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Jul
11

Two Ways to Stay Out of the Why Trap

When we’re in the middle of the heartbreak and emotion of a loss—any loss from the passing of a loved one to the loss of a dream or job—it’s easy […]

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Posted on: July 11, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Jul
09

When Recovery’s Journey Reaches a Fork in the Road

[The following is an except from my new book, The Way Back From Loss:] “Because we approach God from the foundation of self-righteous, self-serving doubt, God does not listen to […]

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Posted on: July 9, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational, Way Back From Loss
Jul
02

Surviving a Season of Loss

The following is an excerpt from the introduction of my latest book, The Way Back From Loss. The experience of loss often involves intense emotions, pain, confusion, guilt, and even […]

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Posted on: July 2, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational
Jun
26

5 Musts for Maximum Reader Engagement

With all of the talk about platform and it’s importance as an author, I’d like to suggest that more important than platform, is reader engagement. While I agree we need […]

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Jun
24

Standing on the Promises

The following is an excerpt from my latest book, The Way Back from Loss: “The man who tries to walk two roads will split his pants.” —African Proverb  Today’s Verse: […]

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Posted on: June 24, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational
Jun
20

Leading Successful Meetings (Part 3): What’s the Point?

Every meeting needs a point—what’s the purpose, what is desired outcome? What are the action steps and decisions? In my last two posts I’ve covered meeting time and length as […]

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Posted on: June 20, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
18

Running Successful Meetings (Part 2): Know Who is in the Room

This is the second part of this series on how we can successfully run and lead meetings. Many times when we’re asked to lead a meeting we think about who is […]

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Posted on: June 18, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
11

Running Successful Meetings: Avoiding The Time Trap

Much of any leader’s day is spent either attending meetings or leading them. I’m often overwhelmed by my client’s near all-day marathon of meetings. It reminds me of a conversation […]

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Posted on: June 11, 2014 in Featured, Leadership
Jun
04

Resting in the Easy Chair of God’s Presence

I love what theologian John Owen (1616–1683) wrote, “God’s rest is not spoken of absolutely with respect unto himself only, but with reference to the rest that ensued thereon for […]

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Posted on: June 4, 2014 in Featured, Inspirational
May
28

Taking Advantage of Your Style

Without question, I have found that the most successful retail operations reflect the owner’s personality. It’s the manifestation of that personality that makes the retailer unique and significantly helps them […]

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Posted on: May 28, 2014 in Customer's Heart, Featured, Publishing
 

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