Archive for December 2017

Communication – Part 6

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs and explore previous material on communicating and how you can communicate better. Part 6 – Tone in Employee Communication When learning to use the Bible as a tool in managing…

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Communication – Part 5

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs and explore previous material on communicating and how you can communicate better. Part 5 – Body Language in Uncomfortable Conversations I’ve elected to discuss the use of body language in…

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Communication – Part 4

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs and explore previous material on communicating and how you can communicate better. Part 4 – Body Language in Employee Communication Who would have guessed the Bible to be a fantastic…

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Communication – Part 3

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs and explore previous material on communicating and how you can communicate better. Part 3 – Can You Communicate? To be a good communicator you must practice.  Even after building your…

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Communication – Part 2

Author’s note: this is part of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Feel free to look back on previous blogs and explore previous material on communicating and how you can communicate better. Part 2 – Approach I closed the preceding blog with this Bible verse. Proverbs 25:11 (ESV) “A word fitly…

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Communication – Part 1

Author’s note: this is the first blog of a long blog series on our ability to communicate effectively and efficiently.  Part 1 – Introduction As I continue to diligently work to manage my business in a biblical manner, I have become increasingly aware that the most important tool I could (and should) develop is to better…

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I’m Sorry

I recently heard a radio story about a high school principal who, years ago, made an obvious mistake and subsequently went on the high school intercom to sincerely apologize to all his students. Because of this action, his relationship and respect with his students was elevated to the point that upon his retirement, many students…

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Slacker

Akwadorable slacker. That is a word I would never have dreamed up on my own.  It’s a combination of awkward and adorable matched with slacker to describe what the entertainment industry develops about characters in movies who have an amazing penchant for laziness and slothfulness. I have never watched any of those movies or television shows, so I can only wonder why they…

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Grade on a Curve

There was something about school bells that I did not like. First, the school bell itself.  Our school was old and we had a clanging, irritating alarm that sounded the end of each class period.  Although I loved school, there were many teachers that the bell could not sound soon enough. And then there was…

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