Learning from the younger

Learning from the younger

I read a great article the other day about the “8 Sins Christians have become numb to.” Great article and did not mention homosexuality, divorce,…

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Communication

Communication

Communication—or lack thereof—may very well be the root of all evil when it comes to leadership.  As a public school teacher and administrator, I was…

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Personal & Personnel Management

Personal & Personnel Management

Please forgive the skipped post last week and the late one this week. I have a long list of excuses if you are interested. When…

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Fear

Fear

“Hawkeye” Pierce, one of the characters on MASH, probably stated it best when he told Sidney Friedman the three basic human emotions are greed, fear,…

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Procrastination - the seed of failure

Procrastination – the seed of failure

The best advice I got in graduate school was not from a professor – and for the record I had some great ones. Thanks Dr….

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Ride Your Best Horse First

Ride Your Best Horse First

Someone asked the other day where I come up with the Cowboy Logic, some are copied from Kit Pharo, a rancher up in southeastern Colorado….

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How not to pick a horse - or personnel

How not to pick a horse – or personnel

I have always been partial to off-colored horses and dogs. Roans, greys and duns are my favorite color of horse. I know, I know, the…

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Personnel - Its All About Character

Personnel – Its All About Character

My young son had a summer job clearing lots in the mountains of northeastern New Mexico a couple of years ago. He made a good…

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Personnel Problems suck the life out of organizations

Personnel Problems suck the life out of organizations

  Ba Back when I oversaw an organization of 900 plus employees I often thought there must be one of these machines on the edge…

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Familiarity Breeds Contempt

Familiarity Breeds Contempt

So, I was doing some work on the house and hauling materials from the lumber yard. I have made the trip many times – familiar….

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