Monthly Archives: January 2012

Pace and Management

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Dr. Kevin Blanchard – Dean of the Ken Blanchard College of Business at Grand Canyon University – shares thoughts on Pace and Management.                 Like what you’ve read?  Don’t miss a single thought! Subscribe to receive e-mail alerts each time a new blog entry is uploaded.Leave Blank:Do Not…

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE COMMAS GONE?

Gavriels Horn

Every day as I drive to and from school, I pass a particular billboard on the side of the road that causes me to cringe.  It reads, “HEY AMERICA, WHAT ARE YOU DRINKIN’?”  Aside from the cutesy yet mildly annoying omission of the “g” at the end of “drinking,” the billboard contains a much more…

Entertainers In Society

May Busch

My daughter’s class is learning about medieval history, and as we chatted about what life was like in those times, it struck me that the value society places on entertainers has been turned on its head. Back then, they had gladiators who were pretty much slaves, and if they performed well, they got to live. …

Wholesale Approval of Genetically Engineered Foods — Obama Administration Disappoints/Angers Public

Mark Kastel

Agent Orange Herbicide Ingredient Would be Widely Used USDA seeks comments for Monsanto and Dow genetically engineered crops Cornucopia, WI – Over the holidays, the United States Department of Agriculture announced its approval of a novel strain of genetically engineered corn, developed by Monsanto, purportedly being “drought tolerant.” Despite receiving nearly 45,000 public comments in…

Displacement Allows us to Survive

Dr. Phil Wagner

Displacement was one of the most crucial evolutionary characteristics, as escaping from a predator can be simplified into creating the largest distance between predator and prey, hopefully as fast as possible. Sports also depend on displacement, and as a result, most physical tests evaluate this measure, sprinting a certain distance, vertical jump height, even agility…

How do we get there from here?

Dr Nicholas J Markette

The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs. –Vance Havner The world, it seems, is full of people with visions, and missions, but without structured action. Without effectively structured action ideas are not much different than fantasies. The need…

Note to Student-Athletes: Lead Like Tebow. Now!

Dr. Cory Dodd

The world needs more leaders.  The pace and scope of change in the past ten years has been unprecedented.  To succeed in our ever-changing world we need to find new leaders and new ways to lead.  The challenges and opportunities we face are huge.  To deal with these challenges we need people with diverse skills…

Happy New Year! Our wish for you in 2012.

Gavriels Horn

Happy 2012 to our readers. Thank you for helping us grow a “thought” into an evolving reality. This year will include improvements and new ideas for Gavriel’s Horn sponsored by Callbutton, but we do not have all of the answers. If you have ideas please share them with us. Today marks the busy season for…