Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Haiti Mission Trip

On Dec. 27th, I'll be heading out with a team from my church on a mission trip to Haiti. We will be partnering up with YWAM (Youth With A Mission) to help clear rubble, work on small building projects, and do whatever else may be needed.

I am super excited for this trip and know it will be an amazing experience. There is much preparation and work ahead of me in the days leading up to the trip. Most importantly, I have to raise $2,000 to cover the cost of the trip. Although it is a large amount of money, it provides an opportunity for friends and family to partner up with me financially to serve in Haiti.

Below is a copy of my support letter. If you feel led too, I would be incredibly grateful if you would consider supporting me. You can click on the picture below for a full size version of the support letter.

I'll try to keep updating this blog as we continue to prepare for this trip, as well as update you on the trip as well.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Damon Bruce

I called into the Damon Bruce show a few weeks ago for a hilarious segment I had to call in for. It was the "3 O'CLOCK Three Play", and the three questions where 1. Best Cry Moment in sports 2. Are you confident in the Sharks in the Playoffs 3. Give love to Giants Fans who waited out the 4 hour game rain delay.

My call was alright, but the guy who called after me was pretty hilarious. Not so much his call but Damon's response.

Damon Bruce.mp3

Sunday, June 21, 2009

Happy Fathers Day

Man I suck at blogging lately, but I figured there is no day like fathers day for getting back on the horse. My Dad is definitely one man very worthy of a blog post. I have a list of about a hundred things that makes my Dad a great Dad, and I figured I would share the top 3:

1. He is a man of his word and keeps his commitments.
2. He is generous with everything he has been blessed with, and lives life with an open hand.
3. He is incredibly good looking, and he passed those genes on to his sons.

Happy fathers day Dad!

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Hemophilia Coastal Ride For Zach

I know it has been awhile since I have blogged, and for that, I apologize.

My good friend Bobby is embarking on a bike trip across California this summer for a great cause and and I wanted to take a quick opportunity to share it with you. He made a video explaining what it is all about. You can watch it, or visit http://www.myworshiprevolution.com/bobbym/coastalrace09.html to get more info.

Good Luck Bobby!

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Catalyst: TOMS Shoes

I got the opportunity to hear Blake Mycoskie speak at the Catalyst conference last week. It is really inspiring to hear about people being successful while making the world a better place. I really enjoyed the ATT commercial.

More on the Catalyst Conference to come.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Catalyst 09 Day 1

Wow. The first day of catalyst was amazing. By the sounds of things, the lab day doesn't even compare to the main session days, so today should be even better.

One of the highlights from yesterday was a lab I attended by Rick Yamamoto entitled "Becoming an Expert". The topic of expertise is really interesting to me given that technology today has allowed us all to become experts at everything, while being an expert at nothing at all.

We talked about the two models for strategic thinking, managerial vs. entrepreneurial, and how to achieve expertise. Did you you know that on average, it takes about 10,000 hours or 10 years of deliberate practice to become an expert. Bobby Fisher took about 9 years, while Tiger Woods took about 15 years.

All in all, I really enjoyed yesterday, and am really looking forward to today.

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Catalyst 09

I made the trek down south with some friends from church to attend the Catalyst 09 Conference at Mariners Church. Needless to say I am really looking forward to this. Today's session consists of a couple of lab sessions they are calling origins. The one I am looking forward to the most is called "Conscious Capitalism: Blending Business, Passion, and Giving Back".

I'll try to keep you updated on all the events here if I can find spare time in between all the fun and interesting events. You can also keep up with whats happening on my twitter @ryanlipert.

Thursday, March 12, 2009

Ronn Owens Show

I called into the Ronn Owens Show today on my way into work.

Ronn Owens.mp3

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Arm Wrestling

We did a little bit of arm wrestling at work.