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Monthly Archives: November 2007

The Monkey’s Fist: An Ancient Parable for Modern Times

Native tribes used to catch monkeys by hollowing out a coconut and filling it with rice or other delicacies, then leaving it tethered to a tree for a monkey to find. A monkey would reach in and grab the desired delicacy and be trapped because the hole had been deliberately made just big enough for […]

How does it make the world a better place?

You occasionally see “WWJD” bracelets, standing for “What Would Jesus Do?” The WWJD bracelets represent a question that wearers are publicly committing to ask themselves when they are confronted with a decision of any particular importance. They commit to reflect on the values and principles that a wise and moral individual exemplified, and to live […]

A Time to Teach

There is a time to teach and a time to refrain from teaching. As a leader, as a business owner deeply committed to earning a principled profit and sustaining a customer-oriented company culture always striving to improve, I’m forever presented with “teaching opportunities.” Others might think of these as mistakes or mini-failures or even major […]

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