Monthly Archives: August 2009

To Heal A Fractured World | Notes & Review

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. To Heal A Fractured World: The Ethics of Responsibility. Schocken Books, 2005. (279 pages) Part 1: THE CALL TO RESPONSIBILITY Chapter 1: The Ethics of Responsibility Being human means being conscious and being responsible. – Viktor Frankl

To Heal A Fractured World | Notes & Review

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. To Heal A Fractured World: The Ethics of Responsibility. Schocken Books, 2005. (279 pages) Part 1: THE CALL TO RESPONSIBILITY Chapter 1: The Ethics of Responsibility Being human means being conscious and being responsible. – Viktor Frankl

The Women’s Crusade

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/23/magazine/23Women-t.html Nicholas Kristof, NYTimes.com, 2009-08-17. Kristof’s journalism continues to inspire me, and this article is up there on the top (see also the Girl Effect). The following are a few poignant quotes. I recommend reading the whole article, however, because

The Women’s Crusade

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/23/magazine/23Women-t.html Nicholas Kristof, NYTimes.com, 2009-08-17. Kristof’s journalism continues to inspire me, and this article is up there on the top (see also the Girl Effect). The following are a few poignant quotes. I recommend reading the whole article, however, because

Louie Giglio – Trees of Hong Kong

Can the church be relevant as we move forward? “Gospel” is a story of how to move forward, and why, and everyone has an idea of how and why to move forward. And as believers, we have an idea, a

Louie Giglio – Trees of Hong Kong

Can the church be relevant as we move forward? “Gospel” is a story of how to move forward, and why, and everyone has an idea of how and why to move forward. And as believers, we have an idea, a

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Bill Hybels: Closing

(after the Tony Blair interview)… I would ask every leader to ask the question of your irreducible core, and to stay true to that. 2 Kings 5, the story of Naaman. The great temptation for some of us is that

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Bill Hybels: Closing

(after the Tony Blair interview)… I would ask every leader to ask the question of your irreducible core, and to stay true to that. 2 Kings 5, the story of Naaman. The great temptation for some of us is that

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Tony Blair: An Interview

I felt very normal, but I have felt compelled to step out. Most people like to be liked. People want to be popular. But you must take it within yourself that there are things that you will stand for, and

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Tony Blair: An Interview

I felt very normal, but I have felt compelled to step out. Most people like to be liked. People want to be popular. But you must take it within yourself that there are things that you will stand for, and

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Bono: The Church…Three Years Later

We believe that ‘love thy neighbor’ is not a vice. “I referred to the church as the “sleeping giant,” but what I didn’t know is that the giant could run that fast.” As smart as someone can be, intuition is

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Bono: The Church…Three Years Later

We believe that ‘love thy neighbor’ is not a vice. “I referred to the church as the “sleeping giant,” but what I didn’t know is that the giant could run that fast.” As smart as someone can be, intuition is

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Chip & Dan Heath: Switch

There are certain kinds of changes in the world that are really big that seem to happen effortlessly, but then there are the others that seem excruciating. Why is that? Change is filled with conflict. Part of us want to

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Chip & Dan Heath: Switch

There are certain kinds of changes in the world that are really big that seem to happen effortlessly, but then there are the others that seem excruciating. Why is that? Change is filled with conflict. Part of us want to

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – David Gergen: Eyewitness to Power

I believe that leadership is a journey, and each has to take their own path, but there are people along the way that can help you on this journey. A teacher of leadership cannot produce a leader; it’s kinda like

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – David Gergen: Eyewitness to Power

I believe that leadership is a journey, and each has to take their own path, but there are people along the way that can help you on this journey. A teacher of leadership cannot produce a leader; it’s kinda like

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Wess Stafford: Leveraging Your Past

In order to attack poverty, you have to address the very victims of poverty and poor the resources into that direction. It begins with a child, and ends a child able to make a change in their world. Poverty and

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Wess Stafford: Leveraging Your Past

In order to attack poverty, you have to address the very victims of poverty and poor the resources into that direction. It begins with a child, and ends a child able to make a change in their world. Poverty and

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Andrew Rugasira: Aid vs. Trade

What comes to mind when you think “Africa?” My hunch is is that things like, poverty, death, AIDS, etc. That’s one perspective that has been influenced by the narrative of the media. If you ask me, I see opportunity. I

LEADERSHIP SUMMIT 2009 – Andrew Rugasira: Aid vs. Trade

What comes to mind when you think “Africa?” My hunch is is that things like, poverty, death, AIDS, etc. That’s one perspective that has been influenced by the narrative of the media. If you ask me, I see opportunity. I

