Listening to the 2nd Inaugural address delivered by President Obama and the whole pageantry of the occasion, I was struck by two themes; we the people and fairness. His theme of “we the people’ included the issues of; keeping the promise of social security, medicare and medicaid; responding to global climate change; fairness in how we somehow respond to wage and income differences, gender, equality and immigration. For readers, here is the full, actual text of this speech. And thank your for inviting Myrlie Evers to speak. That was a treat. Continue reading “Seizing the Moment, Obama’s Inaugural Address”
Non-profit organizations whether they are small, storefront churches, the American Red Cross or anything in between really have to learn a few basic rules to be successful. Continue reading “Six Rules for the Effective Non-Profit”
A friend of mine and another person in my community of faith passed away recently from pancreatic and liver cancer. … Continue reading We All Leave a Legacy. What is in this?
I found this article from the BBC astonishing. Considering the sad state of affairs for so much of education in … Continue reading Educational News, from Great Britain
In 2003, this report found that the economic future of a major rust belt state depended upon revitalizing its demographic mix and curbing some of the nation’s most radical patterns of sprawl and abandonment.
Continue reading Revisiting Back to Prosperity: A Competitive Agenda for Renewing Pennsylvania
The Marriage Index is the product of a bipartisan group of scholars and leaders who selected five indicators as fundamental. What are these five? Continue reading Measuring the Marriage Culture in the U.S.
Most companies are familiar with implementing a strategy to accomplish their most important goals. Why are having a vision; articulating values and crafting a mission statement important also? Also, how does a Balanced Scorecard fit in? Continue reading Establishing the mission, values & vision