Go Ahead – Take a Big Sip

January 15, 2013 by  
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By Dan Miller

Theologian John S. Dunne tells the story about a group of Spanish sailors who reached the continent of South America after a long and dangerous voyage. They happened to approach right at the headwaters of the Amazon River, an expanse of water so wide the sailors assumed it was a continuation of the Atlantic Ocean.
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It is just a matter of time

April 18, 2008 by  
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By Raquel Soto  

As I sit here and write this, I am, myself, in that transition phase. We all go through those phases. Those places in our lives where we are in a wilderness, looking forward to the manifestation of what is in our heart. Or in a pit, feeling completely forgotten by the world and God; mulling over the promises you know deep within that must come to pass.

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Divine Discontent

March 9, 2008 by  
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By Dan Miller    

Ralph Waldo Emerson talked about this concept – the “divine discontent.”  It is my belief that authentic vocational success is tied to our spiritual well being – the identification of those inner gifts and talents that need to be used for us to feel fulfilled.  Now I don’t want this to be so “spiritual” that we can’t find real application, but work has to provide more than just an income.

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The Security of Imprisonment

February 18, 2008 by  
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By Dan Miller   

The comfort of familiarity may be keeping you from new and brighter opportunities.

Charles Dickens wrote about a man who had been in prison for many years.  Obviously this man longed for freedom from his dungeon of despair and hopelessness.  Finally, the day of his liberation arrived.  He was led from his gloomy cell into the bright and beautiful and free world.  He momentarily gazed into the sunlight, then turned and walked back to his cell.  He had become so comfortable with confinement that the thought of freedom was overwhelming.  For him, the chains and darkness were a predictable security.
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Maybe You Are Wrong

January 28, 2008 by  
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By Dan Miller  

Recently, I spent an all-day workshop with Seth Godin in New York City.  Seth is the author of several books that include Permission Marketing, Purple Cow, Prize Inside and The Dip.  He is known for his contrarian wisdom – seeing things in new and innovative ways.  Thus the title Purple Cow.  Seth says brown, white or black cows don’t grab our attention – but a purple one would.  His challenge – what are you doing in your work or business that is remarkable – that would get attention?
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