Category Archives: Self Reflection

A great example of ‘Those Guys’

In my classes and talks I often mention “those guys,” a mysterious, magical group of men and women that people will often refer to as the ones they’re waiting for to solve a given problem, large or small. True values-based leaders, however, recognize that THEY are “those guys,” and they take it upon themselves to find meaningful solutions and make

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When is it Too Much to Tolerate? If Ever, Now.

Given the craziness of U.S. politics over the past several years, I avoid addressing the topic very often in my writing. This doesn’t mean I ignore what’s happening in our country; frankly, it’s impossible to.  However, I try not to “take sides,” and I strive to look at issues from a “balanced perspective,” seeking to understand ALL sides. I give

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Prayers for the Victims of the Sri Lanka Easter Bombings

Yesterday evening I read in total disbelief — like many of you, I expect — about the tragedy that occurred in Sri Lanka on Easter morning during Christian celebrations commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is hard enough to make sense of why someone would take the life of another person, but how someone could deliberately murder 290 people

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The College Admissions Bribery Scandal and the Issue of Values

By now you have read about the college admissions bribery scandal: The story that begins with the corrupt college consultant, William Singer, who collected more than $25 million from hundreds of parents, hired people to take SAT and ACT tests for their children, and bribed college coaches to recruit these students on college teams using artificial athletic resumes. Yes, it

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