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Going Virtual

COMMUNICATIONS 7—GOING VIRTUAL Back in the 1970’s (before many of you were born!) Bell Telephone advertised long-distance as “the next best thing to being there.” Today, in the world of internet and unlimited cellular connection we don’t even think in terms of long distance calling; it’s just normal. Still, a phone call does beat hopping…
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Meeting Makers

COMMUNICATIONS 6—MEETING MAKERS Good meeting bring good results. Bad meetings are a total waste and at times a total reverse. So what makes a meeting good. The previous post outlined some helpful ideas that really work. We’ll finish rounding out that picture here. Assign Clear Roles A rugby scrum looks like total confusion but it’s…
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The Price of Ignorance

Before getting into the meat of this white paper, let me be clear in my use of the word, “ignorance.”  It is a lack of knowledge, a state in which we just don’t have the necessary facts, or information, to even know that there is a decision which can, and should be, made. The world…
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Faith and Risk – They Go Hand and Hand

We all consider Hebrews 11 as the “faith chapter”.  However, it is also the “risk chapter”.  By faith, Noah risked scorn, ridicule and his possessions in building the ark.  Unaware of where he was going, Abraham stepped out in faith and took the risk to live as a stranger in a foreign country. By faith,…
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Meeting Makers

COMMUNICATIONS 6—MEETING MAKERS Good meeting bring good results. Bad meetings are a total waste and at times a total reverse. So what makes a meeting good. The previous post outlined some helpful ideas that really work. We’ll finish rounding out that picture here. Assign Clear Roles A rugby scrum looks like total confusion but it’s…
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If You Have to Have a Meeting at Least Make it a Good One

OK. So you have to have a meeting. I get it. I’m no “meeting prude” and I certainly don’t think that ALL meetings are evil. Only most. But if you have to have one then make it matter. Don’t waste your time. Don’t waste your teammates’ time. Here are some commonly accepted but rarely practiced…
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