Always encouraging to know that real Customer Service is best served with a Human Twist!

Encouraging customer service! As I traveled out-of-town over the New Year I was very encouraged by an incident that occurred on my return flight from St. Louis on January 2nd. I am certainly not a frequent flier but an encourager of others and endeavor to put a positive spin on any circumstance I [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

As You Engage In Conversation With Family This Holiday Season Note The Flavor of The Discourse!

We can do what they do but can they do what we did? What interesting conversations we had at the family gatherings which I attended this year. Once we caught up on family business we began to discuss various triumphs and challenges we faced throughout the course of the year. I marveled at [...]

By |January 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Generational Workplace and the challenges presented by the Next New Addition: GenZ!

Education is learning what you need to know! Children pay attention to their parents much more closely than we usually give them credit for doing. GenZ has observed, pondered, and become determined to find out why? The average person checks their phone 150 times a day! If every distraction only took one minute, that would account for 2.5 hours of distraction per day! […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on The Generational Workplace and the challenges presented by the Next New Addition: GenZ!

Since Communication is so vitally important should we not strive to improve how we do it?

With communication being so instrumental in dealing with the rapid changes brought on by technology, understanding and application seem more difficult to connect than first thought. Soon we are going to have three perceptions on technology to deal with as we move forward in the 21st century. The generations that inspired and created the tech [...]

By |October 27th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Since Communication is so vitally important should we not strive to improve how we do it?

While Revisiting Where You Have Been It Gives You a Greater Appreciation of Where You Are!

So much has changed since I was last here! What a striking contrast as I revisited former schools I had attended in a different state from what I remember and what the academic climate seems to be today. In retrospect my chief takeaway was that I had been ascribing to the vision at [...]

By |October 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on While Revisiting Where You Have Been It Gives You a Greater Appreciation of Where You Are!

Creating Value from the Ground Up to Reach Unattainable Heights!

One of the good things about having your own blog is that you get to pick out the topics upon which to comment. I strive to utilize current topics of interest to my audience that will add value and be a worthwhile investment of time to read. This is what I offer to anyone that [...]

By |September 15th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Creating Value from the Ground Up to Reach Unattainable Heights!

Educators Need Our Help In Equipping Tomorrow’s Leaders with Essential Skills for The Future!

Be Unstoppable! Educators know this is the first step in obtaining a successful career. Desire to learn is the special ingredient that every educator requires in order to accomplish their goal of equipping students with what they need to move forward in life. Parents play a vitally important role in enabling teachers to [...]

By |August 25th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Educators Need Our Help In Equipping Tomorrow’s Leaders with Essential Skills for The Future!

To Close The Skills Gap There is Work To Be Done in Mentoring, Defining Opportunity, and Education

Communication is not an option! Now that the last of the generation known as the Millennials, has either graduated or still involved in some form of post-secondary education for those choosing the academic pathway. Unfortunately for many communication has proven to be somewhat of a "mixed bag" for them. To pursue a little [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on To Close The Skills Gap There is Work To Be Done in Mentoring, Defining Opportunity, and Education

As I Look Back I Begin To Realize How Far I Have Actually Gone!

As I reconnected with many of those I had been influenced by prior to and after the ceremonial ribbon cutting celebration for the new School of Adult and Professional Studies. I realized what a tremendous privilege it was to have been a part of the success that has enabled Union University to move forward and [...]

By |August 5th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on As I Look Back I Begin To Realize How Far I Have Actually Gone!

Not Neccessary For Any Generation to get Out of the Way but Simply Make Room!

The path of least resistance is always the easiest to follow! I know I have used this one before but it emphasizes the message of this post. From the Millennial point of view the picture reflects their mindset. Boomers misconstrue this as being arrogant but if memory serves we were accused of the [...]

By |July 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Not Neccessary For Any Generation to get Out of the Way but Simply Make Room!