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David David said: " So far, an INCREDIBLE book on another Christian perspective on Life and Community. Basically a look at the style, ideas, and practices of St. Patrick (and those after him).

VERY interesting history sections. Wonderful insights into how they lived-out
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The Great Giveaway by David E. Fitch
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The first chapter is AWESOME! Then the bait-and-switch. The author claims to be "evangelical" but really isn't all that strongly evangelical. He is more marked by being post-modern. Which is fine! Just because one comes from and still loves fellow ev ...more
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Missional Renaissance by Reggie McNeal
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More "missional" stupidity.

I REALLY like McNeal when I have heard him (briefly) in the past, but this book is more of the dumb-stuff. A HORRID use of the concept of "God's Mission" (perhaps they can read a WHOLE gospel for once - any of the 4 will do
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Working the Room by Nick  Morgan
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Pretty good book on how to give a presentation that the audience WANTS to listen to, not that I WANT to give.

Too long, like most books! But really good presentation information. "Presentation" meaning speaking, presenting, selling, lecture, mentoring
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The Three Big Questions for a Frantic Family by Patrick Lencioni
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One of the BEST family books I've ever read! And it is SO easy to read!

Lencioni helps families be deliberate about being a family with great insight and VERY helpful to-do items.

I love this book because it is one of the few books that helps people no
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True North by Bill George
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O, there IS a reason why this is a best-seller still!

Gladly, I have had men and mentors (and life-situations) that have taught me much of what is in this book.

Having a deliberate idea of what it means to be a great leader from the inside-out is SO he
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Systems Thinking by Jamshid Gharajedaghi
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Unbelievably insightful book on how we do, can, and should think when it comes to ANYTHING organizational (work, friendships, family, software that interacts with other software, ANYTHING!).

Not a super-simple read, but SO worth it! I have already use
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David is on page 50 of 333 of Systems Thinking: Unbelievable. So dead-on as to be almost creepy-accurate! If you can read any kind of philosophy, this is a must-read!
Systems Thinking by Jamshid Gharajedaghi
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The Five Temptations of a Ceo, 10th Anniversary Edition by Patrick Lencioni
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Great book. Lencioni's story-method is so easy to read and digest.

The story is all to real (from what I've seen) and the suggestions are very good and helpful.

So easy to read, anyone who has direct-reports of ANY kind should read this book and evalua
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The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive by Patrick Lencioni
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Great book. Lencioni's story-method is so easy to read and digest.

The story is all to real (from what I've seen) and the suggestions are very good and helpful.

So easy to read, anyone who has direct-reports of ANY kind should read this book and evalua
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The Three Signs of a Miserable Job by Patrick Lencioni
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Great book. Lencioni's story-method is so easy to read and digest.

The story is all to real (from what I've seen) and the suggestions are very good and helpful.

Great book to not only assess one's job (current, past, or future) but also to ask, What ki
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Gary Hamel
“**New business concepts are always, always the product of lucky foresight.**
That's right - the essential insight doesn't come out of any dirigiste planning process; it comes form some cocktail of happenstance, desire, curiosity, ambition and need. But at the end of the day, there has to be a degree of foresight -- a sense of where new riches lie. So radical innovation is always one part fortuity and one part clearheaded vision.

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[2002] p.23”
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“Resilience is based on the ability to embrace the extremes -- while no becoming an extremist. ... **Most companies don't do paradox very well.**

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[2002] p.25f”
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