Category Archives: Leadership

Blackberry Moments

In his book Unscripted, sports commentator Ernie Johnson Jr. talks about something that he calls “blackberry moments”. He tells about playing in a baseball game when he was about eight years old. A player on the opposing team hit a … Continue reading

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Friends in High Places

Workers constructing power lines southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska detected a problem as they tightened a stretch of wire. After backtracking they discovered what the problem was. A full-grown bull moose was hanging by his antlers from the power lines 50 … Continue reading

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Top Shape

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is determined to follow in the footsteps of Tom Brady and play in the NFL until he reaches his mid-forties. Therefore, he employs a full-time “performance team”, uses the best available fitness technology, works out … Continue reading

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Entitled

Elon Musk, the billionaire businessman who founded SpaceX, recently announced that he is moving from California to Texas. Musk has joined the ongoing exodus of successful people who are moving from areas controlled by liberals to places that are more … Continue reading

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Relationships

Jackie, a character on The Conners television show, recently acknowledged, “The only common denominator in all my failed relationships is me!” Rarely does anyone accept full responsibility for such serious shortcomings in their interactions with others. But sometimes you have … Continue reading

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LEO

Tom Allen, the head coach of the Indiana University football team, has brought a whole new level of excitement to a program that has historically struggled. His Hoosiers are enjoying a remarkable season and are ranked among the top teams … Continue reading

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Making Something Happen

A few weeks ago, University of Kentucky head football coach Mark Stoops was a bit frustrated with the way his team was playing defense. Stoops said, “They want somebody else to make the play.” Like many coaches, Stoops would have … Continue reading

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Real vs. Ideal

In a recent sermon, Andy Stanley pointed out the difference between the real and the ideal. We all have our conceptions about how our lives should be, but the reality quite often falls far short of what we have pictured … Continue reading

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Spirited Disagreement

According to a report by the Associated Press, lawmakers in Taiwan got into a fist fight and threw pig guts at each other last Friday over a soon-to-be enacted policy that would allow imports of U.S. pork and beef. Now … Continue reading

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Being Content

While chained up in a prison cell, the apostle Paul wrote these words—“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any … Continue reading

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