Category: Communication

John Wooden (and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)

John Wooden was a great man and a great coach. He won, as men’s basketball coach at UCLA, 10 national titles in 12 years. Yet, developing young men was more of his focus. This blog post points to some things we can learn from ‘The Wizard of Westwood’ and some pictures. Wooden’s Pyramid of Success …

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How to detect Bullsh*t, Open-mindedness, Critical thinking, and Universal Intellectual Standards

This author is pretty complete, yet succinct, on this. How to detect Bullshit (including your own) – (the rest come from/linked from here) 7 ways to cultivate Open-mindedness 9 steps to develop Critical thinking and the 8 Universal Intellectual Standards

The Athenians & the Visigoths

The Athenians & the Visigoths speech written by Neil Postman (written as a graduation speech). Text: http://bit.ly/1lHh5y4 Audio: https://youtu.be/YtjjFmCxc8s Four quotes (there are many others) emphasis is mine: among their [Athenian] values none stood higher than that in all things one should strive for excellence. They believed in reason. They believed in beauty. They believed in moderation. And …

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Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – H3 Leadership

3 Traites for Leadership: 20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it. When he reflected on the habits that propelled him forward he came up with twenty and organized them around …

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Build up, give grace

English Standard Version Let no corrupting talk come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for building up, as fits the occasion, that it may give grace to those who hear. Eph 4:29

Lifeline Productions – the comic strip of Radio

This site has a long list of 60-second audio comic strips.  Each has a life (Christian) message. http://www.lifelinepro.com/ – Downloadable clips. #Humor #Funny Nice list giving the Title, the Situation, and the Key Line. The Best of list is the top 52 (most popular) clips. A few of my favorites are House on Fire, Give It …

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Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have (Lolly Daskal)

Lead From Where You Are And With All That You Have Themes: (other) people, communication, connecting, dialogue quote: How many times have you heard yourself say If only I had the right role … the right job … the right business … the right opportunity, then I would step into my leadership. But that role, …

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