Lessons from a Collect Call

Lessons from a Collect Call

Good Morning, In 1977 I was between my junior and senior year in college. As an economics major, I had the opportunity to spend 10 weeks in Europe studying and then traveling.  It was an experience I was blessed to participate in.  There was a...
Lessons from a Collect Call

Tree Trimming

Good Morning, A farmer went out to sow his seed… Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up with it and choked the plants. Luke 8:5,7 I have an overhead powerline that runs from a main road up about 500’ where it connects to my house. It runs through the woods...
Lessons from a Collect Call

That was Horrible

Good Morning, “That was one of the worst calls I’ve ever heard”. I’ve been reading a very practical book by Chris Voss entitled, “Never Split the Difference – Negotiating as if Your Life Depended on it”. Voss spent decades as a chief hostage negotiator for the FBI. He...
Lessons from a Collect Call

Second First Steps

Good Morning, In the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was brought for him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had not been sad in his presence before, so the king asked me, “Why does your face look so sad when you are not ill?...