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GLS | Gen. Colin Powell: It Worked For Me

August 8, 2013

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(Live blogging notes. Please forgive typos and errors.) In my view, leadership is getting more out of people than science and management says you can. You do so by having a vision that goes toward a purpose. You get that by believing in yourself, having the courage of convictions, inspiring people to reach beyond themselves. […]

GLS | Bill Hybels

August 8, 2013

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(Live blogging notes. Please forgive typos and errors.) Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid. Don’t go to your grave with cool visions in you. Visions are holy commodities. Treat them with the utmost respect. Leadership is the courage to define your current reality. All leaders are always leading in situations where situations are […]

Help! I’m a Student Leader | Notes & Review

August 3, 2013

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Doug Fields. Help! I’m a Student Leader: Practical Ideas and Guidance on Leadership. Zondervan/YS, 2005. (138 pages) Introduction: Read This First! Are you reading for this leadership trip? Do you consider yourself a student leader? (10) The truth is, you have the leadership potential I’m talking about if… You have a relationship with God. You […]

What Teachers Make | Notes & Review

August 2, 2013

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Taylor Mali. What Teachers Make: In Praise of the Greatest Job in the World. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2012. (198 pages) What teachers Make, or Objection Overruled, or If Things Don’t Work Out, You Can Always Go to Law School He says the problem with teachers is, What’s a kid going to learn from someone who […]

Moonwalking With Einstein | Notes & Review

August 1, 2013

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Joshua Foer. Moonwalking WIth Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything. The Penguin Press, 2011. (307 pages) There were no other survivors. Family members at the scene of the fifth-century-B.C. banquet hall catastrophe pawed at the debris for signs of their loved ones — rings, sandals, anything that would allow them to identify their […]