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Monthly Archives: April 2015

PART TWO: YOU’LL NEVER KNOW DAWSON, DRUCKER AND NEXT GENERATIONS

Bob Buford’s Values Project – Part 1   BOB:  Talk about stages, Dale. I tell people how my second-half career, or calling, segued from doing to directing, and you see your role in work for Rwanda in transition. DALE: Bob, over my 12 years in nonprofit, the principles and values that most informed me were about the fruit of my work being on other people’s trees. But these days my job is “to release and direct energy.” Those two principles guide the transformation as I find myself more in

PART TWO: YOU’LL NEVER KNOW DAWSON, DRUCKER AND NEXT GENERATIONS2015-04-28T16:50:42-05:00

This is My Halftime Story: Scott Boyer

A New Prescription for a Better Life After almost 30 years working for Big Pharma, Scott Boyer is transitioning into his second half career by building a unique business model in the pharmaceutical industry. His experience at Abbott Labs, Bristol-Myers Squibb and inVentiv Health has given him the tools to launch a new venture to improve the lives of epilepsy patients around the world. “I didn’t think about working with missions,” Scott says. “I thought about the millions of under-resourced patients who could be easily treated by low cost

This is My Halftime Story: Scott Boyer2015-08-28T10:19:53-05:00

Bob Buford’s Values Project – Part 1

To my thinking, The New Philanthropy springs directly from a set of 10 values that came to me, informally, through my mentor Peter Drucker. I mean to say this wisdom came not in business conferences or management lectures but over dinners and in elevators and, as they translated into Texan (and into an even 10 points) they shot deep roots into my life and work. I'd like to make sure you have them, too, and that you understand how they operate. Ultimately, my hope is that you would articulate

Bob Buford’s Values Project – Part 12015-07-08T14:22:10-05:00

This is My Halftime Story: Dawn Atwood

By Keith Butterfield  “…You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart…” Jeremiah 29:11-14 For Dawn Atwood, seeking has never been a challenge.  “I’ve always been a seeker,” she says.  But finding God was entirely another matter – in fact, it was a nearly 20-year process. The sales director for Jay Franco and Sons, a licensee of Disney products, looks back and marvels at the multitude of times she now knows – but didn’t at the time – that He was fully present

This is My Halftime Story: Dawn Atwood2015-04-01T16:48:09-05:00