Monthly Archives: March 1997

Summarizing principles

1. Win-win is more than a trendy catch phrase. 2. Win-win has great roots in history. 3. Win-win trades on the good, the right, the true. 4. Win-win doesn’t mean equal benefits.

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The Danger of Empty Familiarity

Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. JAMES 1:22 Empty familiarity doesn’t describe a social handicap or a physical deformity; it’s an innocuous-sounding phrase that describes a spiritual disaster. And it’s rampant in our culture. We all know that we live in […]

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No More Head Cases: Having Heart AND Using Your Head

One of the latest flavors of trendy leadership theory is the rise in popularity of “leading from the heart.” The re-appreciation of a leader with a high EQ (Emotional Quotient) comes as a breath of fresh air after the long, oppressive days when it seemed like being a jerk was […]

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Loving Life Today

God keeps him occupied with gladness of heart. ECCLESIASTES 5:20 Life is challenging. It is difficult. It is uncertain. It is stressful. All of that is true, but it’s not the conclusion. The summary at the end of the day, week, or year is supposed to read quite differently: “It […]

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Going Solo

There was a man all alone; . . . “For whom am I toiling, “he asked, “and why am I depriving myself of enjoyment?” ECCLESIASTES 4:8 Some people work alone because they just don’t have anyone to work with. Others work by themselves because they have a “leave-me-alone” orientation to […]

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