Posts Tagged ‘Learning’

Foreign travel

I’m getting ready to take a team of people to El Salvador to help a local multiplier (Church planter). There are several things necessary to prepare for such a trip, especially when many have never been out of the United States before. Passports and visas are first, followed by travel insurance, tickets, lodging, state department…

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Convenience

Life is hard and most of us realize that. Our culture is driven to make things more convenient. Smartphones, smart speakers, smart everything :-). I’m just thinking, all these conveniences that are smart just might make you dumber. Why is that? Convenient shortcuts (and we all love them) short circuit the process used to grow…

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Your best investment

Proverbs 1:7   “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.” Today is a simple and short blog. It’s just reiterating what you already know in your heart. Let me quote several to “get it.” Charlie Munger, a Self-made billionaire, and Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner said, “In my…

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Curiosity and leadership

My college experience was filled with people who were there for a variety of reasons. They needed the education for a career. They wanted to meet someone…that special someone. They were fulfilling what their parents wanted for them. They wanted a place to excel in their sport…And a thousand more reasons. But it is a…

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My chemistry set

My Mom and Dad were masters at leveraging circumstances as a teachable moments. When things went south, and they did from time to time, they would ask a simple question. “What did you learn from this?” I set up a chemistry set in our laundry room. Now these were the days when a chemistry set…

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