• Legacy -- A Personal View

    By Davon Cook on January 29, 2019

    I was raised, metaphorically speaking, by two giants. My parents’ legacy includes building a well-known and respected business; significant leadership in influencing their industry; being integral...

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  • Reconciliation: A National Story

    By Bill Long on January 14, 2019

      Few of us over 40 can forget the graphic images and sense of international helplessness as nearly 1 million people (out of a population of 7 million), mostly of the Tutsi ethnic group, were slain...

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  • Reconciliation: A Family Story

    By Alleah Heise on December 20, 2018

    When we set out to cover reconciliation for our Christmas issue, we canvassed you, our readers and our network, for compelling acts of forgiveness that you either received or witnessed. From that...

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  • Thankful -- for the Little Things

    By Bill Long on December 17, 2018

    Thanksgiving season provides an occasion for us to celebrate the people and circumstances that make us grateful for our lives. These things are what I would call the “big things” in life, the...

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  • The Binding Ingredients of Life

    By Davon Cook on December 17, 2018

    This Thanksgiving season, I am noticing my gratitude for relationships. I think of relationships like eggs in my favorite cookie recipe—they bind all the other ingredients of life together. Here...

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  • Grateful for You!

    By Lance Woodbury on November 20, 2018

    When I reflect on gratitude, it’s easy to focus on you (our customers and supporters) and say “thanks” for the economic opportunities such service affords. But if I ask myself what are some of the...

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  • Leadership Today

    By Bill Long on November 7, 2018

    Beginning in the 1970s, three powerful and somewhat contrasting theories of leadership entered American life. They all have eager proponents today. Almost all articles you read or talks you hear on...

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