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The Importance of Making Peace With Your Past
Mike McHargue
By Mike McHargue
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I hated the way I talked when I was a kid. As a lifelong resident of the Deep South, I have a southern family, with an accent to match. Most people on TV sounded so sophisticated with enunciated speech, while every southerner I saw portrayed in film was either slow or ignorant. I wanted to […]

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The Best Thing You Can Do When Someone Tries to Control You
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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We all have to face them from time to time. Even as adults, bullies stumble across our paths. They’re loud, obnoxious, make shocking statements and have no perception of social boundaries. Bullies must have the world their way, and if you don’t see the world their way, they see you as an enemy.

Bullies love to entangle you in their world. Bullies get validation one of two ways, 1. Getting you to submit to them as the authority figure (even in areas where they have no authority) or 2. Feeling powerful by frustrating the lives of […]

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Five Articles I Sent My Staff This Week
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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As a staff, we are committed to learning and growing, both professionally and personally. One of the ways we do that is by reading. Below are some of the most current things we’re reading together. If you’re in need of something great to read this weekend, start here. Stop Wasting Time, Especially When it Comes […]

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How to Increase Your Creative Productivity
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I used to feel so much pressure to write something great every day. I felt like my life was a well and I had to draw water out of it every morning. The pressure was intense, and honestly, I often felt like I had nothing else to offer.

How do you draw water from an empty well? […]