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My Advice When Pursuing a God-given Dream

Ron Edmondson

Related posts: Shai Agassi: Pursuing a Dream. One Piece of Advice for Want-To-Be Church Planters. 7 Pieces of Advice for Pastors.

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How To Make Two Key Contradictions of Leadership Work For You

Terry Starbucker

It’s the moment of truth. That moment when all of what you’ve put into your leadership comes to fruition. Not very bizarro after all!

Making The Impossible, Possible.

Ravi Pratap Singh

It wasn't impossible, but it sure was challenging. to find a name for the new awards we planned to initiate at C2. The Bingo!!!

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3 Things I Love About New Orleans

Ron Edmondson

I have had a distant love and attraction to the city of New Orleans since hurricane Katrina and the aftermath devastated that city in 2005.

How Do You Know a Great Person When You See One?

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an excerpt from an article written by William C. Taylor for the Harvard Business Review blog. To read the complete article, check out the wealth of free resources, and sign up for a subscription to HBR email alerts, please click here. * * * In the still-raging debate over my two posts about [.]. M.M.I. Taylor

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Scripture Memorization, Week 29

Ron Edmondson

I realize this is going to be two verses this week…but you can do it! These two verses clearly go together. Scripture Memorization, Week 23.


Leaders: Stepping Up Your Game? Learn From Winners!

Linked 2 Leadership

I help organizations improve their “game,&# and I love my job. In fact, my hobby is reading and learning about how innovative organizations are stepping up their games all the time. It’s like I am like a sports fanatic working as a coach in his favorite sport. On Sports and Leadership Speaking of sports, I [.].



I will now do something other than what I want to accomplish so my mind will drift naturally to what I want to accomplish.

The Stagecraft of Steve Jobs: How Apple’s CEO uses narrative and dramatic techniques to manage his message.

First Friday Book Synopsis

Here is an article about Abz Sharma and David Grant featured by strategy+business magazine, published by Booz & Company. It is based on their article, Narrative, Drama and Charismatic Leadership: The Case of Apple’s Steve Jobs (Subscription or fee required.), that appeared in Leadership magazine (Vol. 1, No.

That Would Be Nice


One of my favorite features at Eclecticity is when he shows a clean well-lighted place to blog. I almost died of an envy attack with this one

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Sincerity…A Leadership Imperative

You're Not the Boss of Me

Sincerity. Sincerity in our leaders is one of those things. The word sincerity likely has a number of definitions. I know. What do you think?

The Indie Publishing Revolution


Mike Shatzkin and - in the comments - Joe Konrath provide perspectives on whether best selling e-book writer John Locke would have fared better with a traditional publisher. That is assuming, of course, that Locke would have been able to land a traditional publisher. But for that single offer, they'd still be in the cold

Beatles Photographs at Christie's


Almost half a century later, nearly 50 never-before-seen Beatles photographs, including images of the band's first-ever U.S. concert, will be auctioned at Christie's on Wednesday, with a presale estimate of $100,000. The priciest photographs are expected to sell for $4,000 to $6,000 each. Read the rest of the article here

Send in the Mirrors


Check out the Mayo Clinic description of the symptoms of narcissistic personality disorder. Thank God we don't have any people like that in high office

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"Attack of the Cloud People"


Stanley Bing dozes and is visited by three apparitions : "Behold the Microsoft ( MSFT ) cloud, how it grows," said the first apparition, a tall, massive, bald gentleman with a friendly demeanor and sharp incisors. Unlike your hard drive, it has unlimited capacity and neither does it spin. But I don't want to store my stuff in any cloud," I said. "It

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