Category: Newsletters

October 2011

“The Strange Experience Of Death: My Mother’s Passing” Note: This was written the day after my mother died – Sept. 26th My mother died yesterday. I got a call at 5:30 in the morning telling me that she died in

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April 2011

“Too Many Leaders Fail To Live Up To Their Potential, Because They Stop Working On Themselves”(Harvard Business Review, 2011) This quote captures the essence of the seminar that I’ll be teaching this summer at the University of Montana. Its designed

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February 2011

The twenty-four hour news cycle initiated by cable television, has tended to trivialize the notion of “history in the making.” But these last two weeks have truly brought life to the concept. Both in the Middle East and North Africa,

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January 2011

The New Year starts out, for me, with a number of new ventures and adventures. As many of you are already aware, I recently completed a unique learning project with two friends and colleagues – Frank Sarr and John Stout.

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October/November 2010

I consider the introduction to the newsletter my opportunity to share interesting, miscellaneous tidbits.  So here are three. 1.     Last week, during my travels around the country, I went through security at a small airport in North Carolina and saw

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September 2010

It’s not your imagination – there was no August newsletter. I’m right in the middle of one of those “good news/bad news” scenarios. I haven’t been this busy in a long time (I’ve been “rediscovered” – alas, in my late

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July 2010

A part of this newsletter is about unexpected experiences.  One of those occurred this past Saturday, when Arleah and I took a boat trip up the Flathead River with our friends, Deb and Jere Newell.  The Newells live on Flathead

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June 2010

The response to the “Personal” section of the last newsletter has been very interesting.  Most of it has been along the lines of identifying with many of my feelings connected with growing older.  A few reactions, though, both through emails

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May 2010

A number of you have let me know that you forward the newsletter to friends, relatives, and colleagues, on a fairly regular basis. If you’d like them to get the newsletter directly, just let me know, and we’ll get them

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May 2009

I seem to be coming across great quotes these days. This one was provided by a good friend and colleague – Tony Burnham – probably the best labor lawyer in the country. Tony and his partner – Leslie Gray –

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