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Steve Jobs was a Jerk: Whole Foods’ Founder on the Importance of Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence in the Workplace [Video]

January 29, 2016

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Why Steve Jobs would have been fired by Whole Foods. Wonderful video interview with Whole Foods CEO and Founder, John Mackey.

Why Steve Jobs would have been fired by Whole Foods. Wonderful video interview with Whole Foods CEO and Founder, John Mackey.

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Father’s Day Week Tribute to my Father, Warren K. Stratton (1933 – 2012)

June 15, 2015

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“The only way to know for sure if a decision is motivated purely by good ethics is when it is bad for business.” Warren K. Stratton, University of Washington School of Engineering

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Inigo Montoya named ‘Chief Inspirator’ by Two Handed Warriors

May 1, 2015

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“Our hope is that this award not only inspires a new generation of culture-makers and faith builders to seek to master two-handed warfare, but also brings Iñigo the peace he’s sought since leaving the revenge business.” -Gary David Stratton

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Slideshare: The Rise of Visual Storytelling in a Content Marketing World

March 12, 2013

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Awesome Slideshare on the importance of Visual Storytelling in the Business World.

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Leading in a Dysfunctional System, by Todd W. Hall, PhD

April 16, 2012

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Understanding your own underlying connection strategies can make or break survival in a dysfunctional working environment by Todd W. Hall, PhD Recently, I met with a manager I’ve been working with who is working in a very dysfunctional system. Two executives are in a political battle for the area in which she works and she […]

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Where are the Christians in Academia? by Gabe Lyons

November 29, 2011

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“The LORD has chosen Bezalel and filled him with the Spirit of God, with skill, ability and knowledge in all kinds of arts, as well as the ability to teach others.”   –Exodus 35:30-33 We’re still field testing the new Two Handed Warriors web format for our January 2012 relaunch. This article from Q Ideas […]

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Henry Petroski on The Value of Failure in Q

June 1, 2011

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Henry Petroski on The Value of Failure in Q

A Bridge Too Far Slender, elegant and graceful, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge stretched like a steel ribbon across Puget Sound in 1940. The third longest suspension span in the world opened on July 1st. Only four months later, the great span’s short life ended in disaster. “Galloping Gertie,” collapsed in a windstorm on November 7,1940. […]

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From “Turn or Burn!” to “Buy or Fry!” – Rebranding Doomsday for Profit, er, Prophet

May 20, 2011

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. May 21st may be the end of the world as we know it …but at least investors are feeling fine. “No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.” – Matthew 24:36. Despite Jesus’ insistence that no one knows the date or […]

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Maximizing Your Internet Presence: Is Your Website Helping or Hurting You?

April 26, 2011

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25% of prospective college students decide NOT TO APPLY to a given school simply because of a bad experience on the college’s Website. Is your school, non-profit, business, church, or blog facing the same issues? The Chronicle of Higher Education recently noted Bethel University (where I teach) for our exemplary work in bringing our website into […]

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Change Takes Time: What Culture-makers Could Learn from Two Wine-makers, by Erik Lokkesmoe

February 15, 2011

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In our clamorous and rootless society, bravado is potent and expectations are high; great things are expected to happen quickly. Yet noble and daring deeds — ending extreme poverty, reinventing a new model for the music industry, or revitalizing devastated urban centers — require a patient and persistent vision.

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