My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? PSALM 22:1 Somewhere around the ninth hour of his crucifixion, Jesus hung on a wooden cross and cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” (Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34). He was quoting the prophecy of his death that is […]
The Power of One believes that the influence of one person or one idea can alter the whole world in a positive real way.
“Naked I came from my mother’s womb, and naked I will depart.” JOB 1:21 We are all layered with self-sufficiency. The Book of Job gives us an incredibly graphic picture of God removing those layers one by one. First, Job lost all his business holdings. In one tragic event, all […]
In my leadership coaching practice I often offer a “CEO tour” in which I guide clients on a short pilgrimage of prearranged meetings to glean the insights of a select group of top-floor corporate leaders. With one young rising executive, for instance, I arranged a three-day tour with five CEOs […]
In order to live the Power of One in the area of understanding, you must work through two issues: perspective and skill. Perspective Who are you? Where are you from? What do you believe? The answers to these questions make a huge difference in how we communicate to and receive […]
Every nation of the world has its own tradition of generosity. Generosity in the United States of America has a quality all its own, full of vigor and can-do optimism and colored by America’s religious history and capitalistic bent. The early European settlers of North America saw immediately that they […]