The Proximity Principle with Ken Coleman

The Proximity Principle: In order to do what you want to do, you have to be around the people that are doing it and in the places where it is happening.

  1. The Proximity Mindset:
    1. Know your role (clarity)
    2. Accept your role (attitude)
    3. Maximise your role (effort)

In Coleman’s book he lists

  • 5 archetypes that you should surround yourself with: 
    1. Professor
    2. Producer
    3. Professional
    4. Peer
    5. Mentor
  • 5 places to consider: 
    1. Where you are
    2. Place to learn
    3. Place to practice
    4. Place to perform
    5. Place to grow

He mentions the law of the zipcode: Everything you need to get started is already around you.


Three statistics that will change the way you think about GenZ

  1. GenZ is going to be the most diverse generation in history.
    1. In the United  States GenZ is going to be more non-white than white.
    2. GenZ is going to be a majority of minorities.
  2. GenZ is going to be more educated and less experienced than any generation in history.
  3. GenZ is going to be the loneliest generation in history.

Loving the Church – Brooke Ligertwood

  1. Stay meeting (Hebrews 10)
  2. Stay eating (Acts 2:46)
  3. Stay low (John 13:10-12, 1 Peter 2)
  4. Stay close (John 13)

“Nobody is so poor that he has nothing to give, nobody is so rich that he has nothing to receive.”

“Just keep coming.”

“Stick with it.”