20 posts by

CJ Wetzler

Four Leadership Lessons Found in the Lion King

Disney’s live-action remake of The Lion King—I’d say it’s “Certified Fresh.” And a warning: spoilers ahead! But hey, it’s been like…

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A Quick Guide to Connecting with Gen Z and Generation Alpha

I remember one of the first times I felt old. While serving as a student pastor, I once entered our…

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Which Is More Important for Leaders: The Past, Present, or Future?

Before upgrading to captain, I spent close to three years perfecting my stick-and-rudder skills under the tutelage of experienced captains….

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Questions Every Leader Should Ask to Avoid Toxic Blind Spots

One of the great honors of being a high school teacher is being selected by a student to deliver their…

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The Lesson Every Leader Should Learn from My Church’s Custodian

Every so often I feel the ability to lay down the facade that I’ve got things figured out and just…

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7 Traits to Live Your Faith IRL

While most studios are making bank through slightly altered stories from our past (queue the nostalgia), I admire J.K. Rowling’s…

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What Jumping from a Plane Taught Me About Finishing Well

It was an odd sensation: as I watched the airport below become smaller and smaller, I knew this would be…

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Why Foul Language Fouls Our Leadership

A few weeks ago, following an ultimate frisbee match between some of our youth and young adults, the idea was…

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How To Live An Uncommon Life in 2019

Airline legend tells of a cantankerous old captain who briefed his first officer by dividing the cockpit in two—raising his…

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Why “Work Now, Play Later” Is A Myth And You Should Play Now

There is much fan-theory as to how the Joker, played by the late Heath Ledger, acquired his “smiling” scars. Even…

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