Work too important to delegate — the leader as culture manager

Managing the culture of an institution is a leader’s work, says a professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. He offers three suggestions to cultivate a healthy culture. [Read more…]

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Anger, Forgiveness, and Entrepreneurship

Jodi Picoult says “When you begin a journey of revenge, start by digging two graves: one for your enemy, and one for yourself.” [Read more…]

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Chasing problems is a key to social innovation

What fuels the minds of people pursuing innovations to make the world a better, more just, more livable place? Problems. [Read more…]

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Changing Pacers Coaches, Changing Pastors, Changing Presidents

By Mike Coyner I don’t know Frank Vogel, the now former coach of the Indiana Pacers, nor do I know as much about basketball as Larry Bird who has announced that Frank will no longer be the coach of the Pacers. But I see a common fallacy in the decision to seek a new coach [Read More…]

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Mindfulness and Losing My Wallet

Winston Churchill once said, “When I look back on all my worries, I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed that he had had a lot of trouble in his life, most of which had never happened.” [Read more…]

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Why a Lutheran pastor offers “free prayer” in a coffeeshop

A pastor’s first job is to “take care of our people,” writes a Lutheran pastor. Sometimes, he has learned, “our people” are those we have never met. [Read more…]

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