Oct 202016

The Police Officer will do a good job.  But at the root?   it’s not actually his job.   The growth of gangs is a symptom that tells us we are failing.  So how do we get a passing grade? A fundamental responsibility of our communities is to provide the stew to nourish our individual toddlers into […]

Oct 062016

“Things Fall Apart”, a novel by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe given to me 35 years ago. Chinua Achebe died in 2013, in Boston. I hate to offer only two insights from his impressive legacy.   Maybe the links will compensate. On the subject of violence in our communities,  wherever in the world they may be: from   […]

Jun 082015

I am prompted to put forth the ideas of Simon Sinek  in the midst of more turmoil at the University.  (The ex-President is suing the University for $8 or $8.5 million.) The “radical idea” about leaders is not new and it’s spreading fast!   Thanks goodness.   Maybe you can help spread it even further? “Leaders Eat Last” by Simon Sinek was […]

Jun 142014

I find this interesting (as well as tragic), in the context of Change.  Change comes about through awareness – – seeing through things. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = == Email exchange,  My reply: Yes – angry men.  They were betrayed by their leaders. I wonder how […]