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Zappos.com, The Right Now! Vision and Delivering Happiness – C.V. 5 – Pursue Growth and Learing

If God wanted for us to have all the answers on our own, there would be no need to depend on each other, no need for community, no need to listen to the needs and serve others. Continue reading

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The Successful Failure

There are a couple of ways of dealing with failure in a leadership position: 1) Hide it, pretend it never happened or no longer exists; 2) Pass the buck and see who else can be blamed for it; 3) Begrudgingly take responsibility or 4) Wholeheartedly own it. Having recently read a great blog by Mike Foster (People of the Second Chance) on the virtues of failure, I choose to own it. Continue reading

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Zappos.com, The Right Now! Vision and Delivering Happiness – C.V. 3 – Create Fun and A Little Weirdness

My experience from the Marine Corps taught me that the harder you work, the harder you have to play. So as we as nonprofit start to figure out who we are and go through the startup growing pains, we need to remember that we’re not doing this to be miserable, that will not help uplift anyone we come into contact. We must remember that creating a little fun and weirdness of our own is essential to build internal cohesion and to whether challenges ahead. Continue reading

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