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Derailed

Derailed

On 2/15 Elbert Collins wrote: Rather than a feel-good look at leadership, Tim Irvin’s Derailed draws your attention to the flaws and failures of leaders. Drawing from articles from various well known news sources, Irvin uses profiles of six CEOs to point out real life examples of these deficiencies. Using this information, ... Tim Irvin’s Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership

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4 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 9/30 Elbert Collins wrote: While trying to adapt one of his books into a movie, Donald Miller learned some things about “story”. Miller encourages his readers to create a better story in their lives. He gives several examples through the book, showing how those choices made a transformation in families and lives. The ... Donald Miller – A Million Miles In A Thousand Years

Elbert's Rating:

5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/9 Elbert Collins wrote: Fearless addresses the issue of fear in a relevant manner. This book looks at several things addressed in Scripture regarding fear by laying them next to fears common today. These items covered include heavy topics such as death, practical topics such as having enough to meet basic needs, and personal questions such as “do I ... Max Lucado’s Fearless

Elbert's Rating:

5 Stars

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She Still Calls Me Daddy

She Still Calls Me Daddy

On 9/8 Elbert Collins wrote: She Still Calls Me Daddy takes you through some personal stories of author Robert Wolgemuth as he moves into a new stage with his daughters. Wolgemuth shares his “growing pains” as a parent taking a new role with his daughters and taking in new family members, his son-in-laws. Using the remodel of a home as ... She Still Calls Me Daddy by Robert Wolgemuth

Elbert's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 6/7 Elbert Collins wrote: This is a review of the book “The Noticer” by Andy Andrews. Andy Andrews’ book “The Noticer” was all about perspective. Andrews uses the story of a man who travels to a town to help its citizens find perspective on how they live their lives. He talks with several people who are at a crossroads in ... Andy Andrews’ The Noticer

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5 Stars

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