Sat.Jul 23, 2011

Why Google+ Spells Trouble for Facebook

Modern Servant Leader


How Much Feedback Is Too Much? Finding The Sweet Spot

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is a recent post by Heidi Grant Halvorson at her website, The Science of Success. To read the complete article, sign up for a free newsletter, and check out the wealth of other resources, please click here. * * * Everyone needs feedback. It’s hard to get motivated to reach a goal or complete [.].

Team 26

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The Best Friendships…

Ron Edmondson

Have two people who are each willing to give more than they receive… Works for marriages too… Related posts: Why divorce is so prevalent? What can be done about it? Introducing RefineUs Marriage Ministry. Marriage Moment: 5 Questions That Could Help All Marriages. Encouragement Marriage


…And I’ll Follow You Anywhere

You're Not the Boss of Me

I think the expression, “ Blow in my ear and I’ll follow you anywhere ” was first popularized in the late sixties when Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In was a favourite on TV. I was reminded of it the other day for some reason, and began to think about what it would take for me to follow someone anywhere.

Team 21

15 Techniques That Build Loyal Followers

Leadership Freak

You need people who will walk through hell with you. Lost loyalty: “I used to love my job, they said, but not anymore.” What happened,” I asked? The old boss left. I’d do anything for the old boss. Now, I’m just putting in my time.” You earn it: Loyalty is always earned, it is never [.]. Influence Leading Passion Teams Values mission & vision Leadership Loyalty

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How to Build a Great Team

First Friday Book Synopsis

In Leading Teams: Setting the Stage for Great Performances, published by what was then Harvard Business Press (2002), J. Richard Hackman sets out five basic conditions that leaders of companies and other organizations must fulfill in order to create and maintain effective teams: 1. Teams must be real. People have to know who is on [.].

Blog 16

LIFE Launch Announcement

Chris Brady

Below is a press release from the Team website that just went up today: Over the course of this weekend and the next, at the Team's Summer Leadership Conventions, details will be rolled out. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. LIFE Business

Masters of Sales : A book review by Bob Morris

First Friday Book Synopsis

Masters of Sales Ivan Misner and Don Morgan Entrpreneur Press (2007) Invaluable advice from 73 sales mentors Ivan R. Misner and Don Morgan have co-authored several books, including Masters of Success as well as this one in which 73 “masters of sales&# share their secrets. What soon became obvious to me as I worked my [.].

Scripture Memorization, Week 30

Ron Edmondson

Probably the most important question ever asked in the Bible. Here is this week’s memory verse: ““But what about you?” he asked. Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter answered, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.”” Matthew 16:15-16 NIV. How do you answer? Related posts: Scripture Memorization, Week 23. Scripture Memorization, Week 21. Scripture Memorization, Week 6. Devotional Encouragement Faith Jesus

The Quest for Simplicity


Life veers toward the complicated. If untended, it moves off the smooth path and into the jungle. Gather a group of bright people and watch them weave intricate nets; a skill they learned in various disciplines and which no doubt pleased their teachers.

Leadership Inspirations – Well Done

Strategy Driven

“Well done is so much better than well said.&#. Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790). Founding Father of the United States of America. You just finished reading Leadership Inspirations - Well Done ! Consider leaving a comment!

Culture Break: Caravaggio


The Hammock Papers looks at the work and mystery of Caravaggio


Is It Love? Watch and Judge for Yourself

Building Personal Strength

Have you ever had a relationship with a cat? If so, then you know they have unique personalities. They think, feel, make relationships, communicate, and remember. You experience real love for this non-human person. If they die before you do, you grieve them for the rest of your life.

I'm in the Wrong Business


A woman has paid $10,000 for a "non-visible" work of art


Quote of the Day


Preach the gospel at all times. If necessary, use words. - Francis of Assisi


Kelly and Stewart


John Farr talking about " Rear Window." One truly great movie


You Will Smile


This is what happens when your camera is unattended: Some enchanting photos by a world-famous photographer




The New York Times on the Oslo killings : The Norwegian police on Saturday charged a 32-year-old man, whom they identified as a Christian fundamentalist with right-wing connections, over the bombing of a government center here and a shooting attack on a nearby island that together left at least 91 people dead. More from Der Spiegel : " Cold as ice


The Faculty Lounge


Stanley Fish reviews Naomi Schaefer Riley's new book and concludes that the universities should move away from stressing vocational worth and more toward fostering academic inquiry. On the whole, I think he makes a good point. The blurring of the two has created a great deal of confusion. At the same time, Charles Murray's idea of pushing certifications that would fall short of requiring a degree in various disciplines makes sense

Debt: A Slight Structural Problem


The problem is structural: Not enough people do not enough work for not enough of their lives. Developed nations have 30-year-old students and 50-year-old retirees, and then wonder why the shrunken rump of a “working” population in between can’t make the math add up. Read the rest of Mark Steyn here

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When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. When it healed, and Jem's fears of never being able to play football were assuaged, he was seldom self-conscious about his injury. His left arm was somewhat shorter than his right; when he stood or walked, the back of his hand was at right angles to his body, his thumb parallel to his thigh. He couldn't have cared less, so long as he could pass and punt. From To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee