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It’s the Journey that Makes Coming Home Sweet, a Guest Blog from Bob Goff
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Today’s guest post is from my old friend Bob Goff. Bob has a book coming out next month called Love Does and you can pre-order it here. Here’s an excerpt: Ever since I was a kid I wanted to sail across the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii. Every other year, there’s a race from Los Angeles […]

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Who is Directing Your Story? Why Having a Higher Power Matters
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By Donald Miller
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This month I’ve been traveling with Steve Taylor who directed Blue Like Jazz. Steve is the engine behind the movie and has been from the beginning. I’d even say Steve was the principle writer. On set, Steve displayed the best example of leadership I’d seen to date. He was strong on task, but open to […]

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One Person, Who Believes They Have Agency, Can Change the World.
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By Donald Miller
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Last year I interviewed Pete Carroll, head coach of the Seattle Seahawks. We spent two hours in his Seattle office, talking about leadership, humility, success, family, spirituality, politics and everything else save the one topic he speaks of so often, football. I interviewed Coach Carroll to learn more about the work he started with inner-city, […]

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Is Sarcasm Killing Your Relationships? Try This 48-Hour Challenge.
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Sarcasm may have it’s occasional place, but people who are too often sarcastic are protecting themselves. Not long ago I was talking with an older, wiser friend and when she asked me a difficult question, I made a joke. My friend laughed but then noted I often made jokes when it would be more appropriate […]

Win two Flights to Our Movie Premiere!
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By Donald Miller
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If you’d like to attend our movie Premiere in either Nashville or Portland (to be determined based on logistics) we will fly one lucky winner (and a friend) out and set you up with passes. All you have to do is share our trailer. Sharing the trailer is the best thing you can do to […]

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How Do You Keep From Getting Distracted? Don’t Answer the Ringing Phone.
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By Donald Miller
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A few weeks ago I was tempted to put off a high-priority job because somebody needed something from me and said it was urgent. The truth is what they needed from me was urgent, it just wasn’t urgent for me. What they needed was going to help them get their job done. I call these […]

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How to Tell a Good Story With Your Life – or – The Four Critical Elements of a Meaningful Life
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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A couple years ago I released a book called “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years” about editing my life for a major motion picture. The premise of the book was that the tools storytellers use to create better stories can also be used by the rest of us to live better lives. On April […]

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The Power of Knowing Your Story
By Donald Miller
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Jimmy Stewart. An actor I've always associated with good character.
Work on Your Character and a Good Life Will Come to You
By Donald Miller
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What is a Storyline? And Should You Have One?
By Donald Miller
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Embracing the Sweet, Brutal Reality of Life
By Donald Miller
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