November 9 , 2016 /

WHAT HAPPENED NOV 8, 2016

Whether a question or a statement, we have just witnessed a seismic change in the American psyche and political landscape. It is both stunning and shocking and what you make of it will depend on your personally held core values and beliefs. The voice of the “silent majority” has been heard and the challenge now

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October 26 , 2016 /

LIFE LESSONS LEARNED

I have been and continue to be a student of human motivation, human development and human behavior. I worked in schools, universities and hospitals. I learned about organizational development and how systems worked. I also learned why sometimes they didn’t work.  It seemed to me that a system worked because it was designed with the

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October 15 , 2016 /

Lessons Learned in Years of Leadership

I have been and continue to be a student of human motivation, human development and human behavior. I have worked in schools, universities and hospitals. I learned about organizational development and how systems worked. I also learned why sometimes they didn’t work.  It seemed to me that a system worked because it was designed with

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August 29 , 2016 /

LABOR DAY 2016: Remember & Celebrate

There are literally hundreds of workers who have made our lives easier, better and more productive this past year and here are some of them by category.  I will thank a number of them personally this week and next for their good work.  I want them to know that their work is appreciated, that it

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July 21 , 2016 /

LEADER SPIRIT and BEHAVIORS

Psyche was a Princess, the youngest of the three daughters, and her beauty prompted the jealousy and envy of Venus (Aphrodite). In order to avenge herself, the goddess ordered Amor (Eros) to inspire Psyche with a love for the most contemptible of all men, but Amor was so stricken with her beauty that he fell

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July 11 , 2016 /

CONVERGING THEMES IN A TIME OF SADNESS

A short time ago, June 22, I posted a blog “A Week From Hell” and it was mostly personal although it included the June 12 massacre in Orlando that put things into perspective. Then one of my heroes, Elie Wiesel, died on July 2, and I quoted him that day as a memorial: “I swore

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