March 2010

22
Mar

Where Has a Little Civility Gone?

GOOD MORNING!” I remember when this was the obvious greeting to start the office day. It may have been followed by a casual inquiry as to how the evening before had gone for you, whether everyone was well in the family, and so on. Today, though, I’ve noticed that this pleasant opener is lost somewhere in a sequencing of such

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7
Mar

Recognizing Defining Moments Takes Courage

We find ourselves in a sphere of enormous change. Actually, this change might be labeled a national defining moment. Defining moments require us to stop and reflect before stepping up to claim our everyday courage. Before taking that critical first step, like the archer trying to hit a bull’s-eye, it is important to pause and ask a Socratic questions: How

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