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Topic: Practices

March 25, 2010

James K.A. Smith: Practice Overload? A Response to Willimon

The early Willimon was more right about practices than the late Willimon.

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March 5, 2013

The grace in how often Sunday comes around

We only get good at something when we practice it -- a lot. Are our organizations set up to encourage learning on the job?

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February 20, 2012

Discuss: 10,000 hour rule

How long does it take to be good at something? Malcolm Gladwell thinks 10,000 hours.

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September 16, 2014

Assumptions are dangerous

Leaders at all levels and in all stages of their careers have assumptions about themselves, their institutions, their communities. What are yours? What are you doing about them?

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December 7, 2012

Practices that sustain Christian community

Ethicist Christine Pohl names four for Christian institutions that want their corporate lives to reflect the very nature of God.

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April 9, 2010

Scott Benhase: Does Christianity mandate practices?

Being faithful is more than just going to church and trying to live a good life.

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March 11, 2013

Positive deviance and thriving communities

Why should you pay attention to the outliers in your organization who are thriving despite few resources? The story of a Vietnamese village shows why paying attention to positive deviants can create lasting change, even in seemingly impossible situations.

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March 6, 2012

Michael Jinkins: Intellectual empathy

Intellectual empathy requires creativity and commitment.

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October 21, 2014

The abundant waters of faith

A Chagall painting helps us consider abundance and scarcity in our work and how we practice our faith.

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December 13, 2012

Making crucial conversations a priority

For the sake of your institution, you can’t afford to put off those strategic yet stressful talks. Our tips will help you find the time and handle them well.

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