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Turning Imagination into Action. Guest Post by Bob Goff
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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By now, you’ve probably heard about Bob Goff. He’s the construction lawyer who is changing the world by loving individuals. He’s the American Consul to Uganda who closes major deals on a satellite phone from rural africa, stands between his children and an angry bear and hosts a parade down his street every year. In […]

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Writing Tip: Treat the Word “That” Like a Cuss Word
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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If you’re a decent writer, one tip that will take your writing over the top is to lose the word “that.” I learned this from William Zennser in his book “On Writing Well.” Instead of saying “I believe that we should…” try “I believe we should…” The word “that” makes the sentence weak. It loses […]

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Do You Have an Undiscovered Inner Genius? What I Learned From Sir Ken Robinson
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Last year I happened to run into Sir Ken Robinson in a bar in the Caribbean. I was speaking at a small conference, taking a break and suffering in the warm sun on a perfect beach (this rarely happens in my life. I live in Portland, Oregon remember. I deserved this) It began to rain […]