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Tom Hanks Admits He often Lies to People

After Reader's Digest nominated the actor Tom Hanks as "the most trusted man in the world" (in 2013), on the Late Show David Letterman ...


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Brutally Honest Rejection Letters

The website Business Insider ran an article titled "7 Brutally Honest Job Rejection Letters." Here are two examples of how not to confront someone.

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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 ...


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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 ...


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Martin Luther King Jr. Models Christian Civility

If anyone had a right to unleash an uncivil, scathing … attack on his opponents, it was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is hard for [many people ...


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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 ...


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Actions of One Soldier Affect Everyone in the Platoon

For fifteen months journalist Sebastian Junger followed a single platoon of U.S. soldiers stationed in a dangerous part of Afghanistan. Living and working ...


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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 ...

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Buoys Fail to Warn Islanders of Future Danger

On October 25, 2010, a massive earthquake set off a tsunami that struck some Indonesian Islands. The tsunamis leveled whole villages, leaving hundreds ...


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No More Secrets

Pastor and author John Ortberg writes of the power of no-secret friendships:

One of the most important moments of my spiritual life was when I sat down ...

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