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One Poem that Taught Me Everything About Leadership

Bear with me even if you're not the type who enjoys reading poems. I was too. But, when I encountered the poem "If" by Rudyard Kipling, I was blown away. Absolutely mesmerized by the words and its profound meaning and inspiration. Each of the poem's sixteen couplets illustrates a leadership attribute, and they together provide a leadership framework on which the author Doug Morgan bases his book If You Will Lead: Enduring Wisdom for 21st-Century Leaders, with one famous leader from history being chosen to exemplify each attribute. The attributes are: character, authenticity, integrity, self-efficacy, ambition, vision, boldness, resilience, ...

He Giveth More Grace

Many years ago, I first heard Ravi Zacharias share the story of a woman named Annie Johnson Flint. She was a prolific writer whose poems and hymns have touched thousands of lives globally. What amazed about her was not merely the wonderful and touching poems and hymns, but also the inspiration and story behind her poems and hymns. A singular theme that ran through Flint's life was excruciating pain and suffering.  She has endured these adversity and used her writing to demonstrate to the world how God can be glorified by trials and tribulations.  "She was born in New Jersey, where her parents died when she was just 5 years old. She and ...