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Research Shows Unsolicited Advice Doesn't Help
An article in The Wall Street Journal summarized a series of studies which proved what many people may know from experience—giving advice isn't ...
Abraham Lincoln Confronts His Step-brother about Debt
In 1850, Abraham Lincoln's step-brother, John D. Johnston, wrote to him and asked, yet again, for a loan so he could settle some debts. On previous occasions ...
Two Football Coaches and Two Approaches to Motivation
Mike Howerton describes how different were the motivational methods of the two men who coached his high school football team—Coach Crow and Coach ...
The Tone of Our Truth-Telling Makes All the Difference
"The tone of our truth-telling can build a wall or a bridge," said Ed Waltz.
Ed and his wife, Barb, from Ann Arbor, Michigan, should know. They witnessed ...
Honest Feedback Helps Us Grow Spiritually
Trying to grow spiritually without hearing the truth about yourself from somebody else is like trying to do brain surgery on yourself without a mirror. ...
We Want Our Mechanic and Our Doctor to Speak the Truth
Imagine picking your car up from the shop after a routine tune-up, and the technician says, "This car is in great shape. Clearly you have an automotive ...
Father Confronts Indecency at the Mall
Christian author and speaker Dennis Rainey recounts a story of visiting a clothing store with his 13-year-old daughter. While he was waiting inside the ...
We All Need Others to Help Us Succeed
In his book Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell tells the strange story of Christopher Langan, a genius with a staggering IQ of 195. (For some perspective, Einstein's ...
An Act of Tough Love Changes an Employee’s Life
Christian businessman and author John D. Beckett shares the following personal story about the redemptive power of speaking the truth in love:
I was in ...
Be Like Randy Jackson
In his Focus on the Family magazine article entitled "The Problem with Nice Guys," Paul Coughlin insists Christians must avoid passive and aggressive ...