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Influence…

Those who can win friends and influence people tend to be people who succeed in the ventures they pursue. Those who have no influence with anyone tend to struggle to succeed. This tends to be true regardless of whether the … Continue reading

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Leadership…

One of the principles of leadership I remember from reading John Maxwell’s book “21 Laws of Leadership” is that no leader can lead those who follow him or her to a level that they themselves have not achieved. This does … Continue reading

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Ruling with Justice…

Read – 2 Samuel 23 Focus on verse 3b-4 When justice prevails in a nation the people prosper and the land flourishes. When honesty and integrity is rewarded, while corruption and deception is discouraged, people feel safe and tend to … Continue reading

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Politics & Honor…

Read – 2 Samuel 15 Focus on verse 4-6 In today’s political context I suspect it would be somewhat of an anomaly to find a truly honorable politician, though I believe such creatures do exist. The reason it is nearly … Continue reading

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Honor…

Read – 2 Samuel 9 Focus on verse 1 True honor is becoming a rare commodity in our culture. The honor we often see today is typically not offered unless there is some value in doing so to the one … Continue reading

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Influence…

Read – 2 Samuel 5 Focus on verse 1-2 In leadership training we are taught that “leadership is influence”. If you have no influence over people, you will not be an effective leader, or, as the leadership proverb states: “He … Continue reading

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Honor where honor is due…

Read – 2 Samuel 1 Focus on verse 11-13 True honor is a rare commodity particularly in our political culture, or at least so it would seem by the reports we hear daily from media outlets. I might add that … Continue reading

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