The “R” Word

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The “R” in our C.A.R.E.S Culture stands for “Respect”.  One of the things that I often see missing in interpersonal relations is respect for the other person. I don’t think this is a new problem but rather a growing one. My father only lasted one year as a high school teacher in the public school […]

Striving for a Quality of Life?

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One of the things I frequently hear from those applying for a position with our College is that they want to find a quality of life. A University of Michigan study made a startling research finding some years ago.  They reported that there was one activity, more than anything else, which corresponded to a drastically […]

Say What? | The Key to Communication

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Excellent communication is the key to understanding and to having great relationships. I sometimes overhear conversations where one person anticipates the response of another and responds without fully listening to the person’s comments and as a result, misses the point. One of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People that Dr. Stephen R. Covey advocated […]