Category Archives: Self Reflection

Tackling the “Return to Office” Debate — with a Balanced Perspective

  My challenge to everyone: Take the time to develop a BALANCED PERSPECTIVE on all topics. For today, I will apply it to the debate raging around whether and how employees should return to their offices (RTO) after the pandemic, and in my next post, I will tackle the gun control debate. Yes, I’m in a feisty mood! 😀 My

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Ukraine Invasion: A time for prayer and reflection

The last four days have been truly tragic. Ukraine, an independent country, was invaded by Russi   a in a manner that violated all laws and signed agreements. It is not a stretch to compare this to what Germany did in the 1930s that led to World War II. The Ukrainian President and citizens have exhibited remarkable leadership and courage

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My annual three most important days…and boy did I need them this year!

A friend summed up 2020 the other day for me: “Harry, the only good news regarding 2020 is that it is almost over.” Very few people have seen anything like it: A pandemic that has killed more than 1.5 million people around the world, including 280,000 Americans; 25 million Americans unemployed or underemployed, significant social unrest, and a U.S. presidential

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The surprising power of reading to broaden your thinking

Here’s a blog post to take your mind away (at least temporarily) from the US presidential election and COVID 😉 Many years ago, as an 18-year-old freshman at Lawrence University, a liberal arts college in northeastern Wisconsin, I learned an invaluable lesson in my required Freshman Studies class. We were assigned to read everything from Plato’s Republic to Shakespeare’s plays,

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