Leadership Summit 2009 – Dave Gibbons: Third Culture Leadership (Thinking Forward)

Start with the Two Greatest Commandments: Love God, Love People. We’ve perhaps silenced the second part of this commandment. Who is our neighbor? Who is a third culture leader? In one word, “adaptation.” In two words, it’s “painful adaptation.” The

Leadership Summit 2009 – Dave Gibbons: Third Culture Leadership (Thinking Forward)

Start with the Two Greatest Commandments: Love God, Love People. We’ve perhaps silenced the second part of this commandment. Who is our neighbor? Who is a third culture leader? In one word, “adaptation.” In two words, it’s “painful adaptation.” The

Leadership Summit 2009 – Harvey Carey: Against All Odds

Ephesians 4:11-13. The odds, though stacked against me as a child, didn’t stop there. They continued through adulthood. What does one do when the odds are stacked against you? 1. Believe that God’s Word is true. You can’t just believe

Leadership Summit 2009 – Harvey Carey: Against All Odds

Ephesians 4:11-13. The odds, though stacked against me as a child, didn’t stop there. They continued through adulthood. What does one do when the odds are stacked against you? 1. Believe that God’s Word is true. You can’t just believe

Leadership Summit 2009 – Jessica Jackley: KIVA

KIVA’s payback rate is 98.5%. We believe people want to be good, they just need an avenue to do good. We believe in the value of co-creation. You have to give up control. You have to be de-centralized. How do

Leadership Summit 2009 – Jessica Jackley: KIVA

KIVA’s payback rate is 98.5%. We believe people want to be good, they just need an avenue to do good. We believe in the value of co-creation. You have to give up control. You have to be de-centralized. How do

Leadership Summit 2009 – Tim Keller: Leading People to the Prodigal God

I want to give you a diagnosis of what spiritual deadness is, and a prescription for it, and some ideas for how to take that prescription to your church. “Prodigal” originally meant extravagant. The point of the parable is for

Leadership Summit 2009 – Tim Keller: Leading People to the Prodigal God

I want to give you a diagnosis of what spiritual deadness is, and a prescription for it, and some ideas for how to take that prescription to your church. “Prodigal” originally meant extravagant. The point of the parable is for

Leadership Summit 2009 – Gary Hamel: Manage Differently NOW

The most important question: Are you changing as fast as the world around you. Are you the vanguard or the “old-guard?” Reminders: attendance is declining, and the “brand-reputation” is down. 9 out of 10 beings believe in some spiritual existence,

Leadership Summit 2009 – Gary Hamel: Manage Differently NOW

The most important question: Are you changing as fast as the world around you. Are you the vanguard or the “old-guard?” Reminders: attendance is declining, and the “brand-reputation” is down. 9 out of 10 beings believe in some spiritual existence,

Leadership Summit 2009 – Bill Hybels, Henry Cloud, Patrick Lencioni, Carly Fiorina, David Ireland: Hiring, Firing, and Board Meltdowns

Amazon. Willow Creek. http://missionalthoughts.wordpress.com/2009/08/06/hiring-firing-board-meltdowns-panel-discussion/ HIRING: The cultural fit in the church is as important as the other piece. Whenever you idealize the sense of need, you can project that need on the candidate. People see what they want to see.

Leadership Summit 2009 – Bill Hybels, Henry Cloud, Patrick Lencioni, Carly Fiorina, David Ireland: Hiring, Firing, and Board Meltdowns

Amazon. Willow Creek. http://missionalthoughts.wordpress.com/2009/08/06/hiring-firing-board-meltdowns-panel-discussion/ HIRING: The cultural fit in the church is as important as the other piece. Whenever you idealize the sense of need, you can project that need on the candidate. People see what they want to see.

Leadership Summit 2009 – Bill Hybels: Leading In A New Reality

“ROGUE WAVES” We’ve been broadsided by an “economic rogue wave.” Jim Collin’s quote in Inc. Magazine, April 2009-08-06 “People like me who grew up in the postwar period are not practiced at the volatilities the turbulence,… ” We are never

Leadership Summit 2009 – Bill Hybels: Leading In A New Reality

“ROGUE WAVES” We’ve been broadsided by an “economic rogue wave.” Jim Collin’s quote in Inc. Magazine, April 2009-08-06 “People like me who grew up in the postwar period are not practiced at the volatilities the turbulence,… ” We are never