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THE QUESTIONS WE ASK, PART III. . .

Good morning, Gentle Reader.  On the 11th of January I invited you to reflect upon and perhaps write a response to two questions.  I also invited you to send me your written responses.  I have not received any written responses.  … Continue reading

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THE QUESTIONS WE ASK, PART II. . .

Good morning, Gentle Reader.  This morning I will begin to respond to these two questions: ‘When is Serving potentially immoral?’ ‘When is Serving immoral?’ In order to respond to them it will be, I believe, helpful, to have some guidelines … Continue reading

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THE QUESTIONS WE ASK, PART I. . .

Good morning Gentle Reader. Questions matter.  The Questions we ask help determine the path we take.  In his writings, Greenleaf offered us a number of crucial questions – questions that matter.  For me, one of the most powerful questions Greenleaf … Continue reading

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LISTEN AND LISTEN FIRST, PART V. . .

Follow your own passion, not your parents. –Robert Ballard Good morning Gentle Reader.  This will be my final posting for this topic; On the other hand, I am sure that at some point I will continue to explore this crucial … Continue reading

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LISTEN AND LISTEN FIRST, PART IV. . .

The most important thing is hearing what isn’t said. –Peter Drucker Good morning Gentle Reader. Greenleaf was clear.  It is crucial for the Servant – Leader or Follower – to develop the discipline of listening and of listening first.  The … Continue reading

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LISTEN AND LISTEN FIRST, PART III. . .

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force.  When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. –Karl A. Menniger Good morning Gentle Reader. In 1990 I was having a conversation with three folks … Continue reading

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LISTEN AND LISTEN FIRST, PART II. . .

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. –B. H. McGill Gentle Reader, I invite you right now to stop, step-back and reflect: Think of a time when you were truly, … Continue reading

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