Monthly Archives: December 2014

Listen to the Music in Your Organization

And by the way, let me say [Gustav] Mahler taught us how to do it, because Mahler created the modern orchestra when he took over the Vienna Philharmonic. He found in the orchestra’s contract that they had to play five … Continue reading

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A Prayer of a Spiritually Inept, Answer-Seeking Christian

Father, you know me well enough to understand (and maybe smile a bit) when I pray, I don’t know which path to take. I need you to guide me, but guide in a very special way. Close the door to … Continue reading

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Education Isolationalism

Educators should value learning … learning throughout their lives; and multiple sources should be used. Thomas Sowell updated his Basic Economics: A Common Sense Guide to the Economy (fifth edition).The 23rd chapter reports observations on cultures and economics in which there is a … Continue reading

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Death Be Not Proud by John Donne

Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou think’st thou dost overthrow Die not, poor Death, nor canst thou kill me. From rest and sleep, which but … Continue reading

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God and Miracles; Tough Questions and Solid Answers by Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas has been described as a “witty ambassador for faith.” His book, Miracles, “is a powerfully winsome challenge that miracles are not only possible but are far more widespread that most of us might have ever imagined.” “But,” as … Continue reading

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Drucker on Effort and Performance

There are few things as unproductive and as little pleasing to God and man as an engineering department that with great elegance and precision and dispatch and industry designs the wrong product. – The Drucker Lectures, p. 76

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An Abandoned North Texas Home Wrapped in Christmas Color

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