Monthly Archives: March 2009

Patrick Lencioni (POV) – Rediscovering Work

Yesterday, my staff and I were talking about what a blessing it is to have a job, and especially one you like. No doubt. Pat’s POV this week was right in line. Here’s the email in its entirety with the

Patrick Lencioni (POV) – Rediscovering Work

Yesterday, my staff and I were talking about what a blessing it is to have a job, and especially one you like. No doubt. Pat’s POV this week was right in line. Here’s the email in its entirety with the

Take It Home | Notes & Review

Mark Holmen and Dave Teixeira. Take It Home: Inspiration and Events to Help Parents Spiritually Transform Their Children. Gospel Light, 2008. (248 pages). NOTES: DVD segment 1: Family Ministry vs. Faith At Home Mark Holmen The home is the primary

Take It Home | Notes & Review

Mark Holmen and Dave Teixeira. Take It Home: Inspiration and Events to Help Parents Spiritually Transform Their Children. Gospel Light, 2008. (248 pages). NOTES: DVD segment 1: Family Ministry vs. Faith At Home Mark Holmen The home is the primary

Are We Home Alone – Friedman’s Call To Values

“Are We Home Alone” – Thomas Friedman, March 21, 2009 The sentiments here were very reminiscent of Barry Schwartz’s talk at TED. Here is the excerpt from Friedman worth stating again: Inspiring conduct has so much more of an impact

Are We Home Alone – Friedman’s Call To Values

“Are We Home Alone” – Thomas Friedman, March 21, 2009 The sentiments here were very reminiscent of Barry Schwartz’s talk at TED. Here is the excerpt from Friedman worth stating again: Inspiring conduct has so much more of an impact

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Daniel Dennett – Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny: An Evolutionary Riddle

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/dan_dennett_cute_sexy_sweet_funny.html I find Daniel Dennett to be one of the most challenging atheist philosophers for several reasons. First, he is, in my perspective, respectable and reasonable as well as intelligent in his argumentation. While others are vitriolic, Dennett continues to

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Daniel Dennett – Cute, Sexy, Sweet, Funny: An Evolutionary Riddle

http://www.ted.com/index.php/talks/dan_dennett_cute_sexy_sweet_funny.html I find Daniel Dennett to be one of the most challenging atheist philosophers for several reasons. First, he is, in my perspective, respectable and reasonable as well as intelligent in his argumentation. While others are vitriolic, Dennett continues to

The View From The Mastaba – Gary Burge’s View is Skewed

Books and Culture recently published “The View From The Mastaba: Jesus From a Middle Eastern Perspective,” March 6, 2009, written by Gary Burge, professor at Wheaton. There are some things to applaud, yet there are some things that must be

The View From The Mastaba – Gary Burge’s View is Skewed

Books and Culture recently published “The View From The Mastaba: Jesus From a Middle Eastern Perspective,” March 6, 2009, written by Gary Burge, professor at Wheaton. There are some things to applaud, yet there are some things that must be

Wicked – The Musical

Last night my wife and I saw “Wicked.” Fantastic! In addition to being highly entertaining, well acted, and well produced with tunes that get stuck in your head, there are some themes that run throughout that are worth noting. As

Wicked – The Musical

Last night my wife and I saw “Wicked.” Fantastic! In addition to being highly entertaining, well acted, and well produced with tunes that get stuck in your head, there are some themes that run throughout that are worth noting. As

Big Think – Crowdsourcing Community and A Diffusion of Authority

Discovered this site today. It has been called the “Intellectual YouTube”: http://www.bigthink.com The gist? From the “About” page: In the global digital age, there is a glut of accessible information. And while this information empowers you, the citizen-consumer, the only

Big Think – Crowdsourcing Community and A Diffusion of Authority

Discovered this site today. It has been called the “Intellectual YouTube”: http://www.bigthink.com The gist? From the “About” page: In the global digital age, there is a glut of accessible information. And while this information empowers you, the citizen-consumer, the only

Demonization

A worthy quote from marketing guru Seth Godin: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/03/demonization.html DEMONIZATION: The closer you get to someone, something, some brand, some organization… the harder it is to demonize it, objectify it or hate it. So, if you want to not be

Demonization

A worthy quote from marketing guru Seth Godin: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2009/03/demonization.html DEMONIZATION: The closer you get to someone, something, some brand, some organization… the harder it is to demonize it, objectify it or hate it. So, if you want to not be

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers

Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers. February 2009. (Running on High Tech Legs, February 1998). http://www.aimeemullins.com/ First, some fantastic quotes and nuggets. Regarding kids and curiosity: Kids are naturally curious about what they don’t know or don’t understand.

TED Talks Worth Talking About | Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers

Aimee Mullins: How My Legs Give Me Super-Powers. February 2009. (Running on High Tech Legs, February 1998). http://www.aimeemullins.com/ First, some fantastic quotes and nuggets. Regarding kids and curiosity: Kids are naturally curious about what they don’t know or don’t understand.

The Girl Effect

Chip and Dan Heath in their book Made To Stick refer to this website and organization. THE GIRL EFFECT, n. The powerful social and economic change brought about when girls have the opportunity to participate in their society. Here are

The Girl Effect

Chip and Dan Heath in their book Made To Stick refer to this website and organization. THE GIRL EFFECT, n. The powerful social and economic change brought about when girls have the opportunity to participate in their society. Here are