Monthly Archives: March 2012

Leadership Lessons from John Wooden

Dr. Cory Dodd

It’s Been Decades Since “Coach” was on the Sidelines but His Commitment to Character is as Relevant as it Ever Was This post is adapted from an interview I did with Steve Jamison in 2010.  March is known for its madness.  A time when team greatness is revealed.  March is also a time when the…


Online Education: Friend or Foe?

Dr Jean Mandernach

As you may well know, Mr. President, ‘railroad’ carriages are pulled at the enormous speed of 15 miles per hour by ‘engines’ which, in addition to endangering life and limb of passengers, roar and snort their way through the countryside,  setting fire to crops, scaring the livestock and frightening women and children. The Almighty certainly…

Power and Servant Leadership

Dr. Kevin Barksdale

A servant leader uses power but never assumes power is self-generated. A servant leader receives his power as a gift from his team. He recognizes it as a gift of love and devotion. He recognizes that he has power only as long as he serves and if he stops serving others, the power becomes its…

Supportive Context

Gavriels Horn. Sponsored by Callbutton

If well designed work is a seedling, then the organizational context is the soil in which it is planted – J. Richard Hackman What farmer would plant his or her crops before tending to and preparing the soil? Why is paying attention to the soil so important? Simple—every farmer knows that any harvest is a direct…