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Auburn Head Football Coach Gene Chizik Is All In At A Local Book Signing

  On Thursday, July 7th national champion Auburn head football coach Gene Chizik came to my hometown of Kennesaw, GA to sign copies of his new book All In at Lifeway Christian Store.  I was unable to attend personally because of job responsibilities.  However, I asked my wonderful wife Sonya if she would purchase the book and get Coach Chizik to autograph it.  […]

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Is A Squirrel Dying In Your Front Yard More Important Than People Dying In Africa?

Mark Zuckerberg understands human behavior and motives better than anyone.  David Kirkpatrick recounts in his book The Facebook Effect the rationale of Zuckerberg during the creation of the News Feed.  “A squirrel dying in front of your house may be more relevant to your interests right now than people dying in Africa.”  Zuckerberg’s concept is that the News […]

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5 Uncommon Sense Lessons From Guy Kawasaki’s New Book “Enchantment”

The following are excerpts of a recent review of Guy Kawasaki’s new book Enchantment written by Fast Company’s Shawn Parr.  These are great thoughts that all leaders should take time to process.  To read Shawn’s full review, click here. “People are organic, fluid and emotional, while companies are structural, rational and linear…” Oftentimes they do so without […]

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10 Most Popular Posts Of April 2011

I stated in my post 10 Most Popular Posts Of March 2011 – A Month From Hell that I was hoping we would get a little bit of Heaven in April.  Well, that desire became reality.  The following are the 10 Most Popular posts from the last 30 days as determined by you the readers. […]

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Leadership And The Limitations Of Social Media

The May 2011 edition of Fast Company magazine profiles John Maeda, the president of Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).  Maeda was a risky choice but he wanted to “establish a more open form of leadership”.  This was going to done primarily through constant digital and electronic communication. His strategy for communicating with faculty and students included […]

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20 Leadership Quotes And Principles From Mark Zuckerberg And The Facebook Effect Part 1

Mark Zuckerberg is a fascinating individual.  By all accounts, he appears to lack even rudimentary people skills but he has created a medium for inter-personal communications that has made him the world’s youngest billionaire. I am currently reading the critically acclaimed book The Facebook Effect by David Kirkpatrick, the former senior editor for Internet and technology at Fortune magazine.  The […]

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Do You Think Some People Spend Eternity In Hell? 17 Things Rob Bell And Others Need To Know

Rob Bell has everyone talking and I would like for everyone who reads this post to comment?  He’s going to sell a lot of books.  And he is completely wrong.  This saddens me because  I have always enjoyed the Nooma videos and the creativity and theatrics of Bell.  Dust Of The Rabbi is one of my […]

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