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Your Rights are at Risk

Business, Leadership

It’s Time to Pay Attention The following article is based on a speech given by Ken Cuccinelli, Attorney General of Virginia, sponsored by Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center for Constitutional Studies and Citizenship. “Freedom is never more than one generation away…

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It’s Time for Reformation in Education

Business, Leadership

Guiding and Measuring our Most Valuable Resource “A capacity for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.  It is the key to the already solved problems.  And it gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing…

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The Odd Couple

Business, Leadership

How Josh and Jeff Make It Work If you didn’t see the movie based on Neil Simon’s play “The Odd Couple” about the fastidious neat-freak Felix Unger and the slovenly sports writer Oscar Madison, perhaps you saw the TV sitcom. …

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The Bridge We Must Build

Business, Leadership

What the New Generational Gap Means to our Future We’ve all heard the cliché, “Can’t live with them; can’t live without them.” Unless you’re from Mars, the “them” is people. We all are involved with people and ultimately, we’re all…

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A Resolution You Can Keep!

Business, Leadership

Eliminate Cognitive Dissonance Cognitive dissonance is the uncomfortable or disturbing feeling caused by holding conflicting ideas simultaneously. Human nature is motivated to remove or resolve cognitive dissonance. A simple example is not wearing a seatbelt when you know the consequences…

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Who Is That Masked Man?

Business, Leadership

Detecting the Impression Managers A scorpion approached the riverbank, saw a frog and asked, “May I have a ride to the other side?”  The frog said, “No, you are a scorpion and you will sting and kill me.”  The scorpion…

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Solutions through Collaboration

Business, Leadership

Recognizing No Single Answer, Is the Answer “As our world grows more complex, time moves more rapidly, and needs become more numerous, we have discovered that we can only meet the challenges we face when all the gifts given by…

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Gone, But Not Forgotten

Business, Leadership

The Legacy of Coach John Wooden The greatest opportunity for all young professionals can be found in the lessons of Coach John Wooden, who recently passed away at the age of 99. “He was bigger than just our school, he…

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Leadership NOW

Business, Leadership

It’s More Than First Impressions Recently, I had the opportunity to address the 2010 LEAD Brevard graduating class. I want to share with you some of the conversation from that evening because we desperately need quality leadership.  “Change” has become…