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Being Teachable

Being Teachable

Iron Leaders, Hope you all enjoyed celebrating our nation’s independence this 4th of July! We have much to be thankful for – especially us who have ultimate freedom in Christ. “A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion.” Proverbs 18:2 “And you say, ‘How I hated discipline, and my heart despised reproof! I did not listen to the voice of my teachers or incline my ear to my instructors.’” Proverbs 5:12–13 “When I’m thinking of…

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“Long Haul Leadership – Getting to the Finish Line” – Leadership Lesson

“Long Haul Leadership – Getting to the Finish Line” – Leadership Lesson

In 1968 the country of Tanzania selected John Stephen Akhwari to represent them in the Mexico City Olympics. During the race Akhwari stumbled and fell, severely injuring his knee and ankle. Long after the winner had crossed the finish line and with only a few thousand spectators left in the stadium a police siren went off alerting everyone that one final competitor was entering the stadium – it was Akhwari. After he finished the race a reported asked him: “Why…

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