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  • A FIELD GUIDE TO LEADERSHIP

    “Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.” ― Frank Herbert “In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing… Read More ›

  • YOU CAN’T LIE TO YOUR PETS, AND YOU CAN’T LIE TO YOUR TEACHERS

    “The great challenge of adulthood is holding on to your idealism after you lose your innocence.” ― Bruce Springsteen “People may or may not say what they mean… but they always say something designed to get what they want.” ―… Read More ›

  • STAY IN YOUR LANE

    “You cannot observe people through an ideology. Your ideology observes for you.” ― Philip Roth “Our children begin by loving us; as they grow up they judge us; sometimes they forgive us.” ― Mary Higgins Clark, Where Are You Now?… Read More ›

  • MR. WEATHERBEE’S BLUES

    “The beauty or ugliness of a character lay not only in its achievements, but in its aims and impulses; its true history lay, not among things done, but among things willed.” ― Thomas Hardy, Tess of the D’Urbervilles “Jesus Christ… Read More ›

  • EXCUSE ME, CAN I ASK A QUESTION?

    “Perhaps the most extraordinary characteristic of current America is the attempt to reduce life to buying and selling. Life is not love unless love is sex and bought and sold. Life is not knowledge save knowledge of technique, of science… Read More ›

  • SOME WIT AND WISDOM FROM DAD GONE WILD

    “Because it strikes me there is something greater than judgment. I think it is called mercy.” ― Sebastian Barry, The Secret Scripture “Is there a wrong way to say “I don’t know”? Yes. When we declare ignorance, it should be… Read More ›

  • YEP, THAT’S AN ICEBERG DEAD AHEAD.

    “Go Home. Cut your losses. Stay. Go for it. You are a republic of voices tonight. Unfortunately, that republic is Italy. All these voices waving their arms and screaming at one another.” ― Jay McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City “We are all of us born… Read More ›

  • INSIGHTS FROM A FRIEND

    If something is leaked to the press, the bigmouth will be tracked down and punished. Scandals aren’t public scandals if you get there before your enemies do.” ― Mike Royko, Boss: Richard J. Daley of Chicago “But I’d rather not… Read More ›

  • MAY I OFFER SOME CLARIFICATION?

    “The best laid schemes o’ Mice an’ Men, Gang aft agley. An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! (To A Mouse)” ― Robert Burns, Collected Poems of Robert Burns “I am very interested and fascinated how… Read More ›

  • MNPS PRODUCES TOP TALENT

    “This is how Heaven works. They’re practical. We are always looking for rays of light. For lightning bolts or burning bushes. But God is a worker, like us. He made the world — He didn’t hire poor Indios to build… Read More ›