What’s Holding You Back?

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As we approach 2016, with great anticipation, many of us have set new goals for ourselves. I have a number of goals that I hope to accomplish this coming year. At times, I believe I’m my own worst enemy when it comes to moving forward. Moving forward often involves getting past our past. Moving forward may […]

Kids Are Smarter Than They Used to Be!

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I’m constantly amazed at the level of understanding of things that I hear from my grand kids! With their access to computers, iPads and other technology, they astound me by how smart they are for their ages! They teach me things on my iPad all of the time. I recently read of an elementary school […]

What Are You Thankful For?

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‘Tis the season to be thankful for our many blessings. I certainly have much to be thankful for, including family, faith and friends! I’m also blessed to work with wonderful folks every day! I am grateful for our forefathers who established this great nation and set aside a day each year to express gratitude and […]

God is Like…

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One of our college’s six core values is Honor God. I’ve had a number of prospective employees tell me they wanted to work for us because of this core value. I recently came across an example of how God can help us from elementary school children. A fifth grade teacher in a Christian school asked her […]

Yogi Berra’s Great Wisdom

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When I was a boy, I played a lot of baseball and I loved watching the New York Yankees. I remember many of the Yankees baseball greats like Roger Marris, Mickey Mantle, and of course – Yogi Berra. Yogi passed way recently at the age of 90 years young. He was a 3-time MVP and […]

Really-Why did the Chicken Cross the Road?

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Yesterday I spoke to our new students who just enrolled with us.  I gave them a talk on moving their life from Good to Great.  As part of the talk I discuss the 4-L’s of Life:  Live, Love, Learn and Leave a Legacy.  I’ve also added a 5th L-LAUGH!  Oh, how important it is to […]

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 […]