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Monthly Archives: October 1997

Our Place (Part One)

My heart is not proud, O LORD, my eyes are not haughty; I do not concern myself with great matters or things too wonderful for me. PSALM 131:1 It is tough to find our place in this world when it comes to calling. Understanding our purpose in life and then […]

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How To Flourish In Your Whole Vocatio

Whenever I roll out this idea of multiple vocations, I consistently get the same questions: “Steve, I get that I have all these callings in life and that I need to learn how to manage them, but how do I do that?” It’s a fair question, and one that I […]

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QUOTE

We should ever conduct ourselves toward our enemy as if he were one day to be our friend. –John Henry Newman

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Forget You!

You have blotted out their name for ever and ever… even the memory of them has perished. PSALM 9:5-6 Think for a moment about everything you need to accomplish today. How long is your to-do list? What commitments do you have? What tasks are critical to your work world? Who […]

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Quote

When dealing with others seek first to understand then to be understood.—Hans Küng

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MAKING EVALUATION

Two millennia ago in the Roman Empire, a Roman officer could compel anyone to carry a load one mile. It was the officer’s right, and a person refused at his peril. So to walk the first mile was to do what was required. I’m recommending you not only do that, […]

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Context, Context, Context

“That sounds great Steve, but you don’t know my situation…my company…my family…my difficult employees…my competition…my unruly children…my financial situation…my life.” Whether I’m coaching a client, grabbing coffee with an old friend, or offering guidance to a young entrepreneur, I often hear some version of this statement. In fact, this very […]

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Joint Venture (Part One)

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work. ECCLESIASTES 4:9 Partnership is such a great idea. A life at work is full of all kinds of ups and downs that are difficult to face alone. Work was God’s idea all the way back in […]

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25. Doctor’s Visit

You evaluate patients for a large health insurance company. It is company policy that if a patient’s condition has existed for more than three months before they seek treatment, the company will not pay for it. Patients, however, do not know this policy and often turn in a claim that […]

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