled by gratitude, nothing more and nothing less,”" http://t.co/jT9nb29cc0
4/25
2015
"I am blessed. I can bless. Imagine! I could let Him make me the gift! I could be the joy!" http://t.co/UFK8BG64Jd
4/24
2015
"joy doesn’t negate all other emotions—joy transcends all other emotions." http://t.co/tUFt7wThXE"empower the 2.5 billion unbanked with the tools required to elevate themselves in a truly free world economy." https://t.co/yCyl5BlFqt"Is it only when our lives are emptied that we’re surprised by how truly full our lives were?" http://t.co/hKgU75e1ur
4/22
2015
"I can feel the body decreasing and the soul increasing and joy filling the breadth between." http://t.co/eiIYiCAhRS
4/21
2015
Pleasantly surprised to be interviewing at several start ups that have female VPs of engineering!
4/17
2015
“Mark Burgess’ Promise Theory: the basis for building a learning, listening and adaptive organization.” http://t.co/BtFMAogURl #Stoos#DevOps:,“optimizing the performance of our organizations, regardless of what they do” http://t.co/oe9eLjYc7W via @Instapaper“Tools will come and go, but the problem of optimizing the entire value chain will be with us forever.” http://t.co/MyxOppXope“focusing on the artifacts rather than the substance is a great way to make sure that you’re no more agile than the…” http://t.co/UY9EkKN9SO“The practices we’ve learned in DevOps don’t just apply to the technical teams, they apply to the business as a…” http://t.co/XMta4aFmkJ
4/14
2015
#faith "This is the crux of Christianity: to remember and give thanks, eucharisteo." http://t.co/BSROsq86va"Trust is the bridge from yesterday to tomorrow, built with planks of thanks." http://t.co/MmtVpRqBj3“Critical business decisions are based on what is good for the business, not on a line and number in the budget doc.” http://t.co/UuaBNegOov“Rolling forecasts is one tool that can be useful to improve financial planning and decrease dependency on budgeting” http://t.co/7jPjYTjQey“Meetings want to suck. Two of their favorite suckiness tactics are group brainstorming and group negotiation.” http://t.co/3zaTeFjcIu
4/13
2015
"Anything less than gratitude and trust is practical atheism." http://t.co/ukqLbhUMn8"Maybe disguising my deep fears as stress seems braver somehow." http://t.co/I8myIMeWKA
4/12
2015
"Worry is the facade of taking action when prayer really is." http://t.co/p447066aPn
4/8
2015
"Why do I lunge for control instead of joy?" http://t.co/aSYQUxUSGS"Do I really smother my own joy because I believe that anger achieves more than love?" http://t.co/SH97u49BpK"who can bring peace unless they’ve held their own peace?" http://t.co/gyASDGkbsD"How do you open the eyes to see how to take the daily, domestic, workday vortex and invert it into the dome ... http://t.co/dG09HLknrD
4/6
2015
"I know what I want: to see deeply, to thank deeply, to feel joy deeply." http://t.co/mhFuOHmG3y
4/5
2015
"I have to seek God beauty. Because isn’t my internal circuitry wired to seek out something worthy of worship... http://t.co/JfgapRgyNj
3/29
2015
"What do you want? Isn’t that the sole question we all need to circle back to, over and again? And who knows ... http://t.co/nG6zyuBFFW"This, the hard eucharisteo. The hard discipline to lean into the ugly and whisper thanks to transfigure it i... http://t.co/LopetSMYpd
3/28
2015
"Is there anything in this world that is truly ugly?" http://t.co/Rt26IIUdUX"It is suffering that has the realest possibility to bear down and deliver grace. And grace that chooses to b... http://t.co/SWS1bsSRaw
3/27
2015
"All new life labors out of the very bowels of darkness. That fullest life itself dawns from nothing but Calv... http://t.co/Y3WWrV3TMD"All new life labors out of the very bowels of darkness. That fullest life itself dawns from nothing but Calv... http://t.co/94DLqvA5Be
3/25
2015
Masculine Purpose and Feminine Passion must both be submitted to Divine Vision. #EMythMastery
3/23
2015
"I know all our days are struggle and warfare (job 14:14) and that the spirit-to-spirit combat I endlessly wa... http://t.co/r3vEIOIrt5
3/21
2015
