Browsing All Posts published on »August, 2016«

The Evolution of Adam | Notes & Review

August 29, 2016


Peter Enns. The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn’t Say About Human Origins. Brazos Press, 2012. (172 pages) Gospel Coalition review by John Collins; The Aquila Report by Rachel Miller; Direction review by John Brubacher; Disoriented. Reoriented review; Huffington Post blog post by Peter Enns; Answers in Genesis response by Lee Anderson, […]

The Ideal Team Player | Notes & Reflections

August 21, 2016


Patrick Lencioni. The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues. Jossey-Bass, 2016. (219 pages) Free Resources from The Table Group The Model » Summary Article » Author Q&A » Interactive Webinar » How Ideal Team Players Can Help You Overcome the Five Dysfunctions » Free Tools Self-Assessment (use this assessment to evaluate yourself relative to […]

The HP Way | Notes & Reflections

August 20, 2016


David Packard. The HP Way: How Bill Hewlett and I Built Our Company. HarperCollins, 1995. (222 pages) FOREWORD by JIM COLLINS “viruous cycle” vs. the “cycle of profit/stock.” (xv) Therein we find the hidden DNA of the HP Way: the genius of the And. (xvi) Any great social enterprise exemplifies a duality of continuity and […]

The Making Of Evangelicalism | Notes & Reflections

August 17, 2016


Randall Balmer. The Making of Evangelicalism: From Revivalism to Politics and Beyond. Baylor University Press, 2010. (89 pages) Journal of Southern Religion review. Interview with Scot McKnight, Patheos. INTRODUCTION As I will argue later, the American strain of evangelicalism is peculiarly, well, American, and it derived from the eighteenth-century confluence of three “P”s: Scots-Irish Presbyterianism, […]

Global Leadership Summit 2016 | Live Notes & Reflections

August 11, 2016


Session 1 – Bill Hybels Four kinds of “lenses” that leaders wear. 1. Bright Red: passionate, fired up leaders. “Passion is the protein of a team.” What has the highest effect on people is to be around a passion filled leader. So, how does a leader get passionate? Personality transplant? Usually, passion comes from either […]

TEDx | Daniel Kao: The Promise of Education Technology

August 10, 2016


Diplateevo. White post. Around this time last year, I was chatting with one of my friends about the recent trend of college hackathons and he blurted, “wouldn’t it be awesome to have a hackathon at the white house?” We talked about it a bit before getting back to our homework. I am a computer […]

Emotional Intelligence 2.0 | Notes

August 5, 2016


Travis Bradberry & Jean Greaves. Emotional Intelligence 2.0. TalentSmart, 2009. (255 pages) Talent Smart’s site. 1. The Journey The communication between your emotional and rational “brains” is the physical source of emotional intelligence. The pathway for emotional intelligence starts in the brain, at the spinal cord. Your primary senses enter here and must travel to […]