Beyond Halftime: Practical Wisdom for Your Second Half

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Zondervan, 2008 - Religion - 173 pages
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Wisdom and Support for Your Halftime JourneySince the publication fifteen years ago of Bob Buford's award-winning and newly updated and expanded bestseller, Halftime, more than half a million men and women have made the halftime journey from success to significance. If you are contemplating that journey yourself or have already started, Beyond Halftime is for you.“This book is the result of fifteen years of answering questions about halftime,” writes Buford. “I've focused on the areas that seem to come up most from those who contact me, and I've answered them in much the same way I would answer you if we sat down together over coffee. So in a very real sense, this book allows me to be your companion as you negotiate the ups and downs of the whole halftime experience.”Beyond Halftime invites you to slow down and take time to listen—really listen—to the voice of your heart and the rhythms of your life. The discoveries you're about to make during this vital phase of your life can't be rushed.Enjoy this wise guidance on the things that matter most in moving from gaining success to leaving a legacy. Your most rewarding years lie ahead of you. Welcome to the journey.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Life as a State of Perpetual Disorder
13
How to Know When Youre in Halftime
19
Defining Moments
24
The Metrics of Significance
30
Too Much of a Good Thing?
35
Discarding the Past Moving On
41
Dancing with the Gorilla
47
Born Again and Again An Easter Reflection
102
Reviewing Grace
107
The More You Have the Harder It Is to Give It Away
113
Do Less to Get More Done
120
Finishing Well vs Leaving Well
125
What to Do When Youve Made the Wrong Decision
130
Created for Our Own Happiness?
136
What Are the Odds You Will Be Alive in Ten Years?
141

The Gift of Silence
52
A Balanced Life
59
The God Whos Already There
65
Giving for Results
70
Antidotes to Aging Badly
77
The Paradox of Power
88
Prayer as a State of Being
95
The Unsurpassed Joy of a Shared Dream
146
Blindsided
153
That Painting in the Bedroom
159
Notes
164
Recommended Resources
166
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Bob Bufordis an entrepreneur that grew a successful cable television company in the first half of his life. In his second half, Buford founded Halftime, an organization designed to inspire business and professional leaders to embrace God's calling and move from success to significance. For outstanding resources, self-assessment tools, stories, events and experiences to help you on your Halftime journey from success to significance visit www.Halftime.org.

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