#shalom "life is so urgent it necessitates living slow." http://t.co/sxKzuYQEe7"The hurry makes us hurt. And maybe it is the hurt that drives us on?" http://t.co/7Ewr5204cv"The whole of the life—even the hard—is made up of the minute parts, and if I miss the infinitesimals, I miss... http://t.co/6o5Fk3XHHr“Doing work that fails to achieve the expected outcome is one of the biggest sources of waste in enterprises.” http://t.co/0aMVt6W5p6“unbundling projects into a dynamic feature list prioritized by Cost of Delay ($/time of failing to deliver)” http://t.co/5bzr2UPgoN
3/17
2015
"Naming is to know a thing’s function in the cosmos—to name is to solve mystery." http://t.co/1VrRIggKyV"When you don’t have the name for something, you’re haunted by shadows. It ages you.”" http://t.co/UAeFy45hmM"Thanksgiving—giving thanks in everything—prepares the way that God might show us His fullest salvation in Ch... http://t.co/OlvBX3K0jx
3/16
2015
finished The Extravagant Fool: A Faith Journey That Begins Where Common Sense Ends by Kevin Adams http://t.co/1Hlwo4y6cy"Only when God becomes all that we want do we truly see that He is all we need." http://t.co/BmGd6XChx7"Faith comes by the hearing of God’s word, but only with rigorous testing will its measure increase." http://t.co/qaOauhF0sy“When you do the work that others can't possibly imagine doing, you set yourself apart.” http://t.co/CEJtVRHKvc
3/15
2015
"I was learning to rest by refusing to listen to the part of me that had always been in control." http://t.co/wC90nkKdxA"Consultants are at their best when trying to solve hard problems." And vice versa. Ouch. :) http://t.co/Ht5UZEnmZs
3/11
2015
"A disciple is defined by the willingness to bare his own cross rather than by the material things held in hi... http://t.co/ykUcbjFTVK
3/8
2015
“Once you’ve agreed the emperor has no clothes, you can begin to dress him” http://t.co/pJpoi6nflk via @Instapaper“preserve an organization’s core values, reinforce its purpose, and to stimulate progress towards its aspirations” http://t.co/MOmE2Ft5GRLDRLB: 0605 | L. David Marquet "Turn the ship around" http://t.co/Y07z8CtdWw
3/7
2015
"If we dream too much, we forget who God is, but if we bask in reproof, we forget who He made us to be." http://t.co/veo24tGlpK"Faith comes by the hearing of the word, but only with rigorous testing will its measure increase." http://t.co/PBYNC6i0YG
3/5
2015
#humility "celebrating the defeat of one’s own flawed character and the realization that it was better for a m... http://t.co/iXT82yX19O
3/1
2015
"Humility is the contact point for transformation and only comes through suffering" http://t.co/DFgAygG4Q3
2/28
2015
#authenticity "Fearless vulnerability works best when we give the world something to mock, but it’s an art tha... http://t.co/bfCAOtKe6y"George Müller made it simple. By trading his commitment to Christianity for an absolute surrender to Christ,... http://t.co/ZChFi4IZjU"humility is a giant that only looks small to small people and men with little engines driven by approval." http://t.co/VbwT97dz68
2/27
2015
"I never realized that I’d spent my entire youth laboring to be found by my earthly father and laboring to re... http://t.co/XUfFrPRkUs#GeorgeMüller "He tested the idea of faith by adhering literally to the promises made in Scripture and found t... http://t.co/ez7Ts0NWwk
2/26
2015
“The key to retaining new neurons is having assumptions continually disrupted while trying to solve problems.” http://t.co/V8wJ7G5FyD
2/24
2015
I am surprised that I am surprised to discover that engineers think money and information is real, but human feelings are not.“We cannot predict the value our work will provide to the world. That’s fine. It is not our job to judge our work” http://t.co/I2JLIOk4LV
2/22
2015
#stoos "I believe the areas of business, health, education and human relationships will evolve in the understa... http://t.co/evuluTgdbp"letting go of my grip on life released an energy that paradoxically made it possible for me to run with utte... http://t.co/HM3C0kI7Tc
2/20
2015
TBC 3: From Control to Authority http://t.co/OBayBI0HKV
2/16
2015
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