Mar 27, 2014

Community Post: Families and Sports

Last night I walked into the a Little League ballpark to watch a friend's son play in his first game. As I entered the gates, long-lost childhood memories of spending summer evenings at the local ballpark came rushing back. I was surprised that I had forgotten such fond memories, and...
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Mar 6, 2014

Community Post: For the Mama of Many (Rethinking Play)

Jumping out of my lap after a round of loving, my son sped down the hall lightning fast. He didn't expect me to chase him. With the younger two, I've become that mommy. I'm good for the love and hugs—that's easy. What I don't want to do - is the...
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Jan 20, 2014

Community Post: When Your Comfort Zone Holds You Back in Your Work

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week at The High Calling, we’re focusing on "what holds you back in your work." Here on the Community page, several members of our diverse writing network offer their unique insights on the topic. An email arrived recently from a professional acquaintance. He was forwarding a job...
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Jan 8, 2014

Community Post: Ready for Spring

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week at The High Calling, we’re focusing on transitions in the workplace, home, and community . Here on the Community page, several members of our diverse writing network offer their unique insights on the topic. See, I am doing a new thing!
 Now it springs up; do...
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Dec 27, 2013

Seven Ways to Lead People Older than You

I continue to be in a position where people older than me, with more experience than I have. When a person is older they likely have different needs and expectations from their leader and the organization. They may need different benefits, work schedules, and even leadership styles, depending on their...
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Nov 24, 2013

Are you a Leader or Manager in Parenting?

Adriel Booker says, "I don’t want to be a manager of my kids. My goal is not to see them fit into a box, check things off a list, learn this, do that, accomplish that, behave like this...A manager requires people to serve the vision (the structure, process, organization, business,...
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