Thu.Nov 24, 2011

Moody Bible’s Culby X: Free Christmas Album

Ron Edmondson

Introducing…from the men of Culby X … A Christmas Album. It’s free, it’s inspiring, and it’s good. Forgive me, but this is a personal privilege post. My son Nate , a pastoral student at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, released his first Christmas album today.

All that You Ask for is Always Given

C-Level Strategies

In honor of Thanksgiving I am sharing with you the post I wrote this very same week, just one year ago. The message is as simple and true now as it was then. All that you ask for is Always Given. Hold this truth in your heart as you enjoy the many blessings of this beautiful holiday… ~.

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Everyone Wins with Gratitude

Kevin Eikenberry

Since in the United States today we celebrate Thanksgiving, it is appropriate, perhaps even expected, to suggest we be grateful today. Of course, the reality is that gratitude is important to our relationships and to us as well, (as today’s quotation suggests) and deserves a place in our daily thoughts. I’ll move right to it [.]. Leadership Learning Quotations Eileen Caddy gratitude thankfulness thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Survey: Book Giveaway

Ron Edmondson

It’s always interesting to compare Thanksgiving practices with others. I thought it might be fun to hear some differences in how we celebrate. Take a couple minutes to answer these questions in the comments. Which of these is most like your story: Travel or stay at home?

Finding Gratitude in the Common Things

Leading Blog

We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures. Thornton Wilder. Sometimes we have big and uncommon things to be thankful for, but mostly what we have to be thankful for is daily, common and mundane. It’s these daily blessings that we take for granted. It’s these that we need to be most thankful for and learn to find ways to express our gratitude for—daily. Gratefulness is a state of mind.

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10 top tips for guaranteed employee engagement

Rapid BI

Essential activities to ensure your people are engaged. Talent management and engagement are current buzz phrases and in this context employee engagement seems to be climbing up the agenda again. Management communicate Employee engagement praise reward top tips

This is What I’m Thankful For Right Now (Community Management Edition)

Managing Communities

photo credit: proudcanadianeh Happy Thanksgiving to all who celebrate it. In honor of the day, I thought that I would take a moment to talk about a few things that I am thankful for right now, as they pertain to managing an online community. I have a lot to be thankful for, both professionally and [.]. Developing Your Community Managing the Community Thinking

Quote of the Day


Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: if you're alive, it isn't. Richard Bach


Hero’s Journey


“The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” ” TS Elliot. Just Ask Leadership Poet

Thanksgiving Mission Statement


Enjoy the Company Savor the Meal Give Thanks Count Your Blessings

Executive Coaching 2011 Annual Survey


In an annual survey by Sherpa Partners they identified that business or consulting experience is by far the most saut after trait of an executive coach. Experience in Business or Consulting is Most Critical! Newsletter Newsletter Extras Executive Coaching

Beautiful and Haunting


The main theme from "October Sky


The Beacon


One night after visiting my grandmother in Las Vegas, my husband, infant son and I were driving back home to Flagstaff. On I-40 we encountered an unexpected snowstorm. It was dark, and the snow kept getting thicker. The wind started howling through our old car's windows. The big semi-truck in front of us was the only beacon we had to keep us on the road. We soon realized that the blizzard was too ferocious and we were not going to be able to make it home. We didn't even know where we were.


Dutch Treat


Welcome to the many readers from The Netherlands who have recently visited this site


A Little Ottorino in the Morning


The Hanover Chamber Orchestra with Ancient Airs and Dances by Ottorino Respighi


The Death of the Individual


It should now be obvious that in the name of “the brotherhood of man,” of human sympathy and an oceanic desire for peace, a travesty is being enacted.

An Informal Affair


Back by popular demand: Countless Victorian-era engravings notwithstanding, the Pilgrims did not spend the day sitting around a long table draped with a white linen cloth, clasping each other's hands in prayer as a few curious Indians looked on.