Growing Forward Blog
This is your one-stop for articles regarding leadership and management. Find the resources and tips you need to become a better leader.
Separation–Initiation–Return: The Formula for Growth
“The rite of passage: separation–initiation–return. A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonders. He encounters fabulous forces
The Paraclete: September 2006
The Paraclete: October 2006
Pilgrim or Homesteader?
“In troubled times, the number of people thrown into psychological turmoil and radical questioning increases.” –Sam Keen Since most of us (unless we’re wired that
The Paraclete: November 2006
The Paraclete: February 2007
Shaped or Shaping?
“In ordinary times, most men/women do not have radical questions about their identity. They have been imprinted, indoctrinated, and governed by stereotypes, role models, heroic
The Paraclete: December 2006
The Paraclete: January 2007
The Great Unknown
“The exemplary man, the hero, is excited by the unknown. He hears the call and responds, not knowing where the journey will take him or
Touching, Knowing, Loving, Healing
“We can only heal what we love. We can only love what we know. We can only know what we touch.” –Sam Keen How high-touch
How Teachable are You?
“We hear with our hearts, or not at all, and not unless we are willing to be enchanted, inspirited, encouraged, and engaged.” –Sam Keen How
Personal Vision Statement
personal-vision-statement.doc Here is my personal vision statement, a picture of the future where I want to be, what I want to be remembered for.
Lessons on the Trail
lessons-on-the-trail.doc While hiking with team members/friends in Montana 18 months ago, God gave me some life lessons along the way.
“How large and generous we may become depends on the size of the Other we take into ourselves.” –Sam Keen Once we come to grips
The Key Path to Virtue
“Will automatically follows vision…The genius of Christianity is that it interconnects the heart, the will, the divine spirit, and links virtue to surrender. The lesson
The Measure of a Person
“A man is only a man when he measures himself against something more universal than the morality of his time.” –Sam Keene Man (or woman),
All Work and No Play…
“The playful child and the wise old man live side by side in the psyche. Impose the tyranny of seriousness and both will die.” —Sam
Building Financial Savvy in Your Kids
bldg-financial-savvy-in-your-kids.doc This article gives parents practical tips about allowances, giving children responsibility for money decisions, and more….
8 Confidence-Building Nuggets to Teach Your Kids
8-confidence-builders.doc This article helps a shy child overcome some obstacle through practical parenting leadership.
Look Back to Launch Ahead
“Remembering our past is the way we move out of a present that seems to have no exit into a more open and hopeful future.”
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Journal Musings: 10/11/06
“How often, doing work that is good, have I betrayed what is better in myself and abandoned what is best for those I love?” –Sam
Fantastic FATHERS that Connect to Children
fantastic-fathers-that-connect-to-children.doc This seminar gives a powerful acrostic for the key jobs of dads.
Leviticus 20:7: “Set yourselves apart for a holy life. Live a holy life, because I am God, YOUR God. Do what I tell you; live
From Sibling Rivalry to Sibling Harmony
from-sibling-rivalry-to-sibling-harmony.doc Here are some helps for parents with multiple children.
Communicating with Your Teen
communicating-with-your-teen.doc Here are some practical tips for breaking through the inevitable barrier of parent and teen.
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