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Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Finish Line of Faithful Giving

By: Dean Niewolny, Chief Executive Officer of Halftime Institute “Giving is not a result— changed lives are.” -Bob Buford (1939-2018) Gratitude and giving seem to go hand in hand. As we reflect on and appreciate all that we have received, we can’t help but pay that generosity forward. While the topic of giving is fresh on the minds of many during the holiday season, we invite you to take a moment to pause and consider The Finish Line of Faithful Giving

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Finish Line of Faithful Giving2020-11-24T12:47:54-06:00

3 Tips for Strategically Navigating Transition

We are so grateful for the sacrifice and bravery of those who have served and continue to serve in the United States Armed Forces. In honor of Veterans Day, we are featuring the story of Halftime Alum, Major General Chris McPadden. At the end of a successful military career, Major General Chris McPadden knew that he wanted to navigate his transition to civilian life prayerfully and carefully. After 35 years of service, Chris was faced with a

3 Tips for Strategically Navigating Transition2020-11-09T16:46:24-06:00

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: “Go Big or Go Home” Significance

By: Halftime Alum Jim Beckett, Founder and CEO of Beckett Interests Inc. “Go big or go home. Focus; don’t do dribs and drabs.” -Bob Buford (1939-2018) What are you going to do to gain significance? This was the question that Bob Buford posed to me when we first met thirty years ago. As an advocate for plural mentorship, I had previously identified seven highly respected men from whom I planned to seek wisdom.  Bob was the first name on my list

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: “Go Big or Go Home” Significance2020-10-29T10:52:00-05:00

Q&A: Transformative Influence

An Interview with Walt Rakowich, Author of Transfluence and Halftime Alum: Leaders confronting the current social and economic challenges could learn a lot from a CEO who survived the Great Recession of 2008 by transforming his company’s culture. Halftime alum Walt Rakowich is that CEO, and the lessons from his story are greatly applicable today. Walt was appointed CEO of global real estate company Prologis at the height of the Great Recession of 2008. At the time of his appointment, the company's stock had

Q&A: Transformative Influence2020-10-26T16:49:21-05:00

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Fruit of Our Work

BOB BUFORD is known for being the voice of a generation, a prolific author, speaker, and philanthropist whose immense and widespread contribution to business leadership, personal transformation, and the growth of the modern church cannot be measured. Bob’s book Halftime began a movement of an entire generation of successful business professionals transitioning to a LIFE OF EVEN GREATER SIGNIFICANCE and eventually to the creation of the Halftime Institute. Join us as we honor his legacy by exploring Bob Buford's Top Ten Values over the course of the year.

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Fruit of Our Work2020-09-25T09:20:29-05:00

Webinar: Finding Leverage Through Partnerships

If you are in the housing industry or have an interest in the application of franchising principles to the non-profit world, let me introduce you to two Halftimers who are finding leverage through partnerships: DAVE KEIL of Franworth is an expert in franchising. His Halftime mission is around using that expertise to help replicate causes that bring spiritual and practical help to people. He calls it Franchise for Good.  PAT HAMILL leads a world-class home building organization, Oakwood Homes, and uses it as a platform for BuildStrong Academy; training

Webinar: Finding Leverage Through Partnerships2020-09-21T14:17:28-05:00

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Entrepreneurial-Style Leader

BOB BUFORD is known for being the voice of a generation, a prolific author, speaker, and philanthropist whose immense and widespread contribution to business leadership, personal transformation, and the growth of the modern church cannot be measured. Bob’s book Halftime began a movement of an entire generation of successful business professionals transitioning to a LIFE OF EVEN GREATER SIGNIFICANCE and eventually to the creation of the Halftime Institute. Join us as we honor his legacy by exploring Bob Buford's Top Ten Values over the course of the year.

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: The Entrepreneurial-Style Leader2020-08-27T15:48:40-05:00

Overcoming Tension, Stress and Anxiety

By: Brian Page, Senior Vice President of Advancement at Shepherds College and Halftime Alum TSA. It's the topic on the tips of our tongues, constantly on our minds, and greatly affecting our daily lives. And no, I'm not referring to the Transportation Security Administration. TSA: Tension, Stress, and Anxiety.  Tension is defined as the state of being stretched tight. It is physical or emotional strain, along with worry, that makes it difficult to relax. It's something we face daily. It is like two pulling forces, directly opposing

Overcoming Tension, Stress and Anxiety2020-08-21T16:55:37-05:00

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: Build on Islands of Health and Strength

BOB BUFORD is known for being the voice of a generation, a prolific author, speaker, and philanthropist whose immense and widespread contribution to business leadership, personal transformation, and the growth of the modern church cannot be measured. Bob’s book Halftime began a movement of an entire generation of successful business professionals transitioning to a LIFE OF EVEN GREATER SIGNIFICANCE and eventually to the creation of the Halftime Institute. Join us as we honor his legacy by exploring Bob Buford's Top Ten Values over the course of the year.

Bob Buford’s Top Ten Values: Build on Islands of Health and Strength2020-07-30T11:03:36-05:00

3 Biblical Principles for Pursuing Financial Freedom

By: Dean Niewolny, Chief Executive Officer of Halftime Institute Is pursuing success and the accumulation of wealth “okay” for Christians? For years, many have wrestled with this question. However, the root of the matter is less about how much money you have, and more about where your heart is. If God has given you the ability to make money, and it’s His money anyway, the question then becomes what are you doing with that money for Kingdom purposes?  Rather than encouraging you to sell your belongings and

3 Biblical Principles for Pursuing Financial Freedom2020-07-17T10:53:53-05:00
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