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Blanchard mixes humor, wisdom in final lecture

March 27, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The final installment of “The Power of Self-Leadership” series covers a range of topics, including “seagull management.”

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Blanchard at 75: He’s still leading the way

March 25, 2014 / by / 2 Comments

Fit and focused, Dr. Ken Blanchard shows no signs of slowing down. His most recent book chronicles his 30-pound weight loss, and he has five more books in the works.

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Canyon Challenge finals: Creativity rules

March 24, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

The five finalists for the third annual entrepreneurial competition will be pursuing $10,000 in prizes — and the field appears stronger than ever.

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The message in the music: New worship arts program to put Scripture before song

March 17, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

By Doug Carroll GCU News Bureau “David and the whole company of Israel were in the parade, singing at the top of their lungs and playing mandolins, harps, tambourines, castanets and cymbals.” — 2 Samuel 6:5 (Message translation) Never mind his big victory over Goliath or his 30-year reign as Israel’s king. David was a worship leader with one rocking resumé. As the Eric Clapton of his time, young David played the harp so beautifully that he chased away the blues of King Saul. He was a prolific lyricist, credited with writing approximately half of the 150 psalms in the Bible. His dance moves, displayed on one occasion while wearing a tight-fitting garment of questionable taste, disgusted his status-conscious wife, who then received a stinging rebuke from him: “In God’s presence I’ll dance all I want! I’ll become even more undignified than this!” With such a rich heritage of making a joyful noise to the Lord, it’s no wonder that Christians place a king-size emphasis on worship. On Sundays in American churches, a sizable portion of most services is devoted to music, although the harpist/psalmist/mosher of old wouldn’t recognize today’s tools: electric guitars and amplifiers, wireless microphones, soundboards, computerized lighting, […]

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Day 1 blog: Commencement at Comerica Theatre

March 14, 2014 / by / 1 Comment

Highlights from Friday’s graduation of nearly 900 students in four of GCU’s colleges: Arts and Sciences, Theology, Doctoral Studies and Business.

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Canyon Challenge finalists gear up for ‘Sharks’

March 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Five have made the final cut in the third annual entrepreneurial competition and will make live presentations on March 27.

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Stellar Hall of Fame class inducted at homecoming

March 03, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Samantha Murphy, who redefined “student-athlete” at the University on the basketball court and in the classroom, and six others were honored at Ethington Theatre on campus.

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Leigh Steinberg tells why he’s an agent for change

February 25, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Among his tips to GCU students: Look for new concepts and new ways of doing things, be willing to put career ahead of personal pleasure, learn how to effectively interact with people.

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Colangelo’s career demonstrates what’s in a name

February 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Sports executive Jerry Colangelo, whose career with the Phoenix Suns, Arizona Diamondbacks and USA Basketball is familiar to most Arizonans, shared some of his guiding philosophy in the first installment of “The Back Story” on campus.

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Ken Blanchard scores with talk on self-leadership

February 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

The leadership guru used examples from the world of sports in his second talk in three weeks on the GCU campus.

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