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 […]


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This morning I learned of the passing of a member of my extended family who lived to be 103 years old!  “Bobbie” was an amazing example to all who knew and loved her.  She taught herself to play the piano at an early age & later taught piano not only in her home, but also […]


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  Building trust is the most difficult responsibility facing management.  A Manager’s behavior and actions lay the foundation for trust.  According to Whitener, Brodt, Korsgaard & Werner (1998) trustworthy behavior consists of: 1.      Behavioral Consistency 2.      Behavioral Integrity 3.      Sharing & Delegation of Control 4.      Communication 5.      Demonstration of  Concern Consistency in word and deed […]


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Real leadership affects real people, not just the bottom line.  A leader is a steward for future generations, so difficult decisions should be made with integrity and care.  A true leader needs to establish a forward-thinking environment, and not compromise or give up on something worth fighting for.  Workplaces seem to be lacking in respect, […]


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