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The New Strong-Willed Child

• <b>Author:</b> James C. Dobson<p><b>Is a willful little darling driving you to distraction?</b> <i>The New Strong-Willed Child</i> is the resource you need—a classic bestseller completely rewritten, updated, and expanded for a new generation of parents and teachers. Challenging as they are to raise, strong-willed children …

The Prodigal God

• <b>Author:</b> Timothy Keller<p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of The Prodigal Prophet uncovers the essential message of Jesus, locked inside his most familiar parable.</b><p><i>Newsweek</i> called renowned minister Timothy Keller "a C.S. Lewis for the twenty-first century" in a feature on his first book, <i>The Reason</i> …

The Cost of Discipleship

• <b>Author:</b> Dietrich Bonhoeffer<p>One of the most important theologians of the twentieth century illuminates the relationship between ourselves and the teachings of Jesus in this classic text on ethics, humanism, and civic duty.<p>What can the call to discipleship, the adherence to the word of Jesus, mean …

Grace

• <b>Author:</b> Max Lucado<p>Grace.<p>We talk as though we understand the term. The bank gives us a grace period. The seedy politician falls from grace. Musicians speak of a grace note. We describe an actress as gracious, a dancer as graceful. We use the word for hospitals, baby girls, kings, and premeal …

Proof of Heaven

• <b>Author:</b> Eben Alexander, M.D.<p>A SCIENTIST’S CASE FOR THE AFTERLIFE<br>Near-death experiences, or NDEs, are controversial. Thousands of people have had them, but many in the scientific community have argued that they are impossible. Dr. Eben Alexander was one of those people.<p>A highly trained neurosurgeon …

Asia’s Key New Segment: Powerful, Professional Women

If money talks, then some young women are making a powerful statement with their pocketbooks. This is particularly true of a new segment of professional women in Asia called the “Gold Misses.”<p>Gold Misses is a play on the word “old misses,” which means unmarried women, but differentiates itself to …

Enabling the Natural Act of Entrepreneurship

I met Slovenian entrepreneur, Sandi Cesko, in 2007 when his Ljubljana-based multi-channel retail operation, Studio Moderna, had about $70 million in sales. Not bad. I met him again two months ago: six years later he had scaled up by a factor of ten — all the result of organic growth — and employs …

Building a Better Bitcoin

How much is a bitcoin worth?<p>Well, it’s worth whatever somebody will pay for a unit of the online currency, which as I write this is $209, up from $142 last Friday, $44 a month ago, and $4.93 a year ago. This huge run-up — the latest spike began with EU’s botched rescue of Cyprus’s banks — has led …

Think globally, borrow locally

BORROWING foreigners' money is one thing. Borrowing in their currency is quite another. Prior to the Asian financial crisis in 1997, the region's …

Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert

Most leaders are attracted to the guy or woman who seems confident and outgoing, unafraid in any situation or facing any challenge. They expect an extrovert to infuse any team with energy, to push ahead on projects and to motivate colleagues to do their best work. Meantime they have low …