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  Os Guinness wrote, Calling is the truth that God calls us to himself so decisively that everything we are, everything we do, and everything we have is invested with a special devotion, dynamism, and direction lived out as a response to his summons and service. Some were called to preach, like Tim Keller. Some

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  Like many others (maybe you?), I count C.S. Lewis as one of the greatest thinkers, writers, and communicators ever.  The author of over 30 books spanning genres of poetry, fantasy, apologetics, and literature, Lewis’s intellect was unmatched.  But Lewis the genius recognized the limits of intellect.  In fact, he believed our intellect and reason

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  Have you had that uncomfortable coaching conversation yet? You know, the one where the client starts talking about a subject that stretches you because it pushes up against your convictions, values, beliefs? It might even seem to step across moral, legal and ethical boundaries you have. And yet, you are the coach, they are

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  My opening coaching question has changed. I used to ask: “What would you like to talk about today?” Now I ask: “What would you like to work on today?” It may seem like a subtle shift. The word “talk” is replaced by the word “work.” Yet it is anything but subtle. It defines the

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  The snow was piled as high as the house. The electric lines had frozen and snapped. And the road grader which was sent to plow a path for us had gotten stuck and would remain stuck for about a month. It was an unnatural beacon of despair parked right across the road from our

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  In most of our coach training classes we ask students to coach one another, typically in 30-minute windows of time, but sometimes in as little as 10 minutes. Many coaches find it difficult to conduct a coaching session in such a narrow span of time. And some of us even struggle to conclude a

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