Month: January 2014

Clout: a review

Clout: a review

  Jenni Catron has written a book that is helpful for two reasons: 1) it’s positive about leadership in a time period in which so many agree that there’s a lack of leadership in many sectors of culture and 2) she offers a process that can help anyone grow. Now, is it the best book…

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By Bo White January 27, 2014 Off

Sherlock Holmes and Idolatry

Sherlock Holmes and Idolatry

     While examining a hat left at a crime scene, Sherlock Holmes turns to his partner Dr. John Watson and asks him to deduce what he can. “I can see nothing,” said Watson, handing it back to Holmes. “On the contrary, Watson, you can see everything. You fail, however, to reason from what you…

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By Bo White January 15, 2014 Off

Nothing Profound and Extremely Important

Nothing Profound and Extremely Important

After the many year end best-of lists that include the best books, movies, sports plays, songs, albums, political blunders, and on and on followed closely by New Year’s hopes and dreams and resolutions and plans, I am wondering what’s wrong with ordinary, everyday life? Leadership expert John Maxwell notes that we should have a rule…

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By Bo White January 3, 2014 Off