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Do You Ever Feel Like You're Living Out the Movie "Groundhog Day" at Your Church?

Groundhog Day is a celebration of an old tradition – Candlemas Day – where clergy blessed and distributed candles for winter, representing how long and cold winter would be. 406 more words


Midmonth BookNotes – New Year, New Reads

In the January 2016 edition of Midmonth BookNotes, you’ll find the hottest titles in non-fiction, suspense, and romance… Click here to view the PDF.


The Great Escape

…Health, Wealth and the Origins of Inequality.

This book was a data nerdy feast. What a fabulous question to answer – are we better off? and is it at the expense of others? 395 more words


Insight - and how we have it

This is a great addition to any discussion on how the brain works, creativity and innovation. Because what is insight if it isn’t part of the novel discovery process that makes life creative? 497 more words


The Four Hour Work Week

This book challenged me. I could not subscribe to Tim Ferriss’s values, I had no dream of joining the ‘New Rich’ but four hours was so extreme and I do think about work life balance a fair bit so I figured there was something to learn here. 604 more words


The Small Big

This book builds on much of the reading I’ve done around behavioural economics and the psychology of behaviour changes. I’ve discussed a bunch of my favourites in the two posts on… 1,082 more words


It's Time to Go Out and Play

The Recess Test – How Playful is Your Organization?

  • Is it common to hear laughter coming from your employees?
  • Does the laughter stop or diminish when management is around?
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