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May 7 , 2014 /

LEADING CHANGE

Most effective and successful leadership includes dimensions and degrees of change whether change in strategies, goals, programs or personnel.  If change is inevitable, then the question is what kinds of change does your organization need and what resources do you need to move forward? Charts and graphs based on gathered data can illustrate past and

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May 3 , 2014 /

TREES- (another 55 word exercise)

They are tall, short, thick and thin, branches outstretched. Some are deciduous, some are coniferous, Buds and blooms, setting fruit. Many varieties, growing in clusters and alone. Providing shade, lumber and beauty. Many growing old, others not lasting as long. Very much like people, planted on the earth. Swaying in the wind, steadfast and waiting.

April 23 , 2014 /

NAMES FOR THE DIVINE OTHER IN 55 WORDS

Martin Buber defined I-Thou. Paul Tillich, The Eternal Now. Whether Allah, Jahweh, Jehovah, Elohim, Wakan Tanka What’s in a name?  God, unspoken and unseen, Creator, Energy, Power, Spirit, Life Force. Almighty and Everlasting. Why try to describe the indescribable? Holy is her name, that which is sacred, unattainable. Transcendent, above, beyond and omnipresent. Natural order.

April 11 , 2014 /

A PARADOX OF HISTORY

We spent yesterday at the Kennedy Space Center, primarily to see a rocket launch, something we had not witnessed in person previously and it certainly lived up to our expectations.  It was a beautiful day and the several thousand people gathered on the shoreline were all waiting patiently for the scheduled 1:45 PM launch.  It

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April 4 , 2014 /

LEADERSHIP COACHING: WHAT’S THE VALUE?

A good coaching process helps a leader learn how to achieve specific personal and professional goals. The purpose of coaching is to help the individual move forward, overcome any perceived obstacles, and move to a higher level of effectiveness, not to simply to solve problems and issues du jour. The coach is most often an

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March 29 , 2014 /

CHOOSE SOME TIME FOR YOURSELF

Some time ago I wrote a short piece called “No Virtue in Being Busy.” My point was to say that I believe there is very little value in how busy we appear to be because our calendars and schedules are full to overflowing.  A follow up article published here recently was called “The Appearance of

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