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Leadership Exemplified

August 14, 2011

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During the Leadership Summit at Willow Creek, the following announcement was made: There are dozens of lessons to be learned here — transparency, integrity, honesty, communication, respect, trust, love, etc. Adam Hamilton wrote a thoughtful response in the Huffington Post, and there are plenty others. But as I have mused and read about this, there […]

Fall From Grace | Notes & Review

August 14, 2011

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http://www.fallfromgracemovie.net/ Baltimore Sun (12/4/2007) The Hollywood Reporter (12/3/2007) Kansas City Star Review (9/14/2007) Variety Review (6/26/2007) Director, K. Ryan Jones named Emerging Artist of 2007 by Kansas City Star (4/29/2007) eFilmCritic Review Lawrence Journal-World: “Southern audiences react to KU filmmaker’s ‘Fall from Grace'” (3/16/2007) Austin Chronicle Review (3/16/2007) Cinematical Review (3/13/2007) Austin Chronicle: “Looking More […]

Curiosity: The Questions of Life – Did God Create the Universe | Notes & Review

August 14, 2011

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Discovery Channel’s page. Regarding the solar eclipse, the vikings believed that “skoll,” the wolf god would “eat the sun.” Without a scientific explanation imagine how disturbing it would have been to see the sun vanish. The vikings then responded through some sort of violent “scaring away” of the wolf, and believed it was them. They […]

Leadership Summit 2011 | Erwin McManus – Chasing Daylight

August 12, 2011

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“I think the role of leaders at this time in history is to be curators of human talent. They need to learn how to cultivate, how to identify, how to nurture, how to develop and unleash the God-given potential in every person.” — live notes — I’m convinced that one of our greatest challenges is […]

Leadership Summit 2011 | Patrick Lencioni – Getting Naked: The Importance of Vulnerability in Service

August 12, 2011

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— live notes — People need to be reminded more than they need to be instructed. – Samuel Johnson Getting Naked is about The power of Vulnerability. Definition of vulnerable capable of being physically or emotionally wounded open to attack or damage liable to increased penalties but entitled to increased bonuses after winning a game […]

Leadership Summit 2011 | John Dickson – Humilitas

August 12, 2011

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“Mistakes of execution are rarely as damaging to any organization as a refusal to concede mistakes. Apologize to those affected and redress the issue with generosity and haste.” — live notes — Leading up to the Summit, I’m struck with the reality that I’m going to be the guy that is going to talk on […]

Leadership Summit 2011 | Henry Cloud – The Evil, The Foolish, The Wise

August 12, 2011

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“No matter what ‘potential’ someone has, or what talents, brains, or opportunities they possess, unless they also have the character to bring it all to fruition, success rarely happens. Who you are really, truly matters.” — live notes — It’s not long into a consulting session when the issue of “this guy” comes up. “This […]