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Sandcastle Kings

Sandcastle Kings

On 4/27 deandeguara wrote: From a reader's perspective the introduction of Sandcastle King set my expectations really high, but I must say I was a little disappointed with how the rest of the book read. The intro you could tell was well written, thought provoking, and really caused me to want to dig into the book. The other chapters ... Book Review: Sandcastle Kings

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2 Stars

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Fairness Is Overrated

Fairness Is Overrated

On 4/22 deandeguara wrote: I’m on a culture studying binge right now and I couldn’t wait to share with you an excerpt from Tim Steven’s new book “Fairness is Overated” on what a great culture looks like. Here is a summary of his 12 observations: 1. People are waiting in line to join your team 2. Turnover is low 3. Top ... Fairness is Overated

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5 Stars

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The Hope Quotient

The Hope Quotient

On 6/25 deandeguara wrote: I learned about Ray Johnston’s book Hope Quotient by attending the Folsom Bayside Campus and was delighted when I found it was available on BookLookBloggers.com for free in exchange for this review. Ray doesn’t just tell you to be encouraged he shows you many practical steps on how to stay encouraged ... 383 Pages of Hope & Encouragement

deandeguara's Rating:

4 Stars

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The 5 Money Personalities

The 5 Money Personalities

On 3/14 deandeguara wrote: My wife and I read The 5 Money Personalities together and thought the book was a refreshing approach to finances. The book is centered around the same idea as the infamous book, The 5 Love Languages except it helps a couple identify each of their own money language: Saver, Spender, Risk Taker, Security ... Book Review: The 5 Money Personalities

deandeguara's Rating:

4 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 10/27 deandeguara wrote: Running for My Life by Lopez Lomong is a compelling story of how a "lost boy" from Sudan was kidnapped by rebel soldiers, escaped certain death, ran for his life, only to be placed in a refugee camp in Kenya, where ultimately he ran right into an unbelievable dream. As Lomong is living to survive ... Running for my life

deandeguara's Rating:

5 Stars

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One Big Thing

One Big Thing

On 8/26 deandeguara wrote: One B1G Thing by Phil Cooke takes you way beyond the basics of just finding your purpose. Phil Cooke coaches the reader to connect purpose with passion, passion with pursuit, and pursuit to a life of productivity and fruitfulness. This book is not just a good read, but if applied can be a roadmap to ... One Big Thing

deandeguara's Rating:

5 Stars

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 7/18 deandeguara wrote: Mondays with My Old Pastor by Jose Luis Navajo is a gem of a book. It’s a story of a young pastor, Navajo, who is discouraged and contemplating quitting ministry, when he begins to visit his old pastor every Monday morning for wisdom and guidance. Through the old pastor’s stories, quotes and life ... Mondays with My Old Pastor

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5 Stars

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Going Deep

Going Deep

On 12/24 deandeguara wrote: Going Deep is about Gordon MacDonald's fictitious pastoral journey of cultivating Christ's deepening work in a small group of hungry people that will one day be the next generation of leaders in an aging church. Though the book is fiction, there are just some fantastic observations and conversations ... Going Deep

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4 Stars

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