With divorce rates hovering between 40 and 50 percent, experts spend countless hours discussing the reasons why so many Americans can’t make their marriages work. Arguments over money, sex, and kids are perennial fire starters. But there’s another issue that is critically important—especially for husbands and wives with demanding careers. Courtney Barbee credits the success […]
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As a leader, the health of your marriage directly impacts your effectiveness. Nothing will undermine it faster than a bad marriage. And few things will advance it like a good one. But it’s not easy. All marriages are works in progress. I’ve been married to Gail for thirty-eight years, and we’re still working on ours.
Trust is to an organization what oil is to a car engine. It keeps the moving parts from seizing and stopping forward motion. But trust is not something you can take for granted. It takes months—sometimes years—to build. Unfortunately, you can lose it overnight.
Books sometime come at a pitch-perfect moment. I think that’s true for Perry Noble’s newest, The Most Excellent Way to Lead: Discover the Heart of Great Leadership. Whether we’re talking about business or politics, we’re surrounded by terrible examples of leadership right now. The Most Excellent Way to Lead introduces us to a whole new […]
Today is Valentine’s Day. At the Hyatt household it is the third most important holiday of the year, right after Easter and Christmas. When our five daughters were at home, Gail always made a big deal out of it. We ate breakfast on special valentine plates, and exchanged candy and cards.
Perhaps you have heard of Bob Goff. He has become a sort of legend. HIs new book, Love Does, just came out. I am giving away 50 copies.
The hit TV show, “Undercover Boss,” recently profiled Joel Manby, CEO of Herschend Family Entertainment. In his new book, Love Works, Joel explains how love can strengthen teams and improve bottom line results.
I am mostly offline, attending a business conference. I have asked several bloggers to post in my absence. This is a guest post by Dr. Ann, who is a doctor, wife, and mom. You can visit her blog (which is syndicated on Crosswalk) or follow her on Twitter. If you want to guest post on this […]
The church often preaches that agape, sacrificial love, is the most important. Our culture suggest that eros, sexual love, is the most important. The third type is actually more important to marriage than the other two.
Validation. Everyone needs it. Hardly anyone gets it. Yet it is the very thing that most people crave. More than sex. More than money. More than drugs.