Tag Archives: History

10 Most Popular Posts Of March 2011 – A Month From Hell

March 2011 will be a month I will never forget.  Many things happened that will leave lasting memories and that was reflected in what the readers felt were the most popular posts.  The #1 post is about a man on a highway to hell.  Posts #2 and #9 were about hell on earth – Japan.  […]

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Leaders, Here Is Why You Need To Ditch Your Assumptions

Joel Achenbach of the Washington Post wrote a very interesting article on Japanese geologists.  You see, these geologists have long predicted a major earthquake in Japan.  However, this event was not to happen 80 miles off the coast but rather 231 miles southwest.  This would have placed it along a fault line just southwest of Tokyo. “It took place in a stretch […]

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How Egypt And Wisconsin Revolts Could Affect Your Upcoming Church Service

We were told as children to never discuss religion and politics.  The level of passion people have for their beliefs and the arguments that could ensue when we have conflicting viewpoints were the reasons given.  We live in a different world now.  We have seen tremendous conflict, both abroad in Egypt, as well as domestically in Madison, WI over political […]

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What Churches Should Learn From Social Media And The Egyptian Revolution

Savvy leaders have always understood the powerful influence of social media.  Here are some quotes from the last 24 hours with key applications for all leaders, specifically those in the local church. Courtesy of http://news.egypt.com “Twitter was used by people on the ground to relay what was happening,” said Rasha Abdulla, head of the Mass Communication […]

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16 Characteristics Of Apex Leadership

  Apex Leadership are the leadership practices, principles, and thought processes of those who are the best at what they do.  I am doing much strategic thinking these days on Apex Leaders in an effort to find out what makes them so special. Today I want to take a look at the greatest leader of the ancient world – King […]

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24 Leadership Quotes From President George Bush On Hannity

When discussing Apex Leaders, you don’t get much more Apex than the leader of the free world.  Recently, former President George W. Bush appeared on a special edition of Hannity to discuss his new book Decision Points.  Here are his comments:  “I signed 2400 books (at a recent Dallas signing) and I couldn’t thank people […]

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7 Tips To An Effective Parent-Teacher Conference

  “We’re going to be meeting with your teacher” can be the scariest eight words in child’s life.  This past week it was time for a conference with her History teacher, Mr. Hanenburg. Here’s a little background on Mr. Hanenburg after watching him for a couple of years.  He’s about my age and seems like a nice man.  As a 5th grader, […]

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