Monthly Archives: May 2008

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Imaginative Gridlock

I’ve been working with a couple of organizations that are “stuck” but motivated enough to get moving toward becoming “healthier.” As I witness the process of working with the leaders and employees of both organizations I’m reminded of some fundamental … Continue reading

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Book review: Leadership Skills, by Morrison

Emily Kittle Morrison presents a concise, yet comprehensive resource on the subject of leading a volunteer organization in her book Leadership Skills: Developing Volunteers for Organizational Success (Fisher Books, 1994). Morrison provides helpful instructions, practical tips, and valuable resources on … Continue reading

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Coming of Age

I finally got around to watching a DVD from Netflix that’s been sitting on the coffee table for about a month (thank goodness for that “no late fees” policy!). The movie was House of D. In the movie a thirteen-year-old … Continue reading

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On Christian Education Formation

My friend Marty and I are just finishing up a book project on how to plan and organize congregational Christian education. In a couple of weeks we’ll send off the manuscript for Planning and Organizing for Christian Education Formation: A … Continue reading

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What your brain thinks

An advantageous reminder is that while we are blessed with the power of cognition, we remain biological creatures often at the mercy of our phylogeny. This is advantageous when we recognize it, and, when the instinctual, non-rational part of our … Continue reading

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Real Estate, Techtonics, and Discipline

The following is from the book Myths: Fact and Fiction about Teaching and Learning by Israel Galindo. How well do you know fact from fiction? FICTION: If you want to get rich, you can’t go wrong investing in real estate … Continue reading

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