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Why We Should Rest – Avoiding a Dust Bowl
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If you’ve read Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath, you know what happens when farmers fail to rotate their crops and let the ground rest. What happens is, of course, devastation. We’ve all seen pictures of Oklahoma during the dust bowl, that season when the ground, empty of nutrients, let go in any wind and suffocated and entire region. People took shelter in their homes but the dust got through the cracks, into their beds, into their food. Soon, hundreds of thousands had to move away.

I bring this up because the same thing can happen in…

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3 Keys to Winning the Mental Game
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I recently had lunch with Ben Malcolmson who serves as the assistant to Pete Carroll, head coach of the Seattle Seahawks. We met on Sunday afternoon before the Seahawks were to play on Monday Night Football.

I’d read Coach Carroll’s book Win Forever (a terrific read for any leader) and so knew a little about his coaching strategy and how he encourages his teams to simply believe they are going to win at everything they do. Then Ben said something I thought was interesting. He said that at the NFL level, all the…

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Sunday Morning Music, Jason Eskridge
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Last night, Dave Barnes had his annual Christmas show in Nashville. Jason Eskridge was one of the special guests and just blew the crowd away with his voice. I hope you enjoy…

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Saturday Morning Cereal: Renewing our Faith in Humanity, Caine’s Arcade
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What Makes a Happy Life?
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If You’re Rushing, Something is Wrong
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Where Are You Going?
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Are Black-and-White Narratives Manipulative?
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Do Good Guys Really Finish Last? (A recent finding suggests not!)
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Sunday Morning Music, Christmas
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Saturday Morning Cereal: The Best Viral Videos We Found This Week
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