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Living Between the Lines

Living Between the Lines

Living Between the Lines Give careful thought to the paths for your feet, and be steadfast in all your ways. — Proverbs 4:26 (NIV) 2017 was an interesting year for leadership. In fact, it may very well have been a pivotal year for the concept because so much of what happened raised a powerful yet

What You Have, Not What You Lack

Editor’s note: Jody Jean Dreyer worked for the Walt Disney Company for 30 years and in Beyond the Castle she shares one-of-a-kind stories and insights into what sets the Disney experience apart, as well as secrets to help readers discover their own “happily ever after.” Jody’s personal experiences and her underpinning faith help her to offer practical and sometimes

Why Do Serial Innovators Succeed While Others Fail?

Watch this Exclusive Interview with Author Larry Osborne   Sometimes things just don’t go exactly as planned. Sometimes they succeed and sometimes they flat out fail! But, failures don’t have to mean the end of the world. We chatted with Pastor Larry Osborne, author of Innovation’s Dirty Little Secret, live about innovation and the Top

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Intentional Walk: Faith and the St. Louis Cardinals

Chapter 1: David Freese The night before the Cardinals played their opening game of the 2012 regular season on April 4, the first-ever game at Marlins Park in Miami, a visiting reporter walked into a well-known restaurant to have dinner. It was not surprising to him that some of the Cardinals were there. What he was

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The Measure of a Leader’s Success

If we judged success by worldly standards, some might be inclined to assess Paul’s leadership career as an abject failure and a bitter disappointment. In the closing days of his life, when Paul wrote 2 Timothy, Luke was virtually his only contact with the outside world (2 Timothy 4:11). Paul was confined in a Roman

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Connect with People: Heart Before the Head

I used to tell my staff, “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” They would groan because they heard me say it so much, but they recognized that it was true nonetheless. You develop credibility when you connect with people and show that you genuinely care and want

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Create a Compelling Vision

Your Purpose What business are you in? What are you trying to accomplish? What is your mission statement? Jesus was clear about what business He and His disciples were in. He called His disciples, not just to become fishermen, but to a greater purpose—to become “fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). An effective mission statement should

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