Monthly Archives: August 2011

Leadership Exemplified

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,

Leadership Exemplified

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,

Fall From Grace | Notes & Review

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 | Notes & Review

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

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

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

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

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

Leadership Summit 2011 | Erwin McManus – Chasing Daylight

“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

Leadership Summit 2011 | Erwin McManus – Chasing Daylight

“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

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

— 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

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

— 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

Leadership Summit 2011 | John Dickson – Humilitas

“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

Leadership Summit 2011 | John Dickson – Humilitas

“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

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

“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

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

“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

Leadership Summit 2011 | Michelle Rhee – Students First

“How can we have an education system where 95% of the adults think we’re doing an excellent job, when, in reality, we are only producing an 8% proficiency in math?” — live notes — Clips from “Waiting for Superman.” Our

Leadership Summit 2011 | Michelle Rhee – Students First

“How can we have an education system where 95% of the adults think we’re doing an excellent job, when, in reality, we are only producing an 8% proficiency in math?” — live notes — Clips from “Waiting for Superman.” Our

Leadership Summit 2011 | Mamma Maggie Gobran, Wess Stafford, & Bill Hybels

“When you love somebody, you live it.” — live notes — …with Pastor Stephen Sundar and Bill Hybels We all love “rags to riches stories.” But if we’re not careful, we will begin to think that everything should build and

Leadership Summit 2011 | Mamma Maggie Gobran, Wess Stafford, & Bill Hybels

“When you love somebody, you live it.” — live notes — …with Pastor Stephen Sundar and Bill Hybels We all love “rags to riches stories.” But if we’re not careful, we will begin to think that everything should build and

Leadership Summit 2011 | Steven Furtick – Audacious Faith

“I’m out to activate your audacious faith – to inspire you to ask God for the impossible. And in the process, to reconnect you with your God-sized purpose and potential.” — live notes — One thing I do feel that

Leadership Summit 2011 | Steven Furtick – Audacious Faith

“I’m out to activate your audacious faith – to inspire you to ask God for the impossible. And in the process, to reconnect you with your God-sized purpose and potential.” — live notes — One thing I do feel that

Leadership Summit 2011 | Seth Godin – Poke the Box

“Artists are people with a genius for finding a new answer, a new connection, or a new way of getting things done. That would be you.” — live notes — Someone here today, is going to change everything, because they

Leadership Summit 2011 | Seth Godin – Poke the Box

“Artists are people with a genius for finding a new answer, a new connection, or a new way of getting things done. That would be you.” — live notes — Someone here today, is going to change everything, because they

Leadership Summit 2011 | Brenda Salter McNeil – Courageous Leadership for Catalytic Times

“This generation is multi-racial, global, and relational – we must understand and respect this if we are going to reach them with the gospel.” — live notes — A “catalytic event/moment” is a “game changer.” Who could have expected that

Leadership Summit 2011 | Brenda Salter McNeil – Courageous Leadership for Catalytic Times

“This generation is multi-racial, global, and relational – we must understand and respect this if we are going to reach them with the gospel.” — live notes — A “catalytic event/moment” is a “game changer.” Who could have expected that

Leadership Summit 2011 | Howard Schultz – CANCELED

“While we are a coffee company at heart, Starbucks provides much more than the best cup of coffee – we offer a community gathering place where people come together to connect and discover new things.” — SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT — This

Leadership Summit 2011 | Howard Schultz – CANCELED

“While we are a coffee company at heart, Starbucks provides much more than the best cup of coffee – we offer a community gathering place where people come together to connect and discover new things.” — SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT — This

Leadership Summit 2011 | Cory Booker – Stand Up

“Stand in Newark and you see and feel the dynamic change, the power and potential, you see that the future of America is happening here.” — live notes — My father tells stories about what it means to stand up

Leadership Summit 2011 | Cory Booker – Stand Up

“Stand in Newark and you see and feel the dynamic change, the power and potential, you see that the future of America is happening here.” — live notes — My father tells stories about what it means to stand up

Leadership Summit 2011 | Len Schlesinger – Action Trumps Everything

“Entrepreneurs have a passion for discovering opportunities. Once they do, they act.” — live notes — 13 years ago, we asked, 1. Find out who your customers are, 2. Find out what they want, 3. Give it to them. Here,

Leadership Summit 2011 | Len Schlesinger – Action Trumps Everything

“Entrepreneurs have a passion for discovering opportunities. Once they do, they act.” — live notes — 13 years ago, we asked, 1. Find out who your customers are, 2. Find out what they want, 3. Give it to them. Here,

Leadership Summit 2011 | Bill Hybels – Opening Session

“Whenever you see something going well – whenever light begins to chase back the darkness that threatens to engulf our world – look closely. There stands a leader who is holding that candle.” — introduction — “Swing hard or surrender

Leadership Summit 2011 | Bill Hybels – Opening Session

“Whenever you see something going well – whenever light begins to chase back the darkness that threatens to engulf our world – look closely. There stands a leader who is holding that candle.” — introduction — “Swing hard or surrender