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The Most Recommend Books from 40 Different Leaders!

It was a scary moment... the moment I realized that everything I was reading was from a similar genre.   My thinking, learning and perspectives were becoming redundant and insular.  I was no longer expanding my knowledge base, but reinforcing the current limits of my development. To remedy this, I began asking great leaders and … Continue reading The Most Recommend Books from 40 Different Leaders!

What do Exploring Antarctica and Succeeding in Life Have in Common?

On one of his expeditions to Antarctica, famed explorer Ernest Shakleton aptly named his ship the Endurance.  At that point, the southern most continent was an unexplored polar desert, thought by many to be unexplorable due to the harsh conditions.  It was one of the last great undiscovered and uncharted places on earth. Shackleton knew … Continue reading What do Exploring Antarctica and Succeeding in Life Have in Common?

Are You a Good Conversationalist? Ask these 10 Questions to Find Out.

Everyone loves spending time with a great conversationalist.  People who naturally engage us in great conversations a fascinating.  If, like most of us, you aren't the best at cultivating conversations, check out this earlier with tips for cultivating great conversations. If you have been working on this for a bit... you might begin asking, how can … Continue reading Are You a Good Conversationalist? Ask these 10 Questions to Find Out.

If You Are a Great Listener… I Need Your Help!

Do you ever feel like you are talking, but the other person just isn't listening?  They are looking at you and nodding their head... but as soon as you finish, they interject with their perspective, story or thoughts that seem to be disconnected from what you were just talking about? Are you ever the person, patiently … Continue reading If You Are a Great Listener… I Need Your Help!

A Biblical Response to Social Tension!

When you turn on the television, open a newspaper or surf any news provider’s website these days, it will not be long before you come face to face with the fact that our society is currently wrestling with a wide range of really challenging issues. Racial and ethnic tensions abound across our nation. Bitterness, animosity … Continue reading A Biblical Response to Social Tension!

The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!

A few days ago, heaven celebrated the arrival of my grandfather... and we said goodbye. I initially posted some of these thoughts on Instagram, but wanted to also put here with a few expanded thoughts My grampa was the most impressive man I have ever known. He truly lived like Jesus. His love for others was relentless … Continue reading The Man Who Taught Me… That Only 2 Things Matter!