How great leaders inspire action

What do Apple Computer, the Wright Brothers, and Martin Luther King, Jr. have in common? Listen to the most popular TED talk of all time and find out. Simon Sinek's 2009 talk has been viewed more than 38 million times, and translated into 47 languages. And it is based on a very simple concept, that … Continue reading How great leaders inspire action

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Three Things Loved or Learned

Did you know that this past Wednesday there was a "Walk Out for Life" on the campuses of 191 high schools and 81 colleges across the nation? Neither did I, until the day after it happened. Students left their classrooms at 10:00am and walked outside for 17 minutes of prayer and silence, honoring “the 10 … Continue reading Three Things Loved or Learned

Three Things Loved or Learned

It's that time again, for "a tradition unlike any other." The Masters. I love this tournament and enjoy watching any of it I can each year. The course is amazing, the players are the best in the world, and the storylines are always interesting. Like yesterday, when Sergio Garcia put five balls in the water … Continue reading Three Things Loved or Learned

Three Things Loved or Learned

Are kids who lie smarter than kids who tell the truth? According to the New York Times this week, they are. Sheesh. I love John Rosemond's response to that nonsense, and the story he tells about how one family dealt with lying by fighting fire with fire! Read it here. I am a big fan … Continue reading Three Things Loved or Learned

Three Things Loved and Learned

Did you know that lies travel on Twitter six times more quickly than truth does? That according to a study at MIT. You can read the article by Robinson Meyer, here. Ok, second question: are you at all surprised? I think it was Mark Twain who said that a lie can travel around the world while truth … Continue reading Three Things Loved and Learned