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Monthly Archives: July 1997

Nothing New

What has been will be again . . . there is nothing new under the sun. ECCLESIASTES 1:9 Being creative is part of what it means to be human. When we make comments such as, “I have a great idea” or, “Let’s look at this problem from a different angle” […]

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MAKING EVALUATION

The Tarnishing Process What does it mean to tarnish? It means to become discolored, dull, spoiled, or tainted. We know what it means, but when does it happen? It is a process, not an event. You can’t point to the silver bowl and see it the moment it tarnishes. But […]

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Is Your Work Praise?

From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the LORD is to be praised. PSALM 113:3 Is your work praise? The question is not, “Are you praising God at work?” The real question is about the nature of your work. Is it praise? […]

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Be Humble!

Give up your rights. In order to remove the focus from yourself, lose your right to always win or be on top. Remember, it’s not about you. In a sea of more than six billion people, life does not revolve around you, your desires, and your needs. Remember, when the […]

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Driving Thought

The Power of One means that regardless of my background or station in life, the Golden Rule shapes how I think and what I do and can be applied to everyone … everywhere.

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The New Tools of Strategy

Long ago, people would scratch their words on rocks. Then there was soft clay and a stylus. Then paper and ink. Then a typewriter. Then a desktop or laptop or tablet computer. The point? New days call for new tools. Speed and agility are the new tools of strategy. Pick […]

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A Little Philosophy Goes a Long Way

Flourishing, the Greek philosopher Aristotle said, is the innate potential of each individual to live a life of enduring happiness, penetrating wisdom, optimal well-being, and authentic love and compassion. How’s that for a 2,500-year-old street definition of flourishing? Let’s look at those four ingredients. Enduring Happiness When you think of […]